Home >  Blog >  Warren Ploenges Appointed as Football Manager

Warren Ploenges Appointed as Football Manager

Posted by South Adelaide Football Club on 19 December 2016
Warren Ploenges Appointed as Football Manager

Warren's Wisdom: Warren Ploenges directs his troops at Under-16 level earlier this season.

South Adelaide is delighted to announce the appointment of Warren Ploenges to the role of Football Manager.

A restructure in administration will see Neill Sharpe relinquish his duties as Football Manager and continue as solely Chief Executive Officer in 2017, while Warren will combine the role of Football Manager with his current role as Talent Coordinator with the Centre of Excellence.

Warren, the son of 1964 Premiership star Bryan Ploenges, has enjoyed an extensive involvement with the South Adelaide Football Club that spans over 30 years.

"I am very excited by the opportunity to expand my role at South Adelaide to include working with the Club's senior programs," said Mr Ploenges.

"I look forward to assisting Garry Hocking, the senior leadership team and senior players to work towards achieving our goals for the 2017 season.

"It is also very pleasing to maintain an involvement at the junior level and I am looking forward to continuing to assist TonyBamford in helping our many talented junior players in their transition through the Club's Talent Pathway and into the senior squad and beyond.

"On the field, we are in a strong position with an experienced playing group, while there also remains great opportunities for our younger players to step up and make their mark.

"Longer term we have some real talent coming through the ranks that will ensure South Adelaide remain a competitive force for a number of years to come."

As a player himself, Warren progressed through the Panthers Development Squads and Under-19 programs and played 21 senior games between 1985-88.

Along with his involvement as a player, Warren has enjoyed an extensive administrative career with South Adelaide, which includes roles as Technical Development Officer (Talent Manager) during the Panthers move from St Mary's to Noarlunga, three years coaching the Reserves, a Community Football Development role with the SANFL aligned to the South zone for 11 years and most recently as Talent Coordinator assisting Talent Manager Tony Bamford with the Club's Centre of Excellence and as an Assistant Coach with the Under-16s.

We congratulate Warren on his new role with the club and we are confident he will help us achieve our goals in the 2017 season.

Author: South Adelaide Football Club
Tags: Senior Football Junior Football Panthers Football Panthers News

Latest News

Gore and Whiteley picked up in AFLW Draft

Posted by Matt Sampson on 23 October 2018
Gore and Whiteley picked up in AFLW Draft
A pair of Panthers have earned their shot at AFLW football after being selected in today's national draft. Highly touted midfielder&nbsp...
Posted in: Female Football Senior Football Panthers Football Panthers News  

Scott Taylor departs the Panthers

Posted by Matt Sampson on 17 October 2018
Scott Taylor departs the Panthers
South Adelaide can confirm defender Scott Taylor is departing the club. Taylor played 61 league games in his eight years in Noarlunga after ...
Posted in: SANFL Senior Football Panthers Football Panthers News  

New Irra for E-Man at South Adelaide

Posted by Matt Sampson on 16 October 2018
New Irra for E-Man at South Adelaide
South Adelaide is pleased to welcome Emmanuel Irra back to the club for the 2019 season. Ugandan born Irra returns to the Panthers after spe...
Posted in: SANFL Senior Football Panthers Football Panthers News  
< Previous | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | Next >

SANFL Ladder

  • NORWOOD

    28

  • STURt

    24

  • WOODVILLE-WEST TORRENS

    23

  • SOUTH ADELAIDE

    20

  • NORTH ADELAIDE

    20

  • GLENELG

    16

  • CENTRAL DISTRICT

    14

  • WEST ADELAIDE

    14

  • PORT ADELAIDE

    9

  • ADELAIDE

    2

2018 FIXTURE

  • SANFL Round 1

    South Adelaide vs TBC
    Venue: TBC
    Time: TBC


  • SANFL Round 2

    South Adelaide vs TBC
    Venue: TBC
    Time: TBC


  • SANFL Round 3

    South Adelaide vs TBC
    Venue: TBC
    Time: TBC


  • SANFL Round 4

    South Adelaide vs TBC
    Venue: TBC
    Time: TBC


Club contact details

Address:
1 Lovelock Drive,
Noarlunga Downs SA 5168

P : (08) 8186-8200
F : (08) 8326-6800
E : reception@safc.com.au

Bookmark SiteTell a FriendPrint