Our Coaching Staff

Head Coaches

Michael Kerr

Director of Coaching, Head Coach Mens Team

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)

Kipp Crosby

Head Coach - Juniors

Having joined the Jets at 14, Coach Crosby made the Australian U19s team before becoming one of our most successful exports: playing for Arizona Western College as an offensive lineman! Coach Crosby returned to not only coach the Jets, but to coach the offensive line in the same Australian program he played in.

Coach Crosby brings a wealth of experience from coaching at the state and national level, and we look forward to his continued success with our U19 Juniors!

🏆 Accolades & Accreditations Played for the Junior Australian program
Spent 3 years at Arizona Western College
Offensive Coordinator for the Jets juniors 19/20 championship-winning team
Coached Offensive Line for the Under 19’s Outback Squad
2 x Claremont Jets Most Valuable Player (2018 & 2020)

Team Coordinators

Dom Allison

U19 Defensive Coordinator

Andrew James

U19s Offensive Coordinator

Ethan Wren

U19s Assistant Defensive Coordinator

Marcus Westlake

U19s Assistant Offensive Coordinator

Torren Honda

Mens Offensive Coordinator

Michael Chadwick

Mens Defensive Coordinator