Posted on Wednesday 4th November, 2020


Sunshine has appointed former AFL player Heath Scotland as their new senior coach.

Scotland will take over from Adam Contessa, who coached the Kangaroos in Division 1 in 2019.

The former Collingwood and Carlton player is a proven coach, having coached Darley to a premiership in the Ballarat Football League three years ago.

More recently he was a Development Coach with North Melbourne.

“We all look forward to the exciting years ahead, as we embark on the ultimate WRFL success,” Sunshine’s announcement said.

Scotland becomes the fifth former AFL player to be named coach of a WRFL Division 1 team. He joins Michael Barlow (Yarraville Seddon Eagles), Sam Butler (St Albans), Brodie Holland (Caroline Springs) and Steve Kretiuk (Hoppers Crossing), who will coach at the top level in 2021.