Legendary South Melbourne FC Coach Len McKendry Passes Away

Len McKendry

South Melbourne FC Mourns the Loss of Legendary Coach Len McKendry

South Melbourne FC is deeply saddened by the passing of Len McKendry, a former coach and iconic figure in Victorian Football. Len’s coaching legacy at South Melbourne from 1983 to 1985 is etched in history, as he became the first coach to secure a national title.

Len McKendry was not only a coach but also a mentor and inspiration to countless players in the Victorian football community. His dedication, knowledge, and passion for the sport were unparalleled, leaving an indelible mark on the club and the players he worked with.

During his tenure as the head coach of South Melbourne, Len McKendry transformed the team into a powerhouse, leading them to numerous victories and achievements. His tactical brilliance and ability to motivate players were instrumental in the team’s success.

Under McKendry’s guidance, South Melbourne FC experienced a golden era, winning multiple championships and establishing a reputation as one of the strongest teams in Australian football. His leadership and strategic approach elevated the club to new heights, earning them national recognition.

Len McKendry’s contributions to the sport extended beyond his coaching role. He was a respected figure in the Victorian football community and his expertise was sought after by many. He selflessly shared his knowledge, helping to develop young talent and shaping the future of Australian football.

The passing of Len McKendry is a significant loss for South Melbourne FC and the entire Victorian football community. His legacy will forever be remembered and cherished. Our thoughts and condolences go out to his family, friends, and all those whose lives he touched.

Rest in peace, Len McKendry.

Published on November 21, 2023 by South Melbourne FC

Source : @smfc

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