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Ben Hart

A stalwart of the Crows across two decades, Hart played over 300 games for Adelaide and was a key figure in their back-to-back premierships in 1997 and 1998.

He won two club Best and Fairest awards and was a four-time All Australian with his first selection coming in his debut season (1992), and his last a decade later (2002).

After he left the Crows, he spent a season with Norwood in the SANFL where he was a member of their Grand Final team.

Hart was on Adelaide’s coaching staff for four years and is now responsible for Collingwood's defence under senior coach Nathan Buckley, having arrived at the club at the end of 2011.

Known for his graceful style and ability to read the play, Hart won the Mark of the Year in 1996 and played in a total of 18 finals.

Career Statistics

Playing Career: Adelaide 1992-2006 (311 games, 46 goals), Norwood (2007).

Coaching Career: Adelaide assistant (backline) 2008-2011, Collingwood assistant (backline) 2012-2015.

Coached By: Graham Cornes (1992-1994), Robert Shaw (1995-1996), Malcolm Blight (1997-1999), Gary Ayres (2000-2004), Neil Craig (2004-2006), Trevor Hill (2007).

Coached With: Paul Hamilton (2008), Peter Jonas (2008-2009), David Noble (2008-2010), Mark Bickley (2009-2011), Todd Viney (2009), Scott Camporeale (2011), Matthew Clarke (2011), Neil Craig (2008-2011), Nathan Buckley (2012-2014), Rodney Eade (2012-2014), Mitch Hahn (2012-2013), Robert Harvey (2012-2015), Matthew Lappin (2012-2014), Tarkyn Lockyer (2012-2015), Craig McRae (2012-2015), Anthony Rocca (2012-2015), Dale Tapping (2012-2015), Scott Burns (2014-2015), Steve Grace (2014-2015).