Mundell heads back to the Western Crows for 2023

Chris Mundell has been announced as the head coach of the Western Crows as they prepare for the upcoming 2023 AFL New Zealand Premiership.

The current head coach of the NZ Falcons, Chris was in charge during their 2019 Premiership tilt, winning the first ever Premiership Grand Final.

With over eight years of professional coaching experience, Chris Mundell holds an AFL Level 2 coaching accreditation and has become a prominent figure within New Zealand’s AFL landscape.

Initially entering into the AFL New Zealand High Performance Programme in an assistant coaching capacity, Chris has progressed to take on the head coaching role for the New Zealand Under 18 team, the Auckland Buccaneers at a National Provincial level and Auckland AFL coach with the University Blues.

In a playing capacity Chris has represented New Zealand at the 2011 and 2014 International Cups as well campaigns against the AFL Academy.