Gippsland Power - Our Training Facilities
Gippsland Power Football Club covers the area from Pakenham in the west, down through South Gippsland (including Phillip Island), West Gippsland, Latrobe Valley and East Gippsland including Orbost, Mallacoota all the way to the NSW border. Geographically it is one of the largest regions in the TAC Cup competition
Club Talent Manager - Peter Francis
A premiership player with Carlton in 1979, Peter Francis’ VFL/AFL career spanned 10 years, 4 clubs and 158 games.
In 1995 Francis joined Gippsland Power as the head coach. He took the club to the grand final in 1999 and developed a number of future AFL champions such as David Wojcinski (Triple premiership player with Geelong), Robert Murphy (Western Bulldogs), Leigh Brown (Collingwood premiership player) and Luke Ablett (Sydney premiership players).
In 2001 Francis moved to the role of Talent Manager (taking over from Ray Byrne). Season 2017 will mark his 17th year in the role, and 23rd year with the club.
In 2012 Francis was honoured with life membership to the club for his dedication and service to Gippsland Power.
Club location – Centre of Excellence
Gippsland Power is centrally located at the Morwell Football Ground in Travers Street Morwell. In 2010, through sponsorships and generous donations from the local community, the Gippsland Power Centre of Excellence was built to provide players and support staff with elite level facilities for use on training and match days.
The Centre of Excellence includes club offices, locker rooms and showers, medical rooms, player meeting room with full audio visual capability, kitchen area, hot and cold spa area for rehab, weights and cardio equipment area and an open space the size of two basketball courts.
Club Mission Statement
- Always continue to be innovative within the competition
- Moving with the game
- High quality coaching
- High quality programs
- To offer the best opportunity as people and footballers to develop to their maximum potential
- To assist our staff in achieving their maximum potential
- Respected force in the TAC Cup Competition
- Hard Team to play
- Represent Gippsland with Pride and a Fierce Determination
- High expectations of each other on and off the field
- Prepared to Play - Any One, Any Place, Any Time
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