OUR PLAYERS

TONY GRIPPA
Center

“Grippa”

#11

Tony emerged as a young American prodigy in this league in his first year. Now in his forth season, Tony is a star and makes sure our competitors know we play tough footy. Just don’t ask him about Marvel Comics – or you’re in for a long conversation.

TONY GRIPPACenter

“Grippa”

#11

Tony emerged as a young American prodigy in this league in his first year. Now in his forth season, Tony is a star and makes sure our competitors know we play tough footy. Just don’t ask him about Marvel Comics – or you’re in for a long conversation.

NICK GARCIA
Full Forward

“The Greek”

#44

Nick spent part of his childhood in the middle of Australia. One of our many talented Americans Nick makes the goal square is own out muscling many of his opponents.

NICK GARCIAFull Forward

“The Greek”

#44

Nick spent part of his childhood in the middle of Australia. One of our many talented Americans Nick makes the goal square is own out muscling many of his opponents.

TIM WILSON-HUMPHRIES
Center Half Back

“Humpa, Timmy”

#18

Year after year, the Nationals commentators describe Tim as a brick wall. With good reason too, when Tim is on the field, our opponents have one hell of a time getting the ball past him. A true Bulldog icon and team leader.

TIM WILSON-HUMPHRIESCenter Half Back

“Humpa, Timmy”

#18

Year after year, the Nationals commentators describe Tim as a brick wall. With good reason too, when Tim is on the field, our opponents have one hell of a time getting the ball past him. A true Bulldog icon and team leader.

LOCKIE FLEET
Center Half Forward

“Lockie, Fleety”

#29

Known as “Lockie” until he demanded to be called “Fleety” is a big strong froward. He takes strong marks and kicks long goals. A man mountain in the front half of the ground.

LOCKIE FLEETCenter Half Forward

“Lockie, Fleety”

#29

Known as “Lockie” until he demanded to be called “Fleety” is a big strong froward. He takes strong marks and kicks long goals. A man mountain in the front half of the ground.

PETER TAYLOR
Back Pocket

“Pete”

#2

Peter Taylor has become a respected American player in the USAFL, playing a pivotal role on the American Revolution (National) team, as well as for the Bulldogs. As fit as they come, Pete has skills that rival the Aussies on our team! Pete left us for Boston last year but after falling home sick he will be back in Denver this year in Bulldog colors.

PETER TAYLORBack Pocket

“Pete”

#2

Peter Taylor has become a respected American player in the USAFL, playing a pivotal role on the American Revolution (National) team, as well as for the Bulldogs. As fit as they come, Pete has skills that rival the Aussies on our team! Pete left us for Boston last year but after falling home sick he will be back in Denver this year in Bulldog colors.

ANDY VANICA
Half Back Flank

“AndyV, Vanic”

#4

Andy is a decorated player within the USAFL, having won Best & Fairest in the 2011 Grand Final, and having led the US team, The Revolution, multiple times. Andy’s fitness and ability to execute in the stretch make him a nightmare to match up against. Also, it’s rumored that he’s never been wrong. In anything, ever.

ANDY VANICAHalf Back Flank

“AndyV, Vanic”

#4

Andy is a decorated player within the USAFL, having won Best & Fairest in the 2011 Grand Final, and having led the US team, The Revolution, multiple times. Andy’s fitness and ability to execute in the stretch make him a nightmare to match up against. Also, it’s rumored that he’s never been wrong. In anything, ever.

JOHN CLAYTON
Center Half Back

“JC, Johnny”

#24

John is the smiling assassin. He is a strong back man and a star of the golden fist. Bang!

JOHN CLAYTONCenter Half Back

“JC, Johnny”

#24

John is the smiling assassin. He is a strong back man and a star of the golden fist. Bang!

