Craig Deans

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Craig Deans
Personal information
Full name Craig Deans
Date of birth (1974-05-07) 7 May 1974 (age 45)
Place of birth Perth, Australia
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 1 12 in)
Playing position Manager (former Centre Back)
Club information
Current team
Newcastle Jets woman
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1998 Western Knights
1998–1999 Perth Glory 19 (1)
1999–2000 Carlton SC 36 (0)
2000–2004 Perth Glory 59 (3)
2003–2004 Newcastle United 18 (1)
2005–2007 Newcastle Jets 2 (0)
Teams managed
2008–2010 Newcastle Jets Youth
2010–2011 Newcastle Jets (assistant)
2011 Newcastle Jets (interim)
2011–2014 Newcastle Jets (assistant)
2014–2015 Newcastle Jets Youth
2015– Newcastle Jets FC W-League
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Craig Deans (born 7 May 1974) is an Australian former football (soccer) player.


After a long period of injury Deans retired from football in 2007. In 2008, Deans became the inaugural youth team coach for the Newcastle Jets for their team in the new A-League National Youth League.[1]

On 5 October 2011, he was appointed interim coach of the Newcastle Jets after the sacking Branko Culina, and is the current assistant coach.[2]


With Perth Glory:

With Newcastle Jets:


  1. ^ Ormond, Aidan (3 July 2008). "Newy Teens For A-League Fame". AU FourFourTwo. Retrieved 3 July 2008.
  2. ^ Deans confident ahead of Jets season opener

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