Saturday, July 22, 2017

Warrick Dickson appointed as Senior Assistant Coach

warrick dicksonFootball Experience

First Eighteen football with Ballarat Grammar from the age of 15.

Under 18 with Golden Point in the Ballarat Football League

Played country football for a club called Carngham Linton both junior and seniors playing in 6 grand finals winning three. I lived in Linton just outside Ballarat. Very successful club built on a culture of discipline and strong team goals and results. Club drove a “one club” culture. Played senior representative football for the league.

Undertook one pre-season with Ballarat Football Club under Brendan Mason but was refused a clearance so I decided to keep playing at my junior club rather than pursue the opportunity.

One year playing at Creswick football club. Club won first and seconds premierships that year.

Moved to Melbourne. Played with East Brighton in the Southern League. First year club won first and second Division 2 premierships losing only one game collectively for the year.

Continued playing for East Brighton until retiring at about 27 due to back problems and work commitments. Won Reserves Best and Fairest whilst at East Brighton.

Resumed playing Superrules with Diamond Valley 10 years ago and have played 100 games with that club.

Represented Victoria at this level on 8 occasions winning 3 state titles over various age groups. Co- captain 2015.

Have played under the following coaches who you may recognise:-

Terry Peters ex Hawthorn and Brisbane Bears player
John Bennett ex St Kilda and Footscray player
Ian Rickman Ex Footscray and Williamstown
Tony Liberatore Ex Footscray
Danny Del re Ex Footscray


Level 2 Accredited

Assistant Coach and Runner Norwood Football Club Division 1 Under 14 and Under 15. Premiers in Under 14.

Assistant Coach Reserves Norwood Football Coach 2012 Finished 5th
Match Committee and Opposition match ups - Seniors Norwood Football Club Minor Premiers and finished 3rd

Coach Reserves Norwood Football Coach 2013 Finished 4th
Match Committee and Opposition match ups - Seniors Norwood Football Club Minor Premiers and finished 4th
Coach Reserves Norwood Football Club 2014 Finished 6th
Match Committee - Seniors Norwood Football Club Minor Premiers and Premiers
Bench and Box co-ordination for the 2014 finals series

Yarra Valley Old Boys Football Club 2014 and 2015
Senior Assistant forwards and mid field
Div 1 2014 relegated
Div 2 2015 - finished 5th

Football Club Committee Experience

East Brighton Football Club during this time we won two senior first division premierships in the Southern League.

Cricket Club Experience

Coached and been an Assistant Coach at junior level for 5 years at Wonga Park
Recruited for senior coach of the club
Recruited for players for the club
Executive Committee for 10 years
Captain of several senior sides at the club including two premierships

Business Experience

This is relevant to people management skills and business plan/structural implementation.

Worked with three international Chartered Accounting firms

Director and Owner of a business employing 50 people for 14 years in the Doncaster area.

Past Director of the Araluen Foundation

COO of a listed wealth management subsidiary

General Manager and Head of Wealth of a business employing 50 people in the Box Hill area.

Board member of the Advisory Council of Count Financial Ltd