General Manager of Women's Sport

Collingwood is delighted to confirm the appointment of Jane Woodlands-Thompson to the position of General Manager of Women’s Sport. In this newly created role, Woodlands-Thompson will oversee Collingwood’s netball and women’s football programs across the Super Netball, Australian Netball League, AFLW and VFLW competitions. As the General Manager of High Performance for Netball SA between 2007 and 2015, Woodlands-Thompson also coached the Adelaide Thunderbirds to two crowns in the ANZ Championship competition. Woodlands-Thompson is a member of the SA Football Commission and the AFL Women’s Football Advisory Group and joins Collingwood from Westminster School in Adelaide, where she spent three years as Head of Sport Development and High Performance. Woodlands-Thompson says she is looking forward to sharing in the evolution of one of Australia’s oldest sports clubs.