A development manager with the Adelaide Crows since 2014, Heath Younie enjoyed a close working relationship with David Noble during their time at the Crows.

Rookie listed by West Coast in 1997, Younie spent two seasons in Perth before signing for North Adelaide in the SANFL via a year on North Melbourne’s VFL list.

Younie played 183 games for North Adelaide, winning two best-and-fairest medals before starting his coaching career with its under 18’s in 2011.

During his time as a development coach with the Crows, Younie was chosen to be the club’s inaugural SANFL coach in 2014 and finished his tenure in that role by leading the team to its first ever finals campaign in 2016.

He will continue in the role of forwards coach in 2022.