Former Brisbane Lions player Anthony Corrie will coach the Queensland under 15 Indigenous team in 2012.
Ex-Brisbane Lions and Collingwood star Anthony Corrie has been appointed Coach of the U15 Queensland Indigenous Team.
Corrie grew up playing football in Darwin before moving to Queensland where his natural ability caught the attention of Brisbane selectors.
Despite being plagued by injury throughout his career, the plucky forward managed to notch up 56 senior games before he retired.
These days, nurturing young indigenous talent and promoting the game is top of mind for Corrie.
“That’s why I’m really excited about the appointment,” said Corrie.
“It’s a great opportunity to share my knowledge with the younger players and help them better their skills and achieve their goals.”
“Guys like Chris Johnson have paved the way in this area and I’m pleased to be following in their footsteps.”
Corrie says he is also passionate about giving back to the game, and State, that provided him with so much opportunity.
“To be able to work with AFLQ to further develop the game in Queensland is just fantastic.”
Corrie will put his U15 prospects through their paces at the Queensland Kickstart Camp from March 5 to 7th. From there, the State squad will be selected to compete at the National Kickstart Championships on the Gold Coast which kick off on April 10.