All posts by Mark Riley

Mark has been involved at several AFL clubs in a coaching capacity including the Melbourne Football Club, the Carlton Football Club and most recently for the Gold Coast Suns. Before his time in the AFL Mark was awarded the JJ Leonard WAFL Coach of the Year Award in 2002 for his time spent at the Claremont Football Club in the WAFL.

Developing a Killer Backline

How To Develop a Killer Backline: 5 Cutting Edge Strategies From Melbourne Football Club Assistant Coach, Mark “Bomber” Riley

SUMMARY: Is the backline under-rated? The obvious role of the defensive unit is to stop the opposition scoring goals, but how many coaches teach their players that shots on goal by their own team are generally generated from the back...

/ September 4, 2007