SOME people opt for a 'New year, new me' attitude and the AFL coaches are the same, laying out their plans for 2017. AFL.com.au has compiled the New Year's resolutions for each senior coach.
Not to read The Advertiser.
Not to buy a house in Brisbane. At least not yet.
Keep looking for that geneticist so that we can clone Jacob Weitering.
New car for Eddie, new golf clubs for Perty, new Rolex for Walshy, new iPads for the board members ...
Making Essendon great again.
I'm only going to ask Nat Fyfe about his contract negotiations once a week.
Whatever Paddy Dangerfield wants.
Chris Scott would have been pretty happy with 'Danger's' first year at The Cattery. Picture: AFL Photos
My new motto is 'two of everything', so if this dual-captaincy caper pays off, it'll be two scoops of ice cream every time I'm walking through Broadbeach.
Don't bother those building the new trophy cabinets, but remind them to leave lots of space.
I can keep a secret if you can, Dusty.
Remind myself on a regular basis it won't be all doom and gloom if we lose to the Saints in round one.
The new Demons coach will be hoping to propel his side into the eight. Picture: AFL Photos
Resist the temptation to change the players' gym radio from Triple J to Gold 104.
Not to listen to 5AA.
To keep some packing boxes in the corner of the office. Just in case.
No matter what they're serving in the club cafeteria, after my time in the ashram, I'll stick to my rice, chapatti and dhal.
I'll only take my autographed Isaac Heeney picture with me to bed once a week. Promise.
Ask Clarko if I can have Cyril Rioli too. You never know.
I'll only watch the Grand Final DVD one more time for 'tactical' research.
The Dogs' coach had a pretty good 2016. Picture: AFL Photos