Alastair Clarkson is an Australian rules football coach and former player. He was the head coach of the Hawthorn Football Club in the Australian Football League from 2005 to 2021.
In August 2022 he was appointed as the next coach of the North Melbourne Football Club.
Who will Alastair Clarkson coach?
Alastair Clarkson will coach North Melbourne for the next five seasons, with the Roos beating Essendon to the four-time premiership coach’s signature after a week of turmoil.
Clarkson was Hawthorn’s coach for 17 years, guiding the club to flags in 2008 and the infamous three-peat in 2013-15.
He will rejoin the club where he played 93 games from 1987 to 1995.
Clarkson expressed excitement about the challenge of turning around the struggling club, which has only two wins this season.