Former AFL player Dan Jackson takes on development role with AFL Canada to assist our national team’s preparations for International Cup 2017


AFL CANADA (February 23, 2016) – AFL Canada are pleased to welcome former Richmond Tiger Dan Jackson to its ranks as the Elite Performance Manager. 


Over the past twelve months Dan has been helping the Northern Lights as they look to defend their International Cup title in Melbourne in 2017. The experience gained over his decade long AFL career has been invaluable in assisting the next level of growth amongst our top female players.


In his Elite Performance Manager role Dan will work with both current and prospective male and female players across Canada. Working alongside the provincially based coaches, Dan will lead specialised training sessions with the players and coaches through-out the year with the aim of helping raise the standard of performance both on and off the field across AFL Canada.



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