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Curtin Wesley Football Coach selected as new AFL Women's coach

[Posted: 10 Oct 2018]

Head coach of Curtin’s own Curtin University Wesley Football Club, Trent Cooper, has been appointed as the new head coach of the Fremantle Dockers AFL Women's side.

In a move that highlights the coaching talent at our club and further cements the clubs position in the football community as a leader in development.

Cooper had been head coach at Curtin University Wesley for the 2017 and 2018 seasons while also heavily involved in high performance coaching with various women’s teams at the WAFC and was instrumental into the successful introduction of a Women’s team at Curtin Wesley Tigers.

His appointment as Fremantle’s AFLW coach, comes on the back of 2 disappointing seasons for Fremantle, in which they were able to win just 4 of their 14 games.

The 2019 AFLW competition will expand from 8 teams to 10 and will commence in early February.