Collingwood AFLW coach Steve Symonds has dedicated to the Magpies for one more two seasons.
Symonds joined the Magpies from Norwood in June 2019 and has performed an important function in turning their AFLW fortunes round.
Collingwood made the 2020 finals – shedding to North Melbourne within the semi-finals – and kicked on this season to complete third on the ladder, incomes a house qualifying closing.
The Magpies did not play finals of their three earlier seasons.
“Steve has performed an important function in advancing the ladies’s soccer program and growing our gamers,”chief government Mark Anderson mentioned.
“This system’s outcomes converse for themselves. He got here to us with a powerful file and repute for improvement – one thing like 48 gamers coached by Steve are within the AFLW system – and with Collingwood he has proven why.
“The 2 finals campaigns are one factor however his influence has been higher than outcomes themselves. Steve has established an surroundings with a powerful work ethic the place expertise is nurtured.
“We’re assured that this system will proceed to develop beneath Steve’s management.”
The Magpies will host the Kangaroos in an AFLW qualifying closing at Victoria Park on Saturday.