Assistant Coaches - Forwards line coach and opposition strategy coach to move on at the end of 2019

EnolaGay

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Wholeheartedly agree. He's better talking candidly to talking points in the 'From the Coach', holding his own mike. This was more scripted I guess, and he doesn't seem to know what to do with his hands, looks supremely uncomfortable with the smart TV as well. Also not sure what the heck he's wearing, is it a training bib over the top of a thick jumper or something?

Appreciate the insight though.
Yep, the content was good. The hi-vis bullet-proof vest, not so sure about that!
 

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Harvey looked gutted after the siren. Took a minute to just sit and stare out at the field while all the others were vacating the box.
 

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Did have a chuckle. Seriously though, Roughead is the ideal candidate to be an assistant next year.

Highly respected within the industry: check
Been part of a very successful era, under the best coach of the past 20 years: check
Fresh out of the game (if he does retire): check
Can help with our forward issues: check

Please let us headhunt him as the forwards coach. Promote Kelly to be the midfield line coach, Rutten as the back line coach. Bring in a Leigh Tudor as development coach and if it gets to it, an untried head coach.
 

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Did have a chuckle. Seriously though, Roughead is the ideal candidate to be an assistant next year.

Highly respected within the industry: check
Been part of a very successful era, under the best coach of the past 20 years: check
Fresh out of the game (if he does retire): check
Can help with our forward issues: check

Please let us headhunt him as the forwards coach. Promote Kelly to be the midfield line coach, Rutten as the back line coach. Bring in a Leigh Tudor as development coach and if it gets to it, an untried head coach.
Yep I'd be pretty happy with that as an assistant lineup though Kelly may move on to different systems for experience.
I still think a setup of line coach for each section try and grab them from different systems for the IP.
Put a Worsfold/Clarkson/roos in a senior position and then have a young coach as the figurehead.

You put the people and the IP around him. You have the old wise head leading the department and providing assistance then you have the young coach which can grow with the group and would be seeking advice and help instead of blindly sticking to what they think is best.

I rekon that's the change that happened with Buckley. As soon as he dropped the my way is best why can't you just do what I do attitude and changed the pies have turned into a great team.
 

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Yep I'd be pretty happy with that as an assistant lineup though Kelly may move on to different systems for experience.
I still think a setup of line coach for each section try and grab them from different systems for the IP.
Put a Worsfold/Clarkson/roos in a senior position and then have a young coach as the figurehead.

You put the people and the IP around him. You have the old wise head leading the department and providing assistance then you have the young coach which can grow with the group and would be seeking advice and help instead of blindly sticking to what they think is best.

I rekon that's the change that happened with Buckley. As soon as he dropped the my way is best why can't you just do what I do attitude and changed the pies have turned into a great team.
IP? In any case other types like Maxwell or McVeigh or players from other successful cultures need to be considered as well.
 

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Did have a chuckle. Seriously though, Roughead is the ideal candidate to be an assistant next year.

Highly respected within the industry: check
Been part of a very successful era, under the best coach of the past 20 years: check
Fresh out of the game (if he does retire): check
Can help with our forward issues: check

Please let us headhunt him as the forwards coach. Promote Kelly to be the midfield line coach, Rutten as the back line coach. Bring in a Leigh Tudor as development coach and if it gets to it, an untried head coach.
From Leongatha so the captain will like him .:p
 

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Do we have to look outside the box like the Saints did with Billy Slater ?
We have Dan Richardson and Ben Rutten who know the Richmond system which is based on making it fun but also play your role but do we need to look at a leadership coach who has done some work under a system like the Storm where it is very much hold no prisoners and you do everything in your power to get the "team " over the line.
I just think we are too nice which is really at odds with the way Worsfold and Harvey played.:think:
 

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Intellectual property. Just take people from successful systems basically.

What Hodge and Fagan have done for Brisbane is along the lines of what I'm thinking we need in this club.
Yep, gotcha. That's what I want from Roughy, why I'm interested in McVeigh (learned from Roos, who we know is very good), Leigh Tudor worked under some great coaches.
 

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Do we have to look outside the box like the Saints did with Billy Slater ?
We have Dan Richardson and Ben Rutten who know the Richmond system which is based on making it fun but also play your role but do we need to look at a leadership coach who has done some work under a system like the Storm where it is very much hold no prisoners and you do everything in your power to get the "team " over the line.
I just think we are too nice which is really at odds with the way Worsfold and Harvey played.:think:
My concern with this is that any person with the attitude the club needs will be forced to bite their tongue in order to not ruffle too many feathers because that's just not how things are done at Essendon. The players weren't even able to handle a tweet from Xavier Campbell.
 

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Do we have to look outside the box like the Saints did with Billy Slater ?
We have Dan Richardson and Ben Rutten who know the Richmond system which is based on making it fun but also play your role but do we need to look at a leadership coach who has done some work under a system like the Storm where it is very much hold no prisoners and you do everything in your power to get the "team " over the line.
I just think we are too nice which is really at odds with the way Worsfold and Harvey played.:think:
Do everything in your power to get team over the line??? Eeeek hello Dank, hello Warner and Australian cricket team??? Hello storm and salary cap saga?

What we need is a vision. And everyone’s position opened to interview to be employed if they fit that vision Similar to 76ers ‘trust the process’ not ‘whatever it takes’.
 
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