Adam Kingsley

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Adam Kingsley
Personal information
Full name Adam Kingsley
Date of birth (1975-08-20) 20 August 1975 (age 42)
Original team(s) Doncaster Heights/Eastern Ranges
Draft 37th overall, 1996 AFL Draft
Port Adelaide
Height 183 cm (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 83 kg (183 lb)
Position(s) Defender/Midfielder
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1997–2006 Port Adelaide 170 (47)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 2006.
Career highlights
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Adam Kingsley (born 20 August 1975) is a former Australian rules footballer who played for Port Adelaide in the Australian Football League (AFL). He is currently an assistant coach at the St Kilda Football Club, serving as the club's midfield coach.[1]

AFL career[edit]

Early career[edit]

Originally from Eastern Ranges, he was playing for the Essendon Football Club's reserves team, before being recruited by Port Adelaide. Debuting in the Port Adelaide Football Club's inaugural 1997 AFL side, Kingsley was known as a consistent defender/midfielder.

Later career[edit]

He struggled in 2003, coming close to being delisted, but improved his form and cemented a spot during 2004, being a premiership player that year after working his way back into the side.

2005 saw another consistent season from Kingsley, however, he played just five games in 2006, which cast doubts over his career. In his fifth game in Round 22, he injured his anterior cruciate ligament, which forced his retirement. He said in The Age on 12 September 2006, that he had hoped to continue playing in 2007 before the injury.

Coaching career[edit]

Port Adelaide[edit]

In 2007, he became an assissant coach at Port Adelaide, a position in which he stayed in until the end of 2010.[2]

St Kilda[edit]

Kingsley joined St Kilda at the end of the 2010 season as an assistant coach.[2]

Media work[edit]

In March 2006, Kingsley won Australia's Brainiest Footballer, a Network Ten quiz show special. He donated the $20,000 that he won to the McGuinness-McDermott Foundation (run by former Adelaide footballers Tony McGuinness and Chris McDermott).

Playing Statistics[edit]

[3]
Legend
 G  Goals  B  Behinds  K  Kicks  H  Handballs  D  Disposals  M  Marks  T  Tackles
Season Team # Games G B K H D M T G B K H D M T
Totals Averages (per game)
1997 Port Adelaide 29 12 2 4 114 69 183 40 9 0.2 0.3 9.5 5.8 15.3 3.3 0.8
1998 Port Adelaide 29 22 10 9 275 131 406 82 32 0.5 0.4 12.5 6.0 18.5 3.7 1.5
1999 Port Adelaide 29 23 3 5 310 125 435 71 26 0.1 0.2 13.5 5.4 18.9 3.1 1.1
2000 Port Adelaide 29 15 4 6 187 52 239 56 18 0.3 0.4 12.5 3.5 15.9 3.7 1.2
2001 Port Adelaide 29 21 0 1 236 126 362 117 29 0.0 0.0 11.2 6.0 17.2 5.6 1.4
2002 Port Adelaide 29 20 5 1 216 114 330 67 21 0.3 0.1 10.8 5.7 16.5 3.4 1.1
2003 Port Adelaide 29 12 1 1 112 55 167 51 18 0.1 0.1 9.3 4.6 13.9 4.3 1.5
2004 Port Adelaide 29 19 8 2 203 111 314 92 32 0.4 0.1 10.7 5.8 16.5 4.8 1.7
2005 Port Adelaide 29 21 14 5 264 121 385 102 36 0.7 0.2 12.6 5.8 18.3 4.9 1.7
2006 Port Adelaide 29 5 0 1 40 20 60 15 6 0.0 0.2 8.0 4.0 12.0 3.0 1.2
Career 170 47 35 1957 924 2881 693 227 0.3 0.2 11.5 5.4 16.9 4.1 1.3

References[edit]

  1. ^ "St Kilda Football Club Coaching Staff". saints.com.au. St Kilda Football Club. Archived from the original on 2 August 2015. Retrieved 23 August 2015. 
  2. ^ a b AAP (11 October 2010). "Hudson joins Saints management panel". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 13 October 2010. 
  3. ^ Adam Kingsley's player profile at AFL Tables

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