The Gold Coast SUNS are pleased to announce Plungie have signed on as Official Coaches Partner for the 2021 AFL season.

Plungie are Australia’s largest manufacturer and supplier of pre-cast concrete plunge pools. Their Award-winning pools are manufactured in Brisbane and are a world-first product that is pioneering the future of swimming pools.

The deal is a further extension of the existing GC SUNS relationship, with the Metricon Plungie Pool Deck activation unveiled at Metricon Stadium at the end of last season.

Gold Coast SUNS CEO Mark Evans said it was fantastic to have the Brisbane based company increase their support of the Club.

“We are delighted to be partnering with Plungie, particularly as their award-winning business continues to grow Nationally and Internationally”.

“Backyard pools and footy are both synonymous with the Gold Coast lifestyle, so what better business to Partner with then an exciting Qld based pool manufacturer”.

Senior Coach Stuart Dew was also thrilled to have Plungie onboard as the brand’s increased support of the Club shows belief in direction the SUNS are headed.

“The players have worked hard throughout the pre-season and it’s been great to see that development in the first two games of the season. We’re looking forward to their continued improvement throughout season 2021.”

“Thanks to the team at Plungie for coming on board to not only support the club, but our coaching group as we continue to chase improvement throughout 2021.”

Plungie General Manager Ben Petersen said the company was excited about their partnership and the opportunities it presents their business. 

"We truly believe that great partnerships yield even greater results. Thanks to the initial introduction by the SUNS, we successfully launched 'Metricon Plungie Pool Deck' at Metricon Stadium last year, which has opened the way to Metricon offering Plungies as an option for families building with them".

“We’re excited to see the partnership with the SUNS continue to grow and are proud to be announced as the Official Coaches Partner for the 2021 AFL Premiership Season”.

Under the partnership the Plungie brand will appear on the Coaching Teams match day and training apparel, within Coaches Boxes and on Coaching boards at Home and Away Games, as well as on the interchange bench at the team’s home ground, Metricon Stadium.