Jon Vlatko joined the GIANTS’ AFLW coaching staff as forwards coach in 2019.

Prior to that Vlatko spent the 2018 AFLW season as the club’s runner and acted as assistant coach to fellow assistant Roger Moten during the Women’s Winter Series.

Previously an assistant coach at the NSW Women’s Academy, Vlatko is a four-time premiership player with AFL Sydney side, the East Coast Eagles.

A life member of the Eagles, Vlatko captained the club, played over 200 games, and was midfield coach for two seasons prior to joining the GIANTS.