Club News

Welcome Ben Braithwaite

The West Adelaide Football Club are excited to announce Ben Braithwaite as the new High Performance Manager.

Ben grew up in Mount Gambier; then moved to Adelaide to study Sports Science at UniSA to pursue his dream of training athletes.

He has spent 12 years working in the fitness industry in a range of roles including overseeing school-based Sporting Academies, Head Coach of a Sports Performance facility and preparing athletes to compete at World Championships in a variety of sports.

“Helping people improve their sporting performance is my absolute passion and something l’m fortunate to do all day, everyday across a variety of programs in Adelaide” said Ben.

Ben has been involved with West Adelaide for the past 5 seasons. Primarily overseeing the strength and conditioning of the Centre of Excellence programs he has also held fitness roles within the Senior Men’s and Women’s programs.

Ben is looking forward to working with our extremely talented and highly credentialed coaches to roll out a top-notch programs throughout every level of the club.

“We have an exciting young Senior Men’s list this season and l cannot wait to help each of the players reach their athletic potentials” said Ben.