The Hobart Football Club is pleased to announce the appointments of Former AFL Richmond Draftee and Tassie Devils player, Alex Gilmour (Pictured Right) as the Club’s Senior Playing Coach for the next two years. He will be supported by the appointment of Senior Assistant Playing Coach Brad Joseph (previous Richmond OSFC Captain – Pictured Left). Both players are very experienced Tasmanian State League players, who will greatly boost the ranks and strength of the Tigers, as well as attracting other ‘A-Graders’ to the Club, as we look to turn around our on-field fortunes in 2020.
Alex Gilmour has coached Richmond in the Old Scholars for the last five years, taking them to four Grand Finals and two Premierships in that time. Gilmour kicked 100 goals for the 2019 season, including a 20 goal haul against St Virgils in Round 11.
Brad Joseph is a strong utility player, kicking multiple goals on a number of occasions in 2019, and was very instrumental in Richmond’s path to this year’s Grand Final. Brad will be strong support to Alex in his assistant coaching role as well as providing much added strength and ability to Hobart’s line-up for 2020.
Alex Gilmour – Senior Playing Coach
- Ex Tassie Mariners player who was drafted to AFL Club Richmond in 2003
- Came back to Tassie in 2005 to play with Brighton FC in the SFL Premier league competition and then went on and coached Brighton in 2006 as a 20 Year Old
- Represented the Tassie Devils VFL side in 2008
- Played for Clarence FC in the Tasmanian State League
- Spent the last five years as senior coach at the Richmond Old Scholars Football Club and has won two premierships (2015 and 2017) and been Runners-Up twice (2018,2019).
- Coached the Old Scholars Rep Side in 2019 vs SFL Rep side – kicking 9 goals in a winning side
- Finished 2019 with 100 Goals for the season and Coached the team to Grand Final
Brad Joseph – Senior Assistant Playing Coach
- Played with Richmond Old Scholars Football Club
- Played with Hobart City Demons in 2015-2017
- Played with the Cairns Tigers Senior Football team in 2018 and won the Best & Fairest
- Captained Richmond Old Scholars Football Club in 2019
- Represented the Old Scholars Rep Side in 2019 vs SFL Rep –