The Sherwood Magpies have secured a major coaching acquisition with the appointment of Brisbane Lions star Charlie Cameron as a development coach for the 2024 season.
The Magpies announced Cameron’s appointment on their social media channels earlier this week. “The Magpies are delighted to confirm the appointment of Charlie Cameron to the role of development coach for season 2024,” the club said in a statement.
Focus on youth and senior squads
In his role, Cameron will have a strong focus on guiding the Colts & U17s and assisting the senior QAFL squad.
The club said Cameron is “very keen to develop his coaching craft” and will be making regular appearances at training across the youth and senior programs.
The appointment comes after a difficult 2023 QAFL season for Sherwood, who finished bottom of the ladder with just one win from 18 matches.
Charlie Cameron, Lions star
Originally from Mount Isa, Cameron moved to Brisbane as a teenager to board at Marist College. In the 2013 rookie draft, Adelaide drafted him seventh after his impressive WAFL performances for Swan Districts.
Cameron has played the last 129 games of his AFL career with Brisbane, where he is a four-time leading goalkicker. He is coming off arguably his best season, having kicked 59 goals for the Lions in 2023.
The Magpies have secured a major coup with the acquisition of dual All-Australian.