Travels from: Western Australia
Breaking down barriers to achieve success
Categories: Inspirational, Leadership, Motivational Speakers, Sports Heroes
Full Presenter Profile & Bio
Combining her two passions of being a mother and AFL coach, Michelle Cowan’s amazing story is a tribute to what all of us can achieve with enough guts, grit and determination. With over 18 years of coaching experience in the WAFL, AFL and AFLW a long and successful career that has contributed to the games exciting evolution.
At 21 Michelle because Australia’s first female WAFL assistant coach and put West Perth through its paces.
Her role at West Perth was followed by a three year stint at South Fremantle Football Club as midfield coach.
Michelle later took on a dual role at Melbourne Football Club as the Senior Coach of their Women’s Team and Development Coach for the Men’s team before being appointed by Fremantle Football Club (Dockers) to be the inaugural coach of their AFLW side 2016-2018.
Michelle was awarded the AFL Football Woman of the Year in 2013.
Her achievements have made it clearer for the next generation of women in football proving that when it comes to football or business, gender is no barrier to kicking goals.
A passionate speaker about team dynamics, leadership, empowering women, perseverance and passion, Michelle combines her experience and humour for an inspiring and entertaining presentation. She is a charismatic speaker whose presentations will motivate, inspire and entertain any audience.