AUSTRALIAN ARMY FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION

COURAGE - RESPECT - INITIATIVE - TEAMWORK

Our Team

Staff

Chris Clifton

Senior Coach

Age: 43

Current Club: Queanbeyan Tigers AFC, AFL Canberra

Position Held: Midfield Coach

Years Represnted as coach:

2020, 2019 


Chris was appointed as the Women’s Senior Coach in June 2018. He is a Level 2 nationally recognised coach with coaching experience at AFLW, AFL Academy and Community State Junior and Senior level competitions. His first coaching apointment in Army was the Senior coach of the 1 BDE Army Womens AFL team in 2015 .


Chris is currently appointed as the Senior Assistant Coach at Collingwood Football Club- AFLW, and is also the Senior Womens Coach to the Queanbeyan Australian Football Club, ACT. 



Jamie Fogg

Assistaint Coach

Age: 

Current Club: Curra Swans FC, NQAFL

Position Held:  Forwards Line Coach

Years Represnted as coach:

2020, 2019  - (Mens) 2018,2017, 2016 


Jamie was appointed as the Women’s Assistant Coach in June 2018 after 3 years as an assistant coach with the Army Men’s program. He is a Level 2 nationally recognised coach with coaching and playing experience at Representative and Community Level.


Jamie is currently appointed as the Senior Coach of the Curra Swans in Townsville, where he is also the Townsville Men’s Representative coach. Jamie is currently the Assistant Coach of the North Queensland men’s Representative team, a position he has held for the last 4 years.

Jamie was also selected in the Army men’s team in 2002-2003. 



Leigh Redpath

Assistaint Coach

Age: 

Current Club: Sandgate Hawks FC, QAFLW

Position Held: Defensive Line Coach

Years Represnted as coach:

2020 


Leigh was appointed assistant coach in 2020. He is currently undertaking his level 2 accreditation. He is currently appointed as the senior women's coach at Sandgate in Brisbane. He has previously coached at Norwood with SANFL youth girls development squads and with the Hinterland Blues on the Sunshine coast. Leigh is the defensive Line coach for the Army womens squad.


Kelly Dunlop

S&C Coach

Age:  35

Current Club: Southern Power AFC, AFLW NSW

Position Held: Strength & Conditioning Coach

Years Represnted as coach:

2020, 2019 


Kelly was appointed as the Women’s Strength and Conditioning Coach in Apr 2019. She is a Sergeant Physical Training Instructor with over 14 years’ experience. She is a nationally accredited Australian Strength and Conditioning Association Level 1 Coach, Australian Weightlifting Federation Level 1 Coach and holds a Diploma in Remedial (Sports) Massage. 


Kelly is a current Premier Division player for Southern Power, Sydney Region and in 2019 started further community engagement by becoming an AFL umpire for NSW/ACT. Kelly has also represented the Australian Army Squads for Rugby Union 2009-2015 and Touch Football 2006-2008. In 2017 Kelly made the change to AFL and was selected in the 2019 and 2020 Army AFLW Squads. 


Amie Love

Women's Manager

Age: 31

Current Club: Waratah FC, NTFLW

Position Held: Womens Team Manager

Years Represnted as manager:

2020, 2019 



Amie was appointed as the women's team manager in August of 2018. Since joining the Army she has always remained connected with AFL as her primary sport and has represented at brigade and in 2020 was selected as player for the national Army squad. 


Amie is a 2 times premiership player and has been an NTFL Womens Premier League player in Darwin, for the Wrartah FC, since 2012.


2020 Squad

1 

Rhiannon Busch

Captain

Age : 31

Height: 164cm

Current Club: Norwood FC, SAWFL

Position:  Midfield / Utility

Years Represented:

2020, 2019, 2018, 2016, 2015, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010

2

Tehlara Lovett


Age: 24

Height: 173cm

Current Club: SMOSH FC, SA 

Position: Defender

Years Represnted:

2020


3

Rachel Fillmore

Age :  20

Height:  165cm

Current Club:  Wilston Grange FC, QAFL

Position:  Utility

Years Represnted:  

2020,2019

 

4

Pamela Amber

Age : 25

Height: 161cm

Current Club: Curra Swans, AFL Townsville

Position: Forward

Years Represnted:

2020, 2019, 2018, 2017 

5


Maddison Gissing


Age : 20

Height: 160cm

Current Club: Waratah FC, NTFL Women's

Position: Midfield / Forward

Years Represnted:

2020,

6

Mollie Emond

Age: 28

Height: 174cm

Current Club: Nil

Position: Midfield / Utility

Years Represented:

2020, 2019, 2018

7

Elizabeth Meli

Age: 29

Height: 180cm

Current Club: Nil

Position: Ruck

Years Represnted:

2020

8

Jennifer Nowland

Age: 30

Height: 171cm

Current Club: Hermit Park Tigers FC, AFL Townsville

Position: Utility

Yers Represented:

2020


9

Nicole O'Connor

Age: 27

Height: 160cm

Current Club:  Hermit Park FC, AFL Townsville

Position: Defender

Years Represented: 

2020, 2018,2017,2016

10

Elise Franco

Age: 21

Height: 169cm

Current Club: Macquarie University, FC, AFL Sydney

Position: Midfield / Forward

Years Represented:

2020

11

Kirby Mackie

Age: 30

Height: 173cm

Current Club:

Curra Swans FC, AFL Townsville

Position: Wing

Years Represented:

2020,2019

12

Elisha Gallagher

Age: 26

Height: 171cm

Current Club: Norwood FC, SAWFL

Position: Defender

Years Represented: 

2020, 2019

13

Eliza Oates

Vice Captain


Age: 34

Height: 169cm

Current Club: Curra Swans, AFL Townsville

Position: Wing / Midfielder

Years Represented:

2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2015, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010

14

Telcha Steel


Age: 30

Height: 168cm

Current Club: Curra Swans, AFL Townsville

Position: Defender

Years Represented:

2020


15

Amber Alexander

Age : 26

Height: 172cm

Current Club: Hermit Park FC, AFL Townsville

Position: Defender

Years Represented:

2020, 2017

16

Gemma Chmielewski

Age: 35

Height: 167cm

Current Club: Newtown Breakaways WAFL FC, AFL Sydney

Position: Forward

Years Represented:

2020

17

Stephanie Simmonds

Age: 22
Height: 164cm
Current Club: East Fremantle FC, WAFL-W
Position: Midfield
Years Represented:
2020

18

Bree Clark

Age : 24

Height: 167cm

Current Club: Hermit Park Tigers FC, AFL Townsville

Position: Midfield / Wing

Years Represented:

2020

19

Amaliya Davies-Scherer

Age: 20

Height: 161cm

Current Club: Curra Swans, AFL Townsville

Position: Forward

Years Represented:

2020

20

Jayne Sleigh

Age : 31

Height: 175

Current Club:  Curra Swans, AFL Townsville

Position: Ruck/Defnder

Years Represnted:

2020


21

Amie Love

Age: 31

Height: 167cm

Current Club: Waratah FC, NTFLW

Position: Defender

Years Represnted:

2020

22

Eloise Oconnor

Age: 25

Height: 168cm

Current Club: Wilston Grange FC, QAFL

Position: Midfielder

Years Represented:

2020, 2019

23

Liz Drake

Age: 26

Height: 176cm

Current Club: Edwardstown FC, SAWFL

Position: Forward

Years Represented:

2020, 2019, 2017, 2015, 2014


24

Alice Little

Age: 31

Height: 165cm

Current Club: Nil

Position: Defender

Years Represented:

2020

25

Heather Rosenzweig

Age: 33

Height: 180cm

Current Club: Edwardstown Football Club, Glenelg-South Adelaide District Football League

Position: Ruck

Years Represented:

2020, 2019, 2012, 2011, 2010

26

Lucy Caldow

Age: 21

Height: 170cm

Current Club: Curra Swans, AFL Townsville

Position: Forward

Years Represented:

2020


27

Jess McKinnon

Age : 31

Height: 172cm

Current Club: ADFA Rams, AFL Canberra

Position: Defender

Years Represented  

2020, 2019, 2017, 2016, 2014 

28

Kira Grimes

Age: 25 

Height: 176cm

Current Club: St Kevin's Saints, VAVA, VIC

Position: Forward

Years Represented:

2020,2018

29


Kelly Dunlop



Age: 35

Height: 163cm

Current Club: Southern Power FC, AFL Sydney

Position: Forward

Years Represented:

2020,2019