JEFF POSEY
Full Back

“Posey, JPose”

#19

Jeff is another American player who has quickly learned the skills and strategy to rival some of the nations best players. An absolute nightmare of a defender, Jeff’s accomplishments on and off the field are always noticed by the fellas. Also, we would make a joke here, but with this kid it’s fish in a barrel.

JEFF POSEYFull Back

“Posey, JPose”

#19

Jeff is another American player who has quickly learned the skills and strategy to rival some of the nations best players. An absolute nightmare of a defender, Jeff’s accomplishments on and off the field are always noticed by the fellas. Also, we would make a joke here, but with this kid it’s fish in a barrel.

CASEY ROBINSON
HEAD COACH / Full Forward

“Robbo”

#1

Former Melbourne Demon and North Melbourne Kangaroo, “Robbo” is no stranger to high-level footy. He brings that experience and leadership to the Bulldogs as our Head Coach and leading scorer. And yes, at least one (former) Kangaroo can kick straight.

CASEY ROBINSONHEAD COACH / Full Forward

“Robbo”

#1

Former Melbourne Demon and North Melbourne Kangaroo, “Robbo” is no stranger to high-level footy. He brings that experience and leadership to the Bulldogs as our Head Coach and leading scorer. And yes, at least one (former) Kangaroo can kick straight.

LEIGH MCMAHON
ASSISTANT COACH / Center

“Les, Lethal”

#20

Leigh is a highly skilled player who knows how to find the ball with ease, Leigh’s experience will be a huge help in the Bulldogs quest to once again become the National champs in 2018. Also, LOVES a beer after a game. Or maybe 20.

LEIGH MCMAHONASSISTANT COACH / Center

“Les, Lethal”

#20

Leigh is a highly skilled player who knows how to find the ball with ease, Leigh’s experience will be a huge help in the Bulldogs quest to once again become the National champs in 2018. Also, LOVES a beer after a game. Or maybe 20.

TOM HARKNESS
HEAD COACH / Half Back Flank

“Harko”

#7

Tom  is our Head Coach, alongside “Robbo”. He plans on leading the club to it’s first national championship in 6 years. He is a tall, quick and strong player, capable of playing multiple positions across the ground.

TOM HARKNESSHEAD COACH / Half Back Flank

“Harko”

#7

Tom  is our Head Coach, alongside “Robbo”. He plans on leading the club to it’s first national championship in 6 years. He is a tall, quick and strong player, capable of playing multiple positions across the ground.

BAYDEN GOODALL
Center Half Forward

“Baydes”

#5

Bayden is a seasoned Aussie player, with great footskills and a solid overhead mark. As a dynamic forward player, he can crumb packs, take great marks and kick goals at will. He has also been an Assistant coach for a number of seasons.

BAYDEN GOODALLCenter Half Forward

“Baydes”

#5

Bayden is a seasoned Aussie player, with great footskills and a solid overhead mark. As a dynamic forward player, he can crumb packs, take great marks and kick goals at will. He has also been an Assistant coach for a number of seasons.

TAIT CARMODY
Forward Pocket

“Taiter”

#30

Tait is a Bulldogs veteran of many years, bringing great experience and leadership to the team. As a small forward with a deadly left boot, Tait still has the ability to kick goals all day long.

TAIT CARMODYForward Pocket

“Taiter”

#30

Tait is a Bulldogs veteran of many years, bringing great experience and leadership to the team. As a small forward with a deadly left boot, Tait still has the ability to kick goals all day long.

TROY KIRK
Half Forward Flank

“Kirky”

#21

Troy is one of our mountain dwelling dogs. He is a small forward with the ability to slot some goals on the run from the boundary.

TROY KIRKHalf Forward Flank

“Kirky”

#21

Troy is one of our mountain dwelling dogs. He is a small forward with the ability to slot some goals on the run from the boundary.

STEVE MCVICKERS
Half Forward Flank

“McVee, Vickers”

#17

Despite having lived in Melbourne he never cared about footy until coming back to the US, loves it now! Steve is a true clubman and a member of the board!

