Healy appointed as WAAFL State Colts CoachFriday, February 16, 2018 - 11:16 AM

The West Coast Eagles State Colts Amateur Team will be led by head coach Stephen Healy in 2018.

Healy capped off a successful season in 2017 by coaching the Wanneroo Drew Banfield Colts to premiership glory. He completed his Level 2 coaching accreditation and took out the West Perth Senior Coach of the Year award.

In his short time as colt’s coach at Wanneroo AFC, Stephen has doubled the number of colt’s players at the club as well as producing eight league players.

Healy is no stranger to the WAAFL State programs having been a Vice Captain of the State U23’s in 2015 as well as being named All Australian at the AAFC Carnival in the same year. He was also winner of the WAAFL LA Tetley Award in 2015 as the Best State Player.

Off the field Healy has a Bachelor of Education in Secondary Health and Physical Education.

Healy takes over from former Head Coach Cameron Palmer who led the team from 2013-2017.


Coaching Career

  • West Perth District Senior Coach of the Year Award Nominee 2016
  • WAAFL Drew Banfield Colts Premiership Coach 2017
  • West Perth Senior Coach of the Year 2017
  • Level 2 Coach, November 2017


Player Highlights

  • State 15’s Schoolboys
  • State 16’s WAFL 2009
  • West Perth Colts 2009-2011
  • West Perth Senior Squad 2012-2014
  • West Perth Reserve Premiership 2014
  • WAAFL State U23’s Vice Captain 2015
  • WAAFL LA Tetley Award- Best State Player 2015
  • All Australian- AAFC Carnival 2015
  • WAAFL B Grade Premiership Captain 2017