Cheltenham Coaching Announcement

The Cheltenham Football Netball Club are pleased to announce the appointment of Des Ryan as its new senior coach.

Ryan comes to Cheltenham with an impressive football resume, which includes 56 games for Richmond between 1986 and 1992 before finishing his playing career with Frankston in the VFL. Ryan also had a stint as general manager of VFL club Coburg and as sponsorship manager at Richmond.

Originally from Birchip in northwestern Victoria, Ryan is a co-owner of the Birchip Hotel and coached St Bedes-Mentone’s Under 19s for two seasons in 2010 and 2011 and most recently the Beaumaris Under 14s in season 2015.

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