Coaching Staff

Tom Morrison | Senior Coach

Tom begun working his way through the coaching ranks starting in WA as Claremont FC’s Colts Assistant Coach. From there he was Claremont Colts Senior Assistant Coach, WA state u/16 Head Development Coach, Claremont FC Head Academy Coach (14s-16s) and later Claremont FC Foxtel Cup League Assistant Coach. Morrison coupled his coaching aspirations as a player in the WAFL, where playing with Claremont he was renowned for his toughness, game sense and will to succeed.

In 2013, Morrison joined Sydney Uni as the Club looked to steer the NEAFL Program to requisite state league standards. Taking on the role of Sydney Uni Premier Division Head Coach, 2013 saw him manage his own senior program, while his role as a Sydney Swans Academy Coach and Sydney Uni NEAFL Senior Development Coach maintained a focus on development.

In Morrison's first year as senior coach, he guided the program to its best regular season (14 wins, 4 losses) and a preliminary final, a feat which saw him recognized as the NEAFL Team of the Year Coach and Head Assistant Coach of the 2017 NEAFL Representative Side.

Morrison is a well-respected individual throughout Sydney Uni sporting environment and will draw on his ability to lead and manage young people, as much as teach, in pushing the NEAFL Program at Sydney Uni to new heights in 2018.

SUANFC is delighted to recruit such a prodigious coaching talent from within its own ranks. Morrison understands the deep complexities of SUANFC, its NEAFL program and the local footballing landscape.

Lloyd Perris | Development Coach

Despite being just 21 years of age, Lloyd is no stranger to the coaches box.

After 2 years with the Sydney Swans, Lloyd joined SUANFC for the 2016 season while recovering from his third ACL injury sustained at Swans training in August 2015.

2016 saw Lloyd become the Sydney Swans Academy Senior Assistant Coach while also coaching the Student's NEAFL backline.

Lloyd begun work as the Club's Development and Midfield Line Coach in 2017, taking advantage of the numerous strong relationships he shares with the Club's playing group.

Tony Overall | Premier Division Coach

Winning a senior premiership in his first season with the club in 1997, Tony Overall has juggled playing and coaching over the past 20 seasons at SUANFC (with a career in high level amateur football in Adelaide before that), taking charge of the senior side for the 2004 season, before coaching SUANFC’s reserve side in 2007 and 2008.

Overall returned to the senior coaching ranks in 2009,10,11 and 12 as the Senior Assistant Coach (Premier Division), before most recently undertaking the role of Club Coaching Director of the lower grades in 2013,14, 15 and working with the Sydney AFL representative side 4 times (once alongside newly appointed SUANFC NEAFL Coach Tom Morrison).

Along with working beside Tom Morrison, Overall has also worked with both Daniel Archer (former Eastlake and NT Thunder Senior Coach) and Roger Moten (former Sydney University NEAFL Senior Coach and current GWS Development Coach). He has finals experience second to none having been involved in some of the strongest playing groups and team cultures at the Club in recent memory.