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Coaching stability key for centenary year

Bardon Latrobe Football Club is pleased to announce the retention of Senior Head Coach David Bounds for the 2016 season. Having led the club to promotion to Capital Three in 2015 the South Australian native has agreed to lead the club in their centenary year. 

David joined the club as a player in 2014 became captain of the first team and picked up the Club Player of the Year award. In 2015 David took the job of Senior Head Coach and was ably assisted by Reserve Team Coach Adam Meadows.

David said that the work began in early in 2014 to scout and recruit new players which set the club up to win the league and grand final.

“It was my ambition to increase the professionalism in the senior set up to attract new players and make an assault on the league and gain promotion.”

“I am an ambitious coach and we will be working to ensure Bardon has a successful season in what is the 100th year since the establishment of one of the founding clubs, Latrobe FC,” David Bounds said.

Club President Rob Wheeler said that the club have also retained Reserve Coach Adam Meadows whilst club veterans Scott Sandilands and Aaron Petterson would be moving into Assistant Coaching positions.

“Senior men’s football only came back to the club in 2011 and it is with great pride that I see the strides forward being made on the playing side of the club.”

“We will be having a number of events to mark the centenary celebrations in 2016 and I encourage Bardon locals to come to the club and support the team,” Rob Wheeler said.

Senior Head Coach David Bounds with Club Captain Adam Hope collecting the minor premiership (Capital Four) trophy.
Senior Head Coach David Bounds with Club Captain Adam Hope collecting the Capital Four minor premiership trophy.

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