155. Garry Davidson

Player Inductee

Glenorchy/North Hobart/Geelong, 1982-1989

> Glenorchy coach, 1982-84
> Glenorchy premiership, 1983
> North Hobart coach, 1987-89
> North Hobart premierships, 1987 and 1989
> Named as assistant coach of North Hobart’s ‘Team of the Century’
> Tasmanian state coach

Garry Davidson learnt his trade as a coach at Richmond and Geelong under the guidance of the likes of Tom Hafey. He achieved at the highest level as a coach in Tasmania. His first stint with Glenorchy saw the club play in three consecutive grand finals, while his record with the Demons was even more successful. Davidson went on to play a key role in the formation of the Tassie Mariner program as the first manager of the Tasmanian Football Development Foundation. He later became Football Manager for Geelong in the AFL.