FREE Female Team Coaching Session

This Sunday, Hawthorn Junior Magic are running a FREE Female Team Coaching session.

The session will be conducted by Michelle Brogan and Michael Dimattina, who will take the recent National Classic winning Under 12 Girls Hawthorn Junior Magic team through their paces at an open training session.

HBA Domestic Coaches of junior female teams are encouraged to attend the open training session to learn from two outstanding junior female team coaches.

The HBA Domestic Coaches will be given an opportunity to watch the session, whilst the two elite coaches provide explanations and advice on the activities being performed. HBA Domestic Coaches will also be given an opportunity to ask questions and be engaged in the session itself, whilst learning more about the specifics of coaching junior female athletes.

FREE Female Team Coaching Session
Sunday 6 August
Boroondara Sports Complex (Court 2)
12:45pm – 2:45pm

12:45pm – Introduction from Michelle Brogan and Information about the session
1:00pm – 2:30pm – Open Training Session
2:30pm – 2:45pm – Q & A with Micheal Dimattina (& Michelle Brogan)

Coach Profiles

Michelle Brogan (Under 12-1 Girls Hawthorn Junior Magic Head Coach)

18 years as an Australian Opal

2 x Olympic Medalist (Silver 1996, Bronze 2000)


2X International Player of the Year

WNBA player Phoenix Mercury

WNBL Grand Final MVP

Current Assistant Coach to Dandenong WNBL team

2017 Under 12 Girls National Classic Champion (Hawthorn Junior Magic) – Head Coach

Michael Dimattina (Hawthorn Junior Magic Girls Director of Coaching & Under 14-1 Girls Hawthorn Junior Magic Head Coach)
NBL Player – Melbourne Tigers (along side Andrew Gaze & Lanard Copeland)

NBL Champion (Melbourne Tigers)

Hawthorn Junior Magic Coach (6 years)

Heather Williams Award Winner

2012 Under 14 Girls National Club Championships Runners Up (Hawthorn Junior Magic) – Head Coach

The HBA and Hawthorn Junior Magic welcome any coach of a junior female team in the HBA domestic competition to attend.

If your interested in attending, please RSVP to<> by COB Friday (4 August).