#sports activities Does ‘jacked’ new GWS Giants boss Adam Kingsley have the best body of any footy coach in Australia?
Aussie Olympian James Magnussen branded new GWS boss Adam Kingsley ‘the muscliest coach’ in any of the nation’s soccer leagues – however can the ‘jacked’ former premiership winner actually lay declare to the title?
Kingsley, who was formally unveiled as Giants coach on Monday, set tongues wagging when pictures emerged of his arms bursting by the coaching shirt.
Radio character and former Swans and Crows star Ryan Fitzgerald took to social media to declare how impressed he was with Kingsley’s physique.
‘Is it truthful that to say Adam Kingsley has been coaching for the GWS function all his life. What a beast! This shot might be extra iconic than yours Bucks [Nathan Buckley],’ he wrote on Twitter.
Adam Kingsley set tongues wagging when a photograph emerged of his arms coming out of his coaching shirt, with Aussie Olympian James Magnussen branding him ‘the muscliest’ coach of any footy code in Australia
Magnussen, who’s no stranger to the weights room, took his reward a step additional.
‘I noticed a photograph of him yesterday, the man [Kingsley] is jacked,’ Magnussen laughed on SEN.
‘He’s acquired to be the muscliest coach in any kind of soccer right here in Australia. He’s muscled up, shredded, veins popping, the complete equipment and caboodle.’
James Magnussen, who known as new GWS coach Adam Kingsley the ‘muscliest’ footy coach in Australia, is not any stranger to the weights room himself
Is he proper, although?
Many on social media thought Kingsley had dethroned Kangaroos legend and present runner for the membership, Brent Harvey, for the most jacked assistant coach in the AFL.
But a have a look at the head coaches and assistants at each AFL and NRL degree proves are a bevy of former gamers who prefer to maintain themselves in tip-top form.
Daily Mail Australia has recognized the high candidates for the inaugural ‘Australia’s Muscliest Footy Coach’ awards.
Adam Kingsley (AFL)
Adam Kingsley’s ‘jacked’ physique has caught the eyes of many in the footy world
If Magnussen was a decide in the contest, Kingsley can be a shoo-in. The present Richmond Tigers assistant coach is ready to take over the GWS Giants – and he’ll discover himself a favorite of the Sydney paparazzi if he continues to make sure his shirts are one measurement too small.
Kingsley performed 170 video games for Port Adelaide, together with the 2004 premiership, and gained a best and fairest as a silky defender with a stunning mop of hair.
He’s the complete bundle too: Kingsley gained the TV present Australia’s Brainiest Footballer in 2006.
Chad Cornes (AFL)
Former Port Adelaide nice Chad Cornes is as match as his was in his taking part in days – if not fitter
Kingsley’s former Power teammate Chad Cornes would possibly have him coated in the muscle division.
After a storied 255-game profession as a brutal centre halfback, which included a premiership and two All Australian gongs, Cornes moved straight into improvement teaching.
After showing as Port’s runner for a few years, and outrunning many of the present gamers he was delivering messages to, he was then promoted to Port’s chief defensive assistant – however he’s nonetheless as jacked as ever.
Current Port Adelaide assistant coach Chad Cornes wanting ripped with companion Mikayla Graetz
John Morris (NRL)
John Morris has stored himself very match since retiring from the NRL in 2014
John Morris was a super-fit, no-frills utility throughout his 300-game NRL profession, and he seems to have reduce on the additional padding a rugby league participant requires, and now has hardly any fats round his bulging muscle mass.
The former Sharks head coach is now an assistant coach with South Sydney.
Matt Ballin (NRL)
Matt Ballin, who coaches at the Broncos, is a health function mannequin his gamers can aspire to
Matt Ballin could have extra credentials than any different participant on this listing, after being voted the ‘Sexiest Man in League’ in 2008 whereas he was taking part in for Manly.
He continued to work as a private coach at the begin of his NRL profession, taking part in 220 video games at hooker, representing Queensland on one and that includes shirtless on a quantity of rugby league calendars.
Ballin is now a improvement coach with the Brisbane Broncos and sometimes posts footage of his health endeavours on social media.
Matt Ballin celebrates profitable the State of Origin collection with Queensland earlier this yr
Brent Harvey (AFL)
Brent Harvey supposed held the ‘Muscliest Coach’ title earlier than it was taken by Kingsley
The man who supposedly held the title of ‘Footy’s Muscliest Coach’ earlier than Kingsley, Brent Harvey’s big arms have set tongues wagging throughout the AFL world as he acts as the Kangaroos runner.
The AFL recreation report holder performed at a diminutive 175cm and 75kg by his outstanding 432-game profession – however since retiring in 2016, he seems to have spent most of his spare time in the gymnasium engaged on bicep curls.
Harvey both orders small shirts like Kingsley, or he will get the Kangaroos property stewards – the place he’s a improvement coach – to stitch his sleeves in tighter.
Amon Buchanan (AFL)
Former Swans premiership participant Amon Buchanan is now a coach with GWS
Cult Swans premiership hero Amon Buchanan might not be notably tall, however he at all times ensured his energy made up for his lack of measurement in comparison with the recreation’s greatest stars.
Buchanan now coaches the midfield group at GWS, and can little question be hoping to lock horns with Kingsley in the gymnasium and present him who the boss of the weights room actually is.
Slade Griffin (NRL)
Former Storm premiership participant Slade Griffin appears much more jacked since retiring
Griffin was besieged by accidents, taking part in simply 41 matches throughout a five-year profession, however gained a premiership with the Storm in 2017.
He now coaches at the New Zealand Warriors, and appears like he’s smashing out lots of heavy bench presses like he did in his taking part in days.
Simon Goodwin (AFL)
Simon Goodwin seems as younger and match as he was in his vastly profitable taking part in days
A bicep curl-off between the two most ripped head coaches in Australia can be an intriguing competitors.
Simon Goodwin is one of the Crows’ best ever gamers, profitable two flags and an unimaginable 5 All Australian jumpers as one of the strongest midfielders of his era.
The 45-year-old Demons premiership coach appears as match as any of his gamers, together with his arms seemingly the envy of most 20 yr olds, by no means thoughts folks his personal age.
Kingsley’s spectacular physique got here below extra consideration after he was unveiled as the GWS coach on Monday.
He has been an assistant at Richmond since 2019 and was a key half of the teaching group throughout their premierships that yr and in 2020.
The new Giants coach expects to attract closely on what he has discovered in 4 years at the Tigers below coach Damien Hardwick and the recreation fashion that has them chasing a fourth flag in six seasons.
Kingsley is the third coach in the historical past of the Giants however will proceed working as an assistant at the Tigers by their finals marketing campaign, which begins with an elimination closing towards Brisbane.