Mick Stinear

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Mick Stinear
A Caucasian man in a light blue shirt looks towards the ground with his hands in his trouser pockets.
Stinear in February 2017
Personal information
Full name Michael Gerard Stinear
Nickname(s) Mick, Mickey
Date of birth (1984-08-08) August 8, 1984 (age 35)
Original team(s) Dandenong Stingrays (TAC Cup)
Draft No. 62, 2003 rookie draft, Carlton
Height 179 cm (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 75 kg (165 lb)
Position(s) Midfielder
Club information
Current club Melbourne
(women's coach/
men's development coach)
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
2003 Carlton 0 (0)
Coaching career3
Years Club Games (W–L–D)
2017– Melbourne (women's) 7 (5–2–0)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 2003.
3 Coaching statistics correct as of 2017.

Michael "Mick" Stinear is a former Australian rules football player and current coach who serves as the head coach of the Melbourne Football Club in the AFL Women's.

Early life[edit]

Stinear was born on 8 August, 1984, and played his junior and some senior football (as a junior) for the Beaconsfield Football Club. He played under-18s football for the Dandenong Stingrays in the TAC Cup.[1]

Playing career[edit]

Stinear was drafted by Carlton with pick 62 in the 2003 rookie draft. He spent 2003 on the Blues' list without playing a game, before moving to Queensland to play with the Mount Gravatt Football Club. He won the 2004 Grogan Medal as the QAFL's best player and was named as Mount Gravatt's captain in 2005. He returned to Victoria in 2011 and captain-coached St Kilda City from 2012 to 2013.[2]

Coaching career[edit]

Stinear coached the under-16s at the Oakleigh Chargers and was named as the team's head coach in 2014 after his stint at St Kilda City. He led the team to back-to-back premierships in 2014 and 2015 and a spot in the finals in 2016.[3] In 2016, he was announced as the inaugural coach of the Melbourne Football Club in the 2017 AFL Women's, also taking on a role as a men's development coach.[4] He guided the team to a third-place finish, recording five wins and two losses for the season.

Coaching statistics[edit]

Statistics are correct to the end of the 2017 season
 W  Wins  L  Losses  D  Draws  W%  Winning percentage  LP  Ladder position  LT  League teams
Season Team Games W L D W % LP LT
2017 Melbourne 7 5 2 0 71.4% 3 8
Career totals 7 5 2 0 71.4%


  1. ^ Burgan, Matt (23 September 2016). "Stinear to steer team in right direction". Melbourne Football Club. Retrieved 23 October 2017.
  2. ^ "Michael Stinear". Blueseum. 20 March 2017. Retrieved 23 October 2017.
  3. ^ Goodrope, Matthew (15 September 2016). "Stinear appointed Women's Senior Coach". Melbourne Football Club. Retrieved 23 October 2017.
  4. ^ Morris, Tom; Harrington, Anna (15 September 2016). "Melbourne appoints dual TAC Cup premiership coach Michael Stinear as its women's team coach". Fox Sports. Retrieved 23 October 2017.

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