USA Revolution Appoint Backline Coach

Former South Australian National Football League (SANFL) player, Scott Leal, has been appointed to the USA Revolution coaching panel and will oversee the back line specifically.

Scott is currently an Assistant Coach with the Orange County Bombers and is a Level 2 AFL Certified Coach.

“I am excited by and look forward to the challenge of coaching an international team, especially in the lead up to the 2014 AFL International Cup,” exclaimed Scott.

At the peak of his playing career Scott represented the North Adelaide Football Club, a part of the SANFL, in 73 senior and 26 reserve grade games from 1999-2003. His SANFL playing career began with Woodville-West Torrens Football Club, where he played 60 reserve grade games from 1994-1998.

Scott’s coaching career started with the Freeling Football Club, in the Barossa Light & Gawler Football Association, where he also played, winning several association coaching awards from 2005-2008.

Prior to moving to the U.S. in 2011 Scott was in a playing senior coach role at the Broadview Football Club (SAAFL), securing a Division 2 Premiership.

“The timing of Scott’s appointment is crucial given that the 2014 AFL International Cup will be held in August” said Head Coach Matt Bishop. “He is on board and already looking for ways to make a difference and I can’t wait to see him in action,” concluded Matt.

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