Head Coach

Symonds will take the reins as head coach of Collingwood’s AFLW side in 2020. With a depth of football experience, Symonds has been involved in senior coaching over the past 20 years. He arrives at the Holden Centre having established Norwood’s inaugural women’s football program and led the team to two grand finals as well a premiership in 2017. He was awarded South Australia’s Coach of the Year in 2017. With a solid focus on development, Symonds looks forward to what’s in store for the 2020 season.

Previous Experience

  • Senior Women’s Coach at Norwood Football Club
  • Premiership Coach Norwood Redlegs 2017
  • Senior Assistant Coach Sturt Football Club 2015
  • Senior Assistant Coach Glenelg Football Club 2011 – 2015
  • AFL NT Development Manager 2010 / 2011