Brett Hand boasts an extensive history in coaching and development positions, including heading up the AFL program at the Northern Territory Institute of Sport and coaching in the NTFL and SANFL competitions.

Working with our players since the inception of the club in 2010 Hand was the GIANTS' NEAFL Coach from 2012 until the end of the 2015 season. Brett’s background in teaching has been a valuable asset in contributing to his ability to coach and teach the game of AFL.

Hand was appointed Head of Development and Welfare for the club's football program in 2016. He oversees the development program for each player whilst managing the GIANTS' Player Welfare Program.