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Craig McRae is a former Australian rules footballer and the current senior coach of the Collingwood Football Club. In September 2021, Craig McRae joined the Collingwood Football Club, when he was appointed as senior coach ahead of the 2022 AFL season.
|Net Worth||$4 million|
|Occupation||Rules football coach|
Craig McRae was born on September 22, 1973 (age 48 years) in Adelaide, Australia. He hasn’t shared the information related to his parents, religion and siblings with the general public.
McRae was drafted by AFL club Brisbane as the 22nd pick in the 1994 draft though originally from South Australian National Football League club Glenelg.
He had an immediate impact, kicking two goals in his first game in 1995, and played every game of that year. McRae was renowned for his ability to kick goals from not only beyond the fifty-meter line, but also for his scouting of the ball spilled from the hands of taller players.
McRae was known for his determination and fierce tackling skills. The respected small forward/goalsneak retired from professional football after the 2004 Grand Final loss to Port Adelaide, which included playing in Brisbane’s 2001, 2002 and 2003 premierships.
Craig McRae served as Player Development Coach with the Richmond Football Club in 2007. Midway through the 2009 AFL season, McRae took up the head coaching position at Richmond’s VFL affiliate club Coburg, when their former coach and fellow Richmond AFL assistant Jade Rawlings was appointed caretaker head coach at Richmond.
McRae took up a development coach position at the Brisbane Lions in 2010, before joining Collingwood as head of development in 2011. He remained at the club for five seasons.
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He returned to Richmond in 2016, serving as an AFL assistant coach and head coach of the club’s reserves side in the VFL. He took the side to a losing grand final in 2017, before winning a premiership in 2019 in the same year he won the VFL’s coach of the year award and the AFL coaches’ association’s assistant coach of the year award.
In 2021, McRae joined the Hawthorn Football Club to serve as forward-line coach. Craig McRae stands at an appealing height of 1.76m and has good body weight which suits his personality.
Collingwood Football Club
In September 2021, Craig McRae joined the Collingwood Football Club, when he was appointed as senior coach ahead of the 2022 AFL season. McRae replaced caretaker senior coach Robert Harvey, who replaced Nathan Buckley after Buckley stepped down in the middle of the 2021 season.
Craig McRae is married to Jodie McRae, they had their wedding in the 1990s. His wife is a private and they have children together. Their first child a daughter, Chelsea McRae was born in 2000. The couple held their wedding ceremony in Adelaide. As of 2022, Craig and his wife Jodie are still married and are living a happy life with their children.
Craig McRae net worth
How much is Craig McRae worth? Craig McRae net worth is estimated at around $4 million. His main source of income is from his career as a rules football player. McRae salary per month and other career earnings are over $1.5 million annually. He is one of the richest and most influential rules football coaches in Australia.