STEVE MCVICKERSHalf Forward Flank

“McVee, Vickers”

#17

Despite having lived in Melbourne he never cared about footy until coming back to the US, loves it now! Steve is a true clubman and a member of the board!

RICH MANN
Reserves Coach / Rover

“Hornet, Manny, Tooth”

#8

The Mann family name has a rich history in the AFL. Rich is one of the legends of the USAFL. He has won multiply premierships and best on grounds. Rich plays hard and parties hard. In 2018 he will continue to lead the reserves team with the goal of the National Title

RICH MANNReserves Coach / Rover

“Hornet, Manny, Tooth”

#8

The Mann family name has a rich history in the AFL. Rich is one of the legends of the USAFL. He has won multiply premierships and best on grounds. Rich plays hard and parties hard. In 2018 he will continue to lead the reserves team with the goal of the National Title

BEN MARCUM
Full Back

“Sexpist”

#28

He has earns his nicknamebecause he is a real ladies man. This smooth talker struggled with a back injury that kept him sidelined in 2017 but the big backman has had a solid preseason and is ready to go in 2018.

BEN MARCUMFull Back

“Sexpist”

#28

He has earns his nicknamebecause he is a real ladies man. This smooth talker struggled with a back injury that kept him sidelined in 2017 but the big backman has had a solid preseason and is ready to go in 2018.

ALEX MAYBERRY
TREASURER/Full Back

“Maybs”

#17

Alex has been tormenting forwards in the USAFL for years. The fullback has many claims but his most famous maybe kicking the gaming winning goal in the 2017 Colorado Cup.

ALEX MAYBERRYTREASURER/Full Back

“Maybs”

#17

Alex has been tormenting forwards in the USAFL for years. The fullback has many claims but his most famous maybe kicking the gaming winning goal in the 2017 Colorado Cup.

DREW MCMAHAN
Ruck

#18

Drew spent time working in South Australia and found his love for Aussie Rules. Upon his return to Colorado he found himself running around in the Ruck most times out competing taller opponents.

DREW MCMAHANRuck

#18

Drew spent time working in South Australia and found his love for Aussie Rules. Upon his return to Colorado he found himself running around in the Ruck most times out competing taller opponents.

STEVE NOBLE
PRESIDENT / Forward Pocket

“El Presidente, Snobes, Snow Ball”

#75

The president and the leader of our club. Steve loves the Bulldogs as much as he loves skiing mid week. This dog is a crafty forward who loves slotting a cheeky goal or two.

STEVE NOBLEPRESIDENT / Forward Pocket

“El Presidente, Snobes, Snow Ball”

#75

The president and the leader of our club. Steve loves the Bulldogs as much as he loves skiing mid week. This dog is a crafty forward who loves slotting a cheeky goal or two.

JEREMY OCONNELL
Ruck Rover

“Jezza, Lippy”

#26

Jezza s a die hard Pies supporter. He is lippy on the field and loves to wear lippy off the field. This strong running midfielder is the heart and soul of the club. Jezza loves a goal and isn’t shy about celebrating a good kick.

JEREMY OCONNELLRuck Rover

“Jezza, Lippy”

#26

Jezza s a die hard Pies supporter. He is lippy on the field and loves to wear lippy off the field. This strong running midfielder is the heart and soul of the club. Jezza loves a goal and isn’t shy about celebrating a good kick.

BRIAN POSEY
BACK POCKET

“Pose, Posey, BPose”

#23

Posey may not have the pretty football style but he sure gets it done on the field. This long time Bulldog has been a star in the back 6 for years.

BRIAN POSEYBACK POCKET

“Pose, Posey, BPose”

#23

Posey may not have the pretty football style but he sure gets it done on the field. This long time Bulldog has been a star in the back 6 for years.

