Our Coaching Staff

Head Coaches

Michael Kerr

Director of Coaching

As one of the most qualified coaches Australia has to offer, Coach Kerr looks forward to developing the next generation of Jets and taking off into the playoffs in the upcoming Gridiron West season.

🏆 Accolades & Accreditations
1 of 4 Coaches in Western Australia to be a Gridiron Australia accredited Head Coach
Director of the Gridiron Australia Pathways Program (2019-Present).
Chef’D’Mission for the Australian Outback Gridiron Under 19s Team for the 2018 & 2016 World Cups.
Head Coach of the Junior WA Raiders (2019)
Assistant Coach to the Australian Under 19s ‘Future Stars’ Gridiron Development Squad (2010-2013).
As well as numerous other State Representative Coaching & Administrative roles.

David 'Rowdy' Holmes

Head Coach - Womans Team

After many long hard years with our #BringHomeTheBrow campaign, the Claremont Jets Gridiron Club is extremely excited to welcome home, and announce David 'Rowdy' Holmes as Head Coach for the Women's Team.

🏆 Accolades & Accreditations
Claremont Jets Player from 2000-2015 (181 Games Played)
WA Senior Men's Raiders player in 2005
WA Senior Men's Raiders Offensive Line Coach in 2012 (Won) and 2014
WA U19 Raiders Defensive Line Coach in 2015
Australian Outback U19 Offensive Line Coach from 2015-2020
WA U19 Raiders Offensive Line Coach in 2017
WA U19 Raiders Defensive Co-Ordinator 3 in 2019
Claremont Jets U19's Juniors Defensive Co-Ordinator for 2014-15
Claremont Jets U19's Juniors Head Coach in 2015-16 (Undefeated Season)
Perth Blitz U19's Junior Men's Head Coach (2016-2019)
Perth Blitz Club Offensive Line Coach (2016-2021)
Perth Bitz Women's Defensive Co-Ordinator (2018-2021)
Perth Blitz Senior Men's Offensive Co-Ordinator (2018-2019)
Perth Blitz Senior Men's Head Coach (2019-2020)


Head Coach - Juniors

To be announced.

Team Coordinators

Torren Honda

Offensive Coordinator

Coach Honda brings many years of playing experience and tutoring from long-time WA Raiders and Rockingham Vipers Senior Head Coach, Lane Honda.

🏆 Accolades & Accreditations
4 seasons as Women's Head Coach of the Rockingham Vipers
13 seasons as a player
3 times as a State Representative
1 Senior National Championship
6 Senior West Bowl wins as a player
1 Women's West Bowl win as a coach
WA Women's Assistant Coordinator
WA Juniors Assistant Coordinator