HAWTHORN has continued to reshape its coaching department, adding Adrian Hickmott to the panel under new senior coach Sam Mitchell.
The club has also extended current assistant Chris Newman’s contract a further two years.
A 10-year assistant at West Coast, Hickmott’s addition will see the Hawk’s coaching panel grow by one in 2022.
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The former Carlton and Geelong player held a variety of roles in his time at the Eagles, including being the club’s contested ball coordinator during its most recent flag-winning season.
"Adrian has a wealth of coaching knowledge, including working as part of the Eagles' premiership coaching team in 2018," Hawthorn head of football Rob McCartney said.
"He is a highly accomplished coach, with a proven ability to develop and nurture young talent which will be pivotal as our club continues to transition through this stage of on-field growth."
Hickmott will officially start at the Hawks when pre-season training commences in November.