Daniel Shadbolt - Footy Coach

Daniel 'Shaddy' Shadbolt started playing A grade footy aged 14 for his home town Mukinbudin. After finishing college Shaddy returned to Muka & won the Best & Fairest (B&F) in 1997 as well as the Central Wheatbelt Football Association (CWFA) B&F that year aged 17. Dan spent 2 years playing reserves at West Perth, before moving to Perth Demons winning the B&F in 2000. Shaddy played 72 Western Australian Football League (WAFL) games for Perth Demons. Shaddy has also had a taste of AFL having tried out with Collingwood for a preseaon. Since those days Dan picked up several B&F awards: CWFA B&F 2004, runner up CWFA B&F 2005, Mukinbudin B&F 2009, Goomalling B&F 2013. Shaddy has now retired from footy.

Born & raised a country boy in a town called Mukinbudi, Dan (a fireman!) is married to Jai and has 3 children Mykaela 8, Jacob 4 & Isla 18months. Dan and his family attend Christian City Church (C3) Joondalup.