BRAIN RIPPETO
Center

“Rippa”

#22

We sure are glad “Rippa” is on our team. He is one of the strongest, meanest and hard running players in the USAFL. Brain is spending the year in Australia sharpening his skills before returning in October to help the Bulldogs win another National Title.

BRAIN RIPPETOCenter

“Rippa”

#22

We sure are glad “Rippa” is on our team. He is one of the strongest, meanest and hard running players in the USAFL. Brain is spending the year in Australia sharpening his skills before returning in October to help the Bulldogs win another National Title.

JARED THOMSON
Half Back Flank

“Jrod”

#25

Jared is one of Colorado biggest hockey fans. When he is not cheering on the Avalanche he is running fast out of the dogs back line creating opportunities up forward

JARED THOMSONHalf Back Flank

“Jrod”

#25

Jared is one of Colorado biggest hockey fans. When he is not cheering on the Avalanche he is running fast out of the dogs back line creating opportunities up forward

SCOTT TUTTLE
Wing

“Tuts”

#2

Scottie has speed to burn. Not only is he fast but he is one of the fittest blokes in the club. When Scott isn’t training with the Bulldogs he is training for his Marathon races.

SCOTT TUTTLEWing

“Tuts”

#2

Scottie has speed to burn. Not only is he fast but he is one of the fittest blokes in the club. When Scott isn’t training with the Bulldogs he is training for his Marathon races.

PHIL CAMPING
Ruck / Center Half Forward

“Philthy, The Foal”

#23

Phil spend his day running around in the ruck or controlling the half forward line. He is one of the loudest blokes in the club. He is a star on the field and in the bars after the game

PHIL CAMPINGRuck / Center Half Forward

“Philthy, The Foal”

#23

Phil spend his day running around in the ruck or controlling the half forward line. He is one of the loudest blokes in the club. He is a star on the field and in the bars after the game

PATRICK DEVLIN
Ruck / Center Half Forward

“Paddy”

#33

Paddy is a free spirit and one of our mountain dwelling dogs. Patrick can run all day and has a strong hands. When he is not taking marks on the footy field he spends his time hiking or snowboarding in the mountains.

PATRICK DEVLINRuck / Center Half Forward

“Paddy”

#33

Paddy is a free spirit and one of our mountain dwelling dogs. Patrick can run all day and has a strong hands. When he is not taking marks on the footy field he spends his time hiking or snowboarding in the mountains.

DAN UMBDENSTOCK
Back Pocket

“DanU”

#13

Dan is won of our Bulldog veterans. He is a dependable back man and has tormented many of the USAFL forwards over the years. Dan is one of the few remaining premiership players from 2011

DAN UMBDENSTOCKBack Pocket

“DanU”

#13

Dan is won of our Bulldog veterans. He is a dependable back man and has tormented many of the USAFL forwards over the years. Dan is one of the few remaining premiership players from 2011

LUKE DURKIN
Wing

“Lukey”

#1

Luke has been with the bulldogs a few years, but this year is his breakout season. Luke was one of the best performers during the Colorado Cup. He has speed to burn and kicks goals on the run.

LUKE DURKINWing

“Lukey”

#1

Luke has been with the bulldogs a few years, but this year is his breakout season. Luke was one of the best performers during the Colorado Cup. He has speed to burn and kicks goals on the run.

GEOFF SHAKESPEAR
Forward Pocket

“Shaker”

#15

Shaker is one of the clubs elder statesman. Popular around the club, Geoff is a real Comedian. Shaker has some slick moves on the field and even better on the karaoke stage.

GEOFF SHAKESPEARForward Pocket

“Shaker”

#15

Shaker is one of the clubs elder statesman. Popular around the club, Geoff is a real Comedian. Shaker has some slick moves on the field and even better on the karaoke stage.

ANDREW ALVAREZ
Rover

“Alvi”

#26

Alvi has been in Colorado for a few years but final made the move from the crows this year. Alvi is an ex rugby play. He tackles hard, runs all day and grinds the opponents midfield into submission every game.

