A new feature on MAFC.com.au is the Coaches Corner where we get to meet the Coaching group for 2017. Here we meet Club stalwart, Mt Majura Viticulturist and all-round nice bloke Leo Quirk.
Nickname : Quirky
This years team : Under 15's
Coaching Experience : 7 Years
Coaching @ MAFC : 3 Years
Coaching Highlight :
1-Having a parent coming up to me after a year of Auskick and for her to tell me that her daughter had gain so much confidence from playing this year and her whole outlook had changed and her school results had improved out of sight.
2-A piece of rope at training and what you can do with 30 boys and their parents good fun.
Where did you play your junior footy?
Finley, Turvey Park, Barellan, Coleambally & CSU Bushpigs
Favourite AFL Team and why : Sydney Swans
I was indoctrinated by my father into South Melbourne bloods and followed them to Sydney. Personal highlights to share 2005 with my Dad and 2012 with my son at the 'G' priceless
Coaching Philosophy :
Teach them the skills they need to achieve and make it fun environment on the training track and on game day.
It's not about me- team first
Listen - I don't know it all