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Tim Clarke joins GC SUNS coaching group

  - Gold Coast Suns

The Gold Coast SUNS are pleased to confirm the appointment of Tim Clarke to its coaching group ahead of the 2019 season.

General Manager – Football Operations, Jon Haines was thrilled to welcome Clarke to the football club as a development coach.

“Tim is an exciting addition to our coaching group, and we look forward to Tim, Bec and Zac moving up to the Gold Coast and becoming an important part of the Gold Coast family,” Haines said.

“With a strong reputation throughout the AFL for developing young talent, Tim will work closely with Nick Malceski and the recently appointed Tate Kaesler to deliver a new look development program for our players.

“Tim is a high quality person with outstanding personal characteristics and is going to add great value to what we are trying to build.”

Clarke joins the club from Carlton where he has spent the past three seasons playing an instrumental role in the development of the young midfield group at the Blues.

After playing 96 games for Hawthorn between 2001 and 2008, Clarke turned his attention to coaching spending six years in various roles at the Richmond Football Club before joining Carlton ahead of the 2016 season.