ANDREW ALVAREZRover

“Alvi”

#26

Alvi has been in Colorado for a few years but final made the move from the crows this year. Alvi is an ex rugby play. He tackles hard, runs all day and grinds the opponents midfield into submission every game.

TOM RYAN
Half Forward Flank

“Tommy”

#19

Tom is another aussie who joined us from the Golden Gate Roos. He is a forward with good hands and a great kick. Tommy will be a goal kicking machine for years to come for the dogs

TOM RYANHalf Forward Flank

“Tommy”

#19

Tom is another aussie who joined us from the Golden Gate Roos. He is a forward with good hands and a great kick. Tommy will be a goal kicking machine for years to come for the dogs

DREW WOLFE
Ruck
“Wolfe”

#13

Wolfe is a big bodied ruckman who is an ex 5 time dodge-ball champion . Wolfe really impressed during our Colorado Cup season. Some say he is related to Sasquatch.

DREW WOLFERuck
“Wolfe”

#13

Wolfe is a big bodied ruckman who is an ex 5 time dodge-ball champion . Wolfe really impressed during our Colorado Cup season. Some say he is related to Sasquatch.

DYLAN BRAUN
Ruck Rover
“Dyldo, Dilds”

#24

Dylan joined us from the Dallas Magpies where he played for 3 seasons. He plays ruck rover like a point guard in basketball. He sets up his teammates for success and makes smart moves by quickly analyzing the best placement for the ball to keep up with the fluidity of the game. All this while wearing a smile because how can you not have a smile while playing footy.

DYLAN BRAUNRuck Rover
“Dyldo, Dilds”

#24

Dylan joined us from the Dallas Magpies where he played for 3 seasons. He plays ruck rover like a point guard in basketball. He sets up his teammates for success and makes smart moves by quickly analyzing the best placement for the ball to keep up with the fluidity of the game. All this while wearing a smile because how can you not have a smile while playing footy.

TIM McCOLE
Full Forward

“Needs a nickname”

#7

Tim is brand new to footy only recently learning about the game. The natural defender kicked 2 goals in his first game for the bulldogs. Tim’s hidden talent involves balloons and animals.

TIM McCOLEFull Forward

“Needs a nickname”

#7

Tim is brand new to footy only recently learning about the game. The natural defender kicked 2 goals in his first game for the bulldogs. Tim’s hidden talent involves balloons and animals.

RICHARD HORDERN GIBBINGS
Forward Pocket / Back Pocket

“Richo, Potter”

#23

Former alpaca farmer from South Australia, turned to Big Brother fame, chased the cash on “Shark Tank” has become a Denver Bulldog. He might not be the quickest player on the field and he has terrible hands but Richo loves his footy and the Adelaide Crows.

RICHARD HORDERN GIBBINGSForward Pocket / Back Pocket

“Richo, Potter”

#23

Former alpaca farmer from South Australia, turned to Big Brother fame, chased the cash on “Shark Tank” has become a Denver Bulldog. He might not be the quickest player on the field and he has terrible hands but Richo loves his footy and the Adelaide Crows.

ELVIS SILVA
Half Back

“Elvis”

#2

Elvis is Another ex Dragon who relocated to our mile high city. He has had a couple of years away from footy but is now back. We are excited to see what he can bring to the team.

ELVIS SILVAHalf Back

“Elvis”

#2

Elvis is Another ex Dragon who relocated to our mile high city. He has had a couple of years away from footy but is now back. We are excited to see what he can bring to the team.

NICK MORETTO
Rover

“Big **** Nick”

#14

Nick is another American who is new to the game. He can run and gets plenty of the ball, but when it comes to kick its a surprise to us all.

NICK MORETTORover

“Big **** Nick”

#14

Nick is another American who is new to the game. He can run and gets plenty of the ball, but when it comes to kick its a surprise to us all.


 



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