Humphrey to coach QAFA (A) Tigers

Redcliffe Tigers have appointed Ash Humphrey as their senior coach for 2015.

Humphrey played his junior football in Bulleen in Melbourne before, his senior debut in 1988.

He played at a number of clubs in the Victorian Amateur Football Association (VAFA) and Eastern Football league (EFL) before heading up to Queensland and playing for the Tigers masters and reserves sides since 2008.

A standout 2012 season saw Humphrey awarded the reserves best and fairest at the Tigers.

After retiring from playing at the end of the 2013 season, he took up a role as backline coach role at QAFL side, the Sandgate Hawks.

Humphrey previously coached Redcliffe’s U16 and U18 sides, as assistant and head coach, respectively.

Humphrey replaces Steve Jenkins in the senior coaching role.

Since appointing Humphrey as coach, the Tigers have also brought on a number of new assistants, including David Freeman.

Freeman has extensive experience coaching and playing in Victoria and Queensland Current Tiger James Niven will have his first taste of senor coaching, as a new playing assistant for Redcliffe as well.

Redcliffe kicked off their pre-season training on November 13.

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