Fremantle appoints GM strategic projects
The Fremantle Football Club is pleased to announce the appointment of Brad Paatsch to the position of general manager of strategic projects.
Paatsch is currently general manager of Coffey Sport and Leisure, a Melbourne-based sports management consultancy firm.
Paatsch’s primary areas of responsibility at Fremantle will include progressing the club’s plans for a new training and administration facility and acting as the club’s representative on the Football Working Group for the new Perth Stadium on the Burswood Peninsula.
Paatsch’s extensive experience in sports management has covered responsibility for the planning and delivery of new training and administration facilities for a range of AFL clubs, including St Kilda’s new facility at Seaford, Carlton (VISY Park), North Melbourne (Aegis Park), Melbourne (AAMI Park) and Geelong (Kardinia Park) as well as extensive experience with the planning and design of several stadia across Australia.
He is due to start at Fremantle in April.