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Scott Burns

Scott Burns, one of Collingwood's favourite sons, returned to the Holden Centre to join the staff of senior coach Nathan Buckley ahead of the 2014 season and served as the club's midfield coach until the end of 2017.

Burns was previously an assistant under John Worsfold at West Coast after retiring as a player in 2008.

He moved to Hawthorn to work under Alastair Clarkson at the end of the 2017 season.

As a player, Burns figured in 264 games and kicked 149 goals across his 14 seasons with the Magpies, twice won the R.T. Rush Trophy for finishing second in the Copeland Trophy count and placed on several other occasions. He was inducted into the Collingwood Hall of Fame in 2012, and captained the club in 2008.

Career Statistics

Playing Career: Collingwood 1995-2008 (265 games, 149 goals).

Honours: Collingwood captain 2008; Collingwood vice-captain 1999-2001; R.T. Rush Trophy (2nd Best and Fairest) 1996, 2002; J.J. Joyce Trophy (3rd Best and Fairest) 2003; 4th Best and Fairest 1999; Darren Millane Perpetual Memorial Trophy 1996, 2004; Collingwood Hall of Fame inductee 2012

Coaching Career: West Coast assistant coach (midfield) 2009-2013; Collingwood assistant coach (midfield) 2014-2017.

Coached By: Leigh Matthews (1995), Tony Shaw (1996-1999), Mick Malthouse (2000-2008).

Coached With: Michael Broadbridge (2009-2010), Daniel Metropolis (2009-2010), Peter Sumich (2009-2010), Gavin Bell (2009-2013), Simon Eastaugh (2009-2013), Phillip Walsh (2009-2013), John Worsfold (2009-2013), Justin Longmuir (2010-2013), Adrian Hickmott (2011-2013), David Teague (2011-2013), Nathan Buckley (2014-2017), Steve Grace (2014-2016), Ben Hart (2014-2016), Robert Harvey (2014-2017), Matthew Lappin (2014-2015), Tarkyn Lockyer (2014-2017), Craig McRae (2014-2015), Anthony Rocca (2014-2017), Dale Tapping (2014-2016), Jared Rivers (2016-2017), Brad Gotch (2017), Brenton Sanderson (2017).