STRATHFIELDSAYE will have a new coach at the helm when it makes its return to the field in the Central Victorian Football League Women's competition this year.
The Storm has appointed Jake Donegan as its new senior women's coach.
Donegan is stepping up from the Storm's under-18s girls coach last year - a season in which the side played just one game due to the coronavirus pandemic.
"Jake has a wealth of experience having played in premierships with Golden Square and Mount Pleasant," the Storm said in announcing Donegan's appointment.
"He was an assistant coach with the Bendigo Pioneers' under-18 girls program for three years and last year came to the Storm to take on the role of under-18 girls coach.
"After getting to coach just the one game in 2020 Jake is certainly enthusiastic about getting stuck into the season ahead in his new role."
The Storm are likely to begin pre-season training in mid-February.
The Storm has made the finals in both seasons of the CVFLW. They lost the inaugural grand final to Bendigo Thunder in 2018 and bowed out to Kangaroo Flat in the 2019 preliminary final.
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