John Longmire is a premiership-winning coach of the Sydney Swans.
He’s enjoyed a long and successful career in the AFL and in 2019 became the Swans' longest-serving coach in history.
Joining the Swans family as an assistant coach in 2002, Longmire succeeded Paul Roos as coach ahead of the 2011 season.
Under Longmire’s leadership Sydney has reached the AFL finals eight times, played in three Grand Finals and achieved the ultimate success by winning the 2012 AFL premiership.
Alongside Roos, Longmire also played a key role in the drought-breaking 2005 premiership win.
As a player, Longmire ran out for 200 games for North Melbourne between 1988 and 1999 and won a premiership with the Kangaroos in 1999 in the final game of his career.
He became the youngest-ever Coleman medallist in 1990 at the age of 19 and was North’s leading goal-kicker every year from 1990 until 1994.
He is a Sydney Swans, North Melbourne and AFL Life Member.