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Matt Newbold to be assistant coach in 2020

The 2020 Academy coaching line-up has been strengthened with the appointment of Matt Newbold to the position of assistant coach. Newbold was a key and popular figure in the Redbacks’ inaugural season as the Head of Strength & Conditioning. His supervision of the warm-ups and post-match recovery, triangulated with the sports medical therapy team and… Continue reading Matt Newbold to be assistant coach in 2020

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Dr Emilio Kardaris appointed as Director of Medical

The Academy will retain the services of Dr Emilio Kardaris in 2020 with the RMIT fellow appointed to the position of Director of Medical. Dr Kardaris was the Tuesday night supervisor of the sports medical therapy team, overseeing and assessing the work of the osteopathy, chiropractic and myotherapy student interns at Bundoora Oval. “Seeing as… Continue reading Dr Emilio Kardaris appointed as Director of Medical

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2020 Skill Development Coaches Signed On

Chris Falcke and Chris O’Connor have been appointed as Academy skill development coaches for the 2020 season. Falcke was one of the earliest figures at the Academy as the running & acceleration coach in RMIT’s pre-season. The on-field improvement and success of the Redbacks was in no small part due to his monitoring and training… Continue reading 2020 Skill Development Coaches Signed On

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Julz Nannetti appointed 2020 Strength & Conditioning Manager

Popular Redback Julz Nannetti will be the Academy Strength & Conditioning Manager in 2020. The reigning Reserves’ Leading Goal-Kicker and international gold-medal winning powerlifter says she is excited to begin work with pre-season just over two weeks away. “I've seen the amount of effort and sacrifice that the executive team and coaches have put in… Continue reading Julz Nannetti appointed 2020 Strength & Conditioning Manager

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Vince Atkinson reappointed as High-Performance Manager

The RMIT Women’s Football Academy has secured a key signing with the re-appointment of Vince Atkinson to the position of High-Performance Manager. Having headed up North Melbourne’s Strength & Conditioning program in the Kangaroos’ inaugural AFL Women’s season, Atkinson was appointed in April this year to oversee the Strength & Conditioning, sports medical therapy and… Continue reading Vince Atkinson reappointed as High-Performance Manager