Assistant coaching application

The UNSW Raiders executive are excited to be opening a new field of coaching where we look to have existing players to take on the roles of assistant coaches throughout the teams.  You will be assisting with Mens, Womens, Colts or Youth (your choice) in any capacity to improve your skills as a player and possible future full time coach. Why would you want to be an assistant coach? There

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Coaches Profile – Michael “Rook” Vardavas

Back to coaches UNSW RAIDERS DEFENSIVE LINE COACH The UNSW Raiders are pleased to announce Michael “Rook” Vardavas as the mens Defensive Line coach. Coach Rook was the D-Line coach for the 2018 season and returns for 2019. He has an impressive playing career where he’s always played Defensive Line starting his career back in 1986. Michael started watching Gridiron on TV back in the ’80s when by chance he

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Coaches Profile – Darryl Jones

The UNSW Raiders are pleased to announce the continuing appointment of Darryl Jones as the 2019 Raiders Colts Head Coach. Its fair to say that it was a tough season last year for the Raiders Colts languishing at the bottom of the ladder. Coach Darryl has vowed a renewed vision for the Colts to bring them back into the winning column. “It was difficult being torn between the two teams

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Coaches Profile – Andrew Brundu

Back to coaches UNSW RAIDERS MEN’S HEAD COACH The UNSW Raiders are please to announce the continuing appointment of Andrew Brundu as the head coach of the Mens team for 2019. He of course had a successful 10-1 season with the team last year, and continues to brings along a wealth of knowledge and enthusiasm. Coaching Philosophy: “Playing football is about 2 words ‘Discipline & Fun.’ You must be disciplined

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UNSW Raiders welcomes new import to team

Michael Mitchell, known to family and friends as ‘Colton’, was born November 2, 1994 in Ann Arbor, MI, USA. Growing up in the suburbs of Ann Arbor and playing football since Middle School, Michael found a passion for all aspects of the sport. Dreaming of playing for larger organizations he was drafted to the Michigan Bearcats, a part of the Rivals Professional Football League in the United States. Starting offensive

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UNSW Raiders O-Line Coach

Back to coaches UNSW RAIDERS OFFENSIVE LINE COACH The UNSW Raiders are very pleased to announce that Shane Dixon will continue to be the Offensive Line Coach for the 2019 season. Coaching Philosophy: There are two kinds of football attitudes – The ‘win at all cost no matter how you treat people and disrespect to all other teams’ or the ‘we play football to have some fun playing the sport we

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Coaches Profile – Mark Medrano

Back to coaches UNSW RAIDERS OFFENSIVE CO-ORDINATOR The UNSW Raiders are very pleased to announce that Mark Medrano will continue to be the Offensive Co-Ordinator for the 2019 season. Mark grew up playing Pop Warner football at the age of 8, his father was his coach for the first 5 years and was his influence to be a coach later in life.  Football was Mark’s focus in High School, and,

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