Staff and Board - East Fremantle FC


Chief Executive Officer Todd Shimmon
Football Operations Manager Brad Dodd
Business Development Officer  Renee Ciesla 
Membership & Communications Administrator Judi Miles
Customer Service Administrator Leigh Pratt
Talent Manager Mark Pashby
Head Coach Bill Monaghan 
Colts Coach Adrian Ricciardello
East Fremantle Football District Development Officer Jaxon Liddelow
Mid West Regional Manager Craig Walker

Coaching Staff

Senior Coach

Bill Monaghan

League Assistant Coaches

Bradd Dalziell

Paul Sanzone

Craig Smoker

Joe Comande

Craig Anderson

League Team Manager Uldis Zile
Head Sport Science Matt D'Aloia
Strength and Conditioning Assistants 

Sabrina Seitz

Gabe Leone

Development Coaches




Louis Cronan

Brenton Miller

Jonathon Griffin 

Reserves Team Manager

Bruce Gaskin

Colts Coach Adrian Ricciardello
Colts Assistant Coaches

Kane Lucas

Andrew Stephen

Paul Mews

Paul Hansen

Colts Head Sports Science Jemma Bassi
Club Doctor Ben Grant 
Senior Physiotherapist Nick Krummenacher



Mark Stewart - President

Mark has been on the East Fremantle Football Club’s Board of Directors since 2005 and in 2014 was elected Club President. Mark is focused on leading the board strategy across all areas of the club which includes driving the Sharks’ values and culture for which he has a strong passion and commitment.

Mark is also the Managing Director of Classic Contractors that provides contracting services across Western Australia specialising in construction, painting and property services with the company a recipient of the Dulux Business Professional Award in 2010, 2011 and 2014. In addition, Mark is the Chairman of Ironstone Contracting, a multi-disciplinary company involved across the full spectrum of civil, mining, and earthmoving.  Mark was a WA Business News Young Entrepreneur Businessman of the Year ‘40 under 40’ recipient in 2009.

John Ipsen – Vice President, Director of Strategic Projects

John was elected to the Board at the 2013 AGM and has been appointed to the role of Director of Strategic Projects.  John is currently CEO of a private company and brings a wealth of experience in corporate governance, compliance, risk, project and financial management to the East Fremantle Football Club.  In addition to large-scale commercial forestry board and management expertise, including most recently CEO of an ASX listed company; he has over 30 years of experience in the commercial forestry industry.  John has played, coached and captained numerous associations of Cricket and Australian Rules football throughout Western Australia and Victoria. He has also represented senior country Australian Rules football and Cricket Clubs at Board Level.


David Edinger - Director of Fundraising Projects

David was appointed to the Board in 2005 and works in the area of fund raising and special events such as the Auction and Golf Day. David is the owner of Edinger Real Estate, a boutique family business that he has operated for twenty five years which specialises in the sale and leasing of Residential & Commercial property, the sale of all types and forms of business and acts as a buyer’s agent to his clientele.

Adam Drake- Brockman – Director of Junior Development

Adam was appointed to the Board in 2019. He has been involved with the East Fremantle Football Club over the past three years in a coaching capacity. Adam has also coached in our district for ten years and in 2013, was acknowledged as the EFFC District Junior Coach of the Year.


Kim Chatfield - Director of Business Development

Kim Chatfield was elected to the Board at the 2014 AGM and was appointed Director of Business Development. Kim has a long history with the East Fremantle Football Club, most recently as the Chairman of Selectors. Kim is the Business Development Manager for Gerard Lighting and brings his experience and connections to the Club to further improve our Sponsorship portfolio.

Steve Nugent - Director of Player Welfare,Sponsor Networking

Steve joined the Board in 2015 and was appointed Director of Player Welfare and Sponsor Networking. He is the General Manager of Nepean Building and Infrastructure, who are a long time sponsor of the Sharks. 

Michael Brennan - Director of Football

Michael was appointed as a Director in 2018. Michael will report into the Board and will work closely with Football Manager Brad Dodd and the rest of the Club to manage our football strategy. Michael brings with him a wealth of football knowledge and experience and an unwavering commitment to see the Sharks thrive.

He played 78 games for the Sharks, and 179 for the West Coast Eagles. 

Damien Condon - Director of Finance 

Damien was appointed to the board in 2018. He is the General Manager of Southern Cross Broker Network and is a three times premiership player with the Sharks.


Flora Furness - Director of Business and Strategy

Flora was appointed to the board in 2019. She has extensive experience in the resource, energy and insurance industries with a strong reputation for providing operational excellence, human resource, industrial relations, change management and organisational transformation effectiveness strategies for Fortune 500 and 200 companies globally.