The MPNFL Division One Grand Final wasn’t the only contest being fought out at Frankston Park on Sunday with winners announced of the 2019 AFL South East Coach of the Year Awards.
Announced at a Grand Final Luncheon hosted by Peter Lazer, the awards were presented by Greg Trezise from AFLSE partner Heatstrip.
Winners were announced in four categories – Junior, Youth, Female and Senior – with all winning coaches receiving a $500 voucher for their efforts.
Congratulations to the winners and all nominees for their outstanding coaching efforts this season.
2019 AFL SOUTH EAST COACH OF THE YEAR WINNERS
Junior Coach of the Year
Nominees – Ryan Johnson (Langwarrin JFC), Glenn Lyons (Pakenham JFC), Alan Moulden (Mt Martha JFC)
WINNER – Alan Moulden (Mt Martha JFC)
Youth Coach of the Year
Nominees – Patrick Sumner (Frankston Dolphins JFC), Craig Talbot (Berwick JFC), Travis Sauer (Somerville JFC)
WINNER – Patrick Sumner (Frankston Dolphins JFC)
Female Coach of the Year
Nominees – Dorje Jankos (Edithvale-Aspendale JFC), Kirsty Lebusque (Pakenham JFC), Eliza Wilson-McDonald (Mt Martha JFC)
WINNER – Kirsty Lebusque (Pakenham JFC)
Senior Coach of the Year
Nominations – Brendan Dunne (Karingal FNC), Rikki Johnston (Dromana FNC), John Law (Eastern Devils)
WINNER – John Law (Eastern Devils)