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Kurt confident after return

Sydney Swans forward Kurt Tippett says his knee pulled up well after his first hit-out since last year's finals

10:04am  Apr 21, 2014

Pressure acts drive Swans

Ben McGlynn and Dane Rampe point to an improved defensive game as the reason behind today's form turnaround

10:53pm  Apr 19, 2014

Goodes, Tippett in line

John Longmire pleased with Swans' return-to-form and there's a couple of handy ins on the horizon

9:41pm  Apr 19, 2014

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Sydney Swans Coaching Staff

The Sydney Swans are coached by former North Melbourne star full-forward, John Longmire. After serving a long apprenticeship under premiership coach Paul Roos, Longmire took the reigns at the Swans in 2011, guiding the club to a semi-final appearance in his first season as a senior coach, a premiership in just his second year, and a preliminary final with an injury-riddled team in 2013.

Longmire is joined in the coaches box each week by his assistants, consisting of John Blakey, Stuart Dew, Henry Playfair and Marty Mattner.

John Longmire - Senior Coach

After taking over from Paul Roos as senior coach at the end of the 2010 season, John Longmire guided his new-look Sydney Swans side to the 2012 premiership in just his second year as a senior AFL coach... more

 

John Blakey - Defence

The former long-serving Fitzroy and North Melbourne midfielder has been a Swans assistant since 2006... more

 

Henry Playfair - Forwards

After his playing career was cut short due to injury, Playfair became a Swans assistant coach in 2012... more

 

Jared Crouch - Development

Coach of the Swans Reserves after a long and celebrated 223-game playing career at the club... more

 

Stuart Dew - Strategy and Midfield

A premiership player with both Port Adelaide and Hawthorn, Dew has been a Swans assistant since 2010... more

 

Marty Mattner - Assistant Midfield Coach

A 2012 premiership player with the Sydney Swans, Mattner will head to the coaches box in 2013...more