Staff Members

Brian Barrish, Media Manager 2015 to 2017

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Brian Barrish discovered Australian Football as a teenager in 1995, when he found an AFL highlights show while channel surfing.  Though has followed the game religiously though the internet since then, it wasn’t until 2008 that he got involved with his local USAFL club, the Philadelphia Hawks.  He played a total of 61 games over seven seasons with the Hawks before retiring as a player in 2014.  He has served as secretary and media manager with Philadelphia since 2009, and helped grow the club’s online footprint with game reports and social media involvement.

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Doren James, Operations Manager 2010 to 2017

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Doren, a native of Milwaukee, WI, originally discovered footy in 2001 while on a study abroad semester in New South Wales. His roommate took him down to training at the local footy club and he has been hooked ever since. He played in 8 games during that semester, twice winning BOG honors.

Upon returning to the US he had a strong desire to introduce the game to America. Unaware of the existence of the USAFL, he missed out on the opportunity to continue to play for 5 years before discovering the Milwaukee Bombers. Those missed opportunities are what drive and motivate Doren today as...

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