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Dons celebrate Family Day

More than five thousand fans have braved a burst of winter to celebrate the start of the season at Essendon’s Family Day.

4:58pm  Feb 19, 2017

Relief for returning Dons

Brendon Goddard says there was a sense of relief for Essendon's returning stars after their comeback game went off without a hitch.

4:53pm  Feb 19, 2017

Step in the right direction

Brendon Goddard says the side took plenty of positives from the match against Collingwood.

1:02pm  Feb 19, 2017

Latest Bomber TV

BTV: Family Day

3:57pm  Feb 19, 2017

BTV: Jobe Watson at Family Day

1:33pm  Feb 19, 2017

BTV: Dyson Heppell at Family Day

1:23pm  Feb 19, 2017

Executive Team

Xavier Campbell - Chief Executive Officer

Lisa Raciti - Executive Assistant

Kevin Dixon - Chief Operating Officer

Justin Rodski - Chief Marketing Officer

Brenton Humphreys - GM, Commercial Operations

Lisa Lawry - GM, Leadership, Learning, People and Culture

Chris Pehlivanis - GM, Corporate Services

Rob Kerr - GM, Football 

Football – Coaching

John Worsfold - Senior Coach

Mark Neeld - Game Performance Manager

Rob Harding - Game Intelligence & Opposition Strategy Coach

Guy McKenna - Performance Coach

Mark Harvey - Performance Coach

Hayden Skipworth - Performance Coach

Mark Corrigan - Performance Coach

Paul Corrigan - Performance Coach / VFL Head Coach

Dan Jordan - Performance Coach

Adriano Leti - Football Analyst

Richard Little - Football Analyst

Mark Jamar - Ruck Coach

Football – Physical Performance

Justin Crow - High Performance Manager

David Rundle - Head Physiotherapist

Ashley Lynch - Rehabilitation Physiotherapist

Nick Kane - Physiotherapist

John Mastwick - Physiotherapist

Brad Holt - Myotherapist Coordinator

Charlie Italia - Senior Trainer

Paul Turk - Senior Strength and Conditioning Coach

Jessie Campisi - Strength Coach

Des O’Sullivan - Development Strength and Conditioning Coach

Codey Moran - Performance Analyst

Charlotte Miller - Nutrition & Food Lead

Polly Gollings - Chef

Daniel Brunning - Chef 

Football – Medical

Dr Bruce Reid - Senior Club Doctor

Dr Brendan de Morton - Club Doctor

Dr Pat Sunderland - Club Doctor 

Football – Operations & Compliance

Matthew O’Hanlon - Head of Football Operations & Compliance

Ash Brown - VFL Operations Manager

Matthew Rodgers - Teams Services Coordinator

David Friend - Property Assistant

John Kilby - Training Assistant

Sue Anderson - Football Administrator 

Football – Learning & Wellbeing

Linda Barlow - Head of Learning and Growth

Matthew Little - Player Development Manager

Jonah Oliver - Performance Psychologist

Alan Dunn - Club Chaplain

Mark Purser - Club Chaplain

Football – List and Recruiting

Adrian Dodoro - List & Recruiting Manager

Mervyn Keane - Senior Recruiting Manager

Rob Forster-Knight - Recruiting & Analytics Manager

Mark Micallef - Senior Pro-Scout

Georgia Harvey - Recruiting and List Administrator

Commercial Operations

Woody Reid - Head of Commercial Sales

Andrew O’Brien - Senior Commercial Sales Manager

Janinna Short - Commercial Development Manager

Adrian Crawford - Commercial Sales Manager

Nicola Wilson - Senior Partnerships Manager

Richard Lugg - Commercial Partnerships Coordinator

Sarah Ongarello - Commercial Operations Administrator

Bec Waley - Senior Events Manager

Ellie Dickinson - Events Coordinator

Corporate Services

Michael Abrahams - Manager, Legal, Risk & Integrity

Steve Pisano - Financial Controller

Phil Speake - Senior Accountant

Daniel Galea - Financial Accountant

Danielle Pelkonen - Accounts Officer

Laura Karmiste - Payroll Officer

Colin Stenhouse - Head of ICT

Leigh Owens - Football IT Manager

Shafqat Arif - IT Support Administrator

Mark Lanham - Facilities Manager

Alan Burton - GM Venues

Andrew Lowen - MCC Venue Manager

Leadership, Learning, People and Culture

Florian Gaylor - People and Culture Advisor 

Innovations and Strategy

Kevin Sheedy - GM Innovations and Strategy

Communications and Digital

Jeremy Arnold - Head of Communications & Digital

Simon Conway - Digital Manager

Jack Levitt - Multimedia & Video Producer

Grayson Huddart - Multimedia & Video Coordinator

Gemma Ballan - PR & Media Manager

Maddison Steel - Digital Marketing Coordinator

Basil Zoccali - Digital Media Coordinator

Membership & Customer Experience

Rachel Mitrione - Head of Membership & Customer Experience

Kate Hansen - Membership Retention Manager

Carla Marturano - Membership Operations Manager

Valarie Deed - Customer Service Officer

Annie Surridge - Marketing Trainee

Drue Goodwin - Membership Sales Manager

Nathan Attard - Membership & Community Coordinator

Simon Whelan - Membership & Match Day Coordinator

Andrew Rushton - Member Services Officer

Maddison Eddy - Member Services Officer              

Sarah Filippi - Member Services Officer

Adam Marturano - Member Services Officer

Strategy, Government & Stakeholders

Jessica Newman - Manager, Stakeholder Relations

David Ryan - Business Analyst

Gregor McCaskie - Manager, Heritage & Bequest

Aysha Ward - Stakeholder Relations Coordinator

Community, Academies & Women’s Football

Michelle Murray - Head of Community

Bernard Shepherd - Community Programs Manager

Leanne Brooke - GM The Long Walk

Sudip Chakraborty - Multicultural Programs Officer

Windy Hill Venue

Kay Cribbin - Personal Assistant to General Manager

Trish Webster - Duty Manager

Dhan Khadka - Duty Manager

Lorraine McGhee - Duty Manager (Acting)

Marika Pizzey - Functions Manager

Brian Vinton - Head Chef

Esti Ferighetto - Bistro Supervisor

Melton Country Club

Lorelle Anderson - Duty Manager

Lee Cunningham - Duty Manager

Rick Filuk - Duty Manager

Dean Christie - Head Chef

Marika Pizzey - Function Manager (Acting)

Katarina Butigan - Marketing Coordinator

Kim Gater - Bistro/Functions

Robyn Barber - Admin Assistant