After weeks of speculation, four-time premiership coach Alastair Clarkson has signed a five-year deal with his former club. Check it out.
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Clarkson grew up in the small rural town of Kaniva, Victoria.He moved to Ballarat at the age of 14 to board at Ballarat Clarendon College, where he played in the school cricket and football teams.
|Full name||Alastair Clarkson|
|Date of birth||27 April 1968|
|Original team(s)||Kaniva (TFL)|
|Height||177 cm (5 ft 10 in)|
|Weight||79 kg (174 lb)|
|Position(s)||Forward / Midfielder|
|1987–1995||North Melbourne||93 (61)|
When not playing for his school, Clarkson would play for the Kaniva & Districts Football Club in the Tatiara Football League.
Clarkson was appointed senior coach of Hawthorn at the end of the 2004 season, in which the club had placed second-last.
Hawthorn returned to the finals in 2007, Clarkson’s third season in charge, and the following year defeated Geelong in the grand final to claim their first premiership since 1991.
From 2012 to 2015, Clarkson cemented his place in club history by coaching Hawthorn to four consecutive grand finals.
Alastair Clarkson news
Alastair Clarkson has decided to coach North Melbourne after weeks of speculation about the former Hawthorn coach’s future.
Clarkson, who won four premierships at the Hawks, had been linked to GWS, Essendon and North Melbourne.
He played 93 games for the Kangaroos between 1987 and 1995, and coached Hawthorn in 390 matches with 228 victories.
“I’m delighted to announce that last night Alastair Clarkson agreed to coach the North Melbourne Football Club for the next five seasons,” Kangaroos president Sonja Hood said in a statement.
“[The] four-time premiership coach will lead our talented, young group from 2023 until at least 2027.
“This is a real watershed moment for our club, and I am writing to share it with members first – we’ll talk to media later today, but for now, this is a moment for all of us.
On 19 August 2022, after David Noble was sacked as senior coach of North Melbourne and caretaker senior coach Leigh Adams taking over for the last six matches of the season, it was announced that Clarkson would take over the coaching duties as senior coach of North Melbourne for the 2023 season on a long-term deal which was seen as a bit of a homecoming for ‘Clarko’ with shades of romaticism going back to the club with which he started his playing career with.
|2023–||North Melbourne||0 (0–0–0)|
In Clarkson’s final season as senior coach of Hawthorn Football Club in the 2021 season, the Hawks under Clarkson finished fourteenth on the ladder (fourth-last) position on the ladder.
Clarkson coached Hawthorn Football Club from 2005 until 2021, for a total of 17 seasons, with a record of 390 wins, 228 losses, 4 draws to a winning percentage at 60 percent.
Clarkson also coached the club to a total of four premierships in 2008, 2013, 2014 and 2015 aswell as when the club finished as runners-up in 2012.
Alastair Clarkson net worth
Alastair Clarkson estimated net worth is $5 Million and Primary income from Australian rules football coach,Australian rules football coach,Australian rules footballer.
|Real Name||Alastair Clarkson|
|Occupation||Australian rules football coach,Australian rules footballer|
|Date of Birth||1968/04/27|
|Net worth||$5 Million|
Alastair is originated from Australia. He coached Cameron Bruce on Hawthorn during the 2011-12 season.
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