Tim Schmidt

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Tim Schmidt
Personal information
Date of birth (1986-03-14) 14 March 1986 (age 32)
Original team(s) West Adelaide (SANFL)
Debut 29 July 2006, Sydney Swans
vs. Port Adelaide, at Football Park (Now AAMI Stadium)
Height 180 cm (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 84 kg (185 lb)
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
2004–2009 Sydney Swans 17 (12)
Coaching career3
Years Club Games (W–L–D)
2017 Greater Western Sydney (AFLW) 7 (1–5–1)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 2009.
3 Coaching statistics correct as of 2017.
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Tim Schmidt (born 14 March 1986) is a former Australian rules footballer who played for the Sydney Swans in the Australian Football League.

Originally from South Australian National Football League club West Adelaide, Schmidt was drafted by Sydney with pick number 29 at the 2003 AFL Draft and made his debut on 29 July 2006 against Port Adelaide at AAMI Stadium in Adelaide.

Schmidt suffered a succession of injuries while at Sydney and announced his retirement at the end of the 2009 AFL season.

In July 2016, Schmidt was appointed head coach of the Greater Western Sydney Giants women's team.[1] The team finished in last place in the inaugural season of AFL Women's in 2017, winning the wooden spoon. He stepped down from the role in July 2017.[2]

Tim has also started a kicking and skills academy called Kicking Dynamics coaching future stars.

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 Greater Western Sydney 7 1 5 1 14.3% 8 8
Career totals 7 1 5 1 14.3%


  1. ^ Jessica Halloran, "Tim Schmidt to coach GWS Giants’ women's team after playing career with Sydney Swans", The Daily Telegraph, 23 July 2016. Retrieved 10 September 2016.
  2. ^ "Ex-Lions coach takes over Giants' AFLW job". AFL Media. Telstra Media. 21 July 2017. Retrieved 21 July 2017. 

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