Aussie Steelers confirm final appointments

Aussie Steelers confirm final appointments

Softball Australia is pleased to confirm the final two members of the coaching staff for the Aussie Steelers and their WBSC Men’s Softball World Championship campaign in Europe from 13-23 June.

Former Junior Aussie Steeler Adam Rindfleish has been appointed Assistant Coach. No stranger to the international stage, Rindfleish was Assistant Coach to the Junior Steelers in 2016 and 2018 when the team won gold at the WBSC Junior Men’s World Championship.

Keeping tabs on the team’s performance prior to and during the Championship will be Video Analyst Tony Mackie, a role he’s filled for numerous Australian teams at World Championships, including for the gold medal-winning Aussie Steelers in 2009 and Junior Steelers in 2018. He is widely regarded as the best softball video analyst in Australia.

The full team of players and officials for the World Championship is now confirmed:


Callum Beashel (NSW)

Adam Folkard (ACT)

Andrew Kirkpatrick (C) (ACT)

Hayden Mathews (NSW)

Josh McGovern (ACT)

Nick Norton (ACT)

Brendon O’Byrne (WA)

Liam O’Leary (NSW)

Scott Patterson (WA)

Harrison Peters (NSW)

James Purcell (QLD)

Layton Reid (QLD)

Nick Shailes (O/S)

Ryan Sinclair (VIC)

James Todhunter (NSW)

Josh White (ACT)

Jett Wright (WA)


Kere Johanson (Head Coach)

Geoff Coultas (Assistant Coach)

Adam Rindfleish (Assistant Coach)

Mike Titheradge (Team Manager)

Tony Mackie (Video Analyst)

Chris Trengove (Statistician)

Bernie Simai (Physiotherapist)