AFLW Senior Assistant and Midfield Coach

Clifton arrives at the Pies with over 10 years senior football coaching experience.

He has spent 24 years in the Australian Army as a Warrant Officer where he also coached the women’s Australian Army AFL side.

Clifton also led Canberra’s Women’s side, the Queanbeyan Tigers to their second premiership in 2019.

He also spent time as the ACT Under 15s Boys Representative Head Coach and at GWS as an Academy Development Coach.

In 2017, he was also awarded the AFL NSW/ACT senior Coach of the Year.

Previous Experience:

  • GWS Academy Development Coach
  • Australian Army Women’s Team – Head Coach
  • Queanbeyan Senior Women’s 2019 Premiership Coach
  • Rising Stars ACT – Head Coach
  • ACT SSA U/15 – Head Coach