St Kilda Football Club is thrilled to welcome Corey Enright to the club as its assistant coach in charge of defence.
Enright joins the Saints after a decorated career as both a coach and player at Geelong Football Club. A triple Premiership player, six-time All Australian and dual best and fairest winner, the 332-game Enright is widely regarded as one of the greatest half-backs in recent memory.
Following his retirement at the end of the 2016 season, Enright transitioned directly into coaching. After initially working with the Cats’ development squad, his role grew to assistant coach level, helping guide Geelong through finals campaigns every year since assuming the role.
Chief Operating Officer Simon Lethlean said Enright would be a key addition to the club’s AFL program.
“We’re really pleased to have Corey join us here at the Saints,” Lethlean said.
“He understands the sacrifice and commitment required to bring ultimate success to a club and its members, and I know our players and staff will greatly benefit from his influence.
“We look forward to having Corey, his wife Renee and children Boh, Tex and Luna at RSEA Park as soon possible.”
Enright says he is ready to hit the ground running.
“I’m really looking forward to this next chapter with the St Kilda Football Club,” Enright said.
“I’m proud of what I learned throughout my time at the Cats, and am thankful for all the opportunities they’ve given me, however I’m looking forward to a new challenge.
“I believe the Saints have a really exciting young group and I can’t wait to get to work.”
Enright becomes the second recent appointment to the club’s football program, joining Head of High Performance and Conditioning, Nick Walsh. Walsh, who was previously listed at Melbourne Football Club, comes to the Saints following conditioning, welfare and coaching roles at Greater Western Sydney and was most recently a mental health Program Manager at the AFL Players’ Association.
The club is also currently recruiting for a Head of Development role, which is set to be finalised in the coming weeks.