Regardless of having a gifted younger checklist, the Dockers did not construct off a powerful first season below Longmuir, slumping to a 11th-placed end in 2021.
Longmuir had one 12 months to run on his earlier deal, that means he’s successfully signed up for 3 years. He’ll come out of contract on the finish of the 2024 season.
“I am very humbled and really grateful for this chance,” he stated in a press release.
“This contract extension would not actually change my method, it is simply good to know that board and administration are proud of the work I am doing to this point.
“This is not my membership, it is everybody’s membership and I’ve bought to do the fitting factor by Fremantle and everybody who helps us. As senior coach, that’s my goal and I will proceed to do this.”
Fremantle CEO Simon Garlick stated the membership had been impressed by the job performed by Longmuir in his two seasons on the helm.
“Justin has an ideal steadiness of figuring out the sport extremely effectively and being a technically sturdy coach whereas additionally being able to construct real relationships and a excessive degree of rapport with the gamers and soccer workers,” he stated.
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“Whereas we imagine Justin has nice functionality as a coach, we additionally really feel he is a good match for our membership from a tradition and values perspective
“He is builds and values relationships, not solely with the gamers, however throughout the whole membership, together with our supporter base and coterie teams. That is reflective of the fervour he has for the membership and his dedication to assist us obtain sustained on-field success.”
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