Michael Coad

Michael Coad is a former professional Australian rules footballer who played with Australian Football League (AFL) club Gold Coast.

Michael Coad
Coad playing for Gold Coast in 2012
Personal information
Full name Michael Coad
Date of birth (1983-09-13) 13 September 1983
Original team(s) Sturt (SANFL)
Draft No. 2, 2010 Rookie Draft, Gold Coast
Height 190 cm (6 ft 3 in)
Weight 86 kg (190 lb)
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
2011–2012 Gold Coast 6 (0)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 2012.
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Originally from South Australian National Football League (SANFL) club Sturt, Coad was drafted by Gold Coast as a mature age rookie with pick number two of the 2010 AFL Rookie Draft and was elevated to Gold Coast's senior list for their first season. He made his senior AFL debut against Western Bulldogs[1] in round 3 of the 2011 AFL season.

Coad suffered a serious hamstring injury in his 2nd game for the Gold Coast, ruling him out for the remainder of the 2011 season. Coad was delisted by Gold Coast on 3 September 2011 but redrafted by them in the 2012 Rookie Draft. Coad has since played one further AFL match for Gold Coast. Coad then moved back to Sturt of the South Australian Football League in 2013, soon being selelcted as Captain for the Sturt Football Club. In 2015 Coad called quits on his senior football career.


  1. Davis, Greg (10 April 2011), "Boys bruised but improved - Suns twice bitten but not-so shy this time", The Sunday Mail
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