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Assistant Coaches

puregreen

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Dec 6, 2009
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The assistant coaches contracts expire today. A bit of talk on the radio that Blake Caracella is yet to resign.

I can't believe that the club haven't made an offer so maybe he has been holding off due to offers elsewhere?
 
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Spirit of Jack

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Caro on TF said Gale was confident Caracella would sign and hopeful Leppitch and Rutten will. They are obviously all looking to get paid and the club is quite rightly prioritising Caracella. Caro also said Hardwick took less than he could of to keep them together - hope it was enough.
 

Bullarto Tiger

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Can't see the assistants abandoning a premiership club.
Could happen but why would they want to go anywhere else for the time-being?
 

taztiger4

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Jul 13, 2005
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puregreen said:
The assistant coaches contracts expire today. A bit of talk on the radio that Blake Caracella is yet to resign.

I can't believe that the club haven't made an offer so maybe he has been holding off due to offers elsewhere?

Their contracts definitely DO NOT expire today.

There is an unwritten rule that says that clubs should advise their assistants if they have a job moving into next year by Aug 1
 

Tony Braxton-Hicks

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Aug 10, 2004
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Could someone please explain the soft cap? My understanding is that it's like a tax, so clubs with big football departments have to pay this "tax" on every $ they spend over the soft cap.

With 100,000 members and huge merchandise sales I can't see why we wouldn't have the capacity to exceed the soft cap and pay our coaches whatever is necessary to keep them.
 

taztiger4

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Jul 13, 2005
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Tony Braxton-Hicks said:
Could someone please explain the soft cap? My understanding is that it's like a tax, so clubs with big football departments have to pay this "tax" on every $ they spend over the soft cap.

With 100,000 members and huge merchandise sales I can't see why we wouldn't have the capacity to exceed the soft cap and pay our coaches whatever is necessary to keep them.

Your summation is correct how I understand it
 

graystar1

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Apr 28, 2004
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Whatever. We just cannot let our assistant coaches go to other clubs.

In particular, Blake Caracella, who I think, without any knowledge, is the real architect behind our successes.

Please Tigers, Lock them away.
 

Baloo

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Nov 8, 2005
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Prefer to ditch Dimma and keep the assistants. We. An promote Conca to Director of Man Cuddles
 

Tenacious

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May 19, 2008
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Baloo said:
Prefer to ditch Dimma and keep the assistants. We. An promote Conca to Director of Man Cuddles
And KMac to be specialist coach in charge of contested overhead marking
 

Tigertough1974

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Tony Braxton-Hicks said:
Could someone please explain the soft cap? My understanding is that it's like a tax, so clubs with big football departments have to pay this "tax" on every $ they spend over the soft cap.

With 100,000 members and huge merchandise sales I can't see why we wouldn't have the capacity to exceed the soft cap and pay our coaches whatever is necessary to keep them.

That's how I understand it also however the penalty is very high, from memory it was in the range of 30-40 X the amount you go over, essentially meaning no one will go over... Can anyone confirm penalty?
 

brigadiertiger

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Tigertough1974 said:
That's how I understand it also however the penalty is very high, from memory it was in the range of 30-40 X the amount you go over, essentially meaning no one will go over... Can anyone confirm penalty?

I think the penalty is you add the number of club members with the average age of your playing list then multiply by the circumference of the sun divided y the number of intelligent Collingwood supporters once you arrive at that figure they pull a number out of a hat and the fines could range anywhere from small to double extra large.
 

TigerMasochist

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Jul 13, 2003
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Tigertough1974 said:
That's how I understand it also however the penalty is very high, from memory it was in the range of 30-40 X the amount you go over, essentially meaning no one will go over... Can anyone confirm penalty?
Thought it was about 75% so if you spend 1 mill over the cap then the AFL will charge you an extra 750,000 in cap tax.
 

BillyJean17

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Jul 27, 2009
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puregreen said:
The assistant coaches contracts expire today. A bit of talk on the radio that Blake Caracella is yet to resign.

I can't believe that the club haven't made an offer so maybe he has been holding off due to offers elsewhere?
What makes you think the club hasn’t made an offer , I’d suggest more like he hasnt signed it with rival options to consider
 

Panthera Tigris

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Apr 27, 2010
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BillyJean17 said:
What makes you think the club hasn’t made an offer , I’d suggest more like he hasnt signed it with rival options to consider
My tip is Caracalla will end up back at Brisbane (in a coaching capacity) at some point in the not too distant future. Fagan is their temporary coaching solution and I wouldn’t mind betting Caracalla is the man they want long term. Perhaps he heads up at some point as an assistant and the reigns are transitioned to him.
 

Tigaman

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May 23, 2010
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Tenacious said:
And KMac to be specialist coach in charge of contested overhead marking

Luv is that not great with Tenac quoting KMac is an ace overhead mark.
 

Tigertool

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Mar 10, 2008
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Nomorewaiting said:
Contracts expire today.

Hope we get these done.

Important.

Clubs are supposed to inform assistants of whether they'll be kept or flicked at the end of the year, but their contracts don't actually expire today.
 

Ghost of 29

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If we lose Caracella, move Leppa into that strategy role and get Sam Mitchell as a line coach.
 

BrisTiger24

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Oct 16, 2003
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Ghost of 29 said:
If we lose Caracella, move Leppa into that strategy role and get Sam Mitchell as a line coach.

I don't think strategy is Leppa's strong suit. He is a great instructional coach.

If we lose Caracella, we could do worse than nabbing Sam Mitchell from West Coast who wants to return to Melbourne by all reports. Very astute footy brain Mitchell. Will be a premiership coach one day.