Full Name: FRANK DUNIN
Date of Birth: 29/06/1935
Height: 188 cm ( 6-2 )
Weight: 85 kg ( 13-5 )
Debut: 04/07/1953, Round 11, Hawthorn
Last Game: 29/08/1959, Round 18, Hawthorn
Seasons: 1953, 1955-59
Total Games: 69
Total Goals: 30
Seasons: 1954-55, 1957-59
Total Games: 16
Total Goals: 9
Frank usually played in key positions including centre-half-forward and centre-half-back. Recruited from the Amateurs he spent six seasons at Richmond before he was forced to retire at the age of 25, due to a knee injury. Once he retired he became actively involved in coaching. He coached a total of five Premiership sides as well as leading the Victorian Amateurs to victory in the 1967 Australian Amateur Carnival. He has also been involved with the Manuka and Southern Districts Clubs, in the ACT, as both a committeeman and selector.
Away from football, Frank holds a Degree in Agricultural Science is now a leading scientist in this field in Australia. He is also involved in producing scientific related publications and now lives in Canberra.
St Kilda CBC Junior Football ; University Blues 1952.
Dookie College 1954 ; Agricultural Faculty Captain /Coach 1956 ( Honours - Premiership 1956 ) ; University Blacks Coach 1961-67 ( Honours - Premiership " B " Grade 1964, " A " Grade 1965, Victorian Amateurs Coach 1966-67, Australian National Universities Coach 1968-69, Australian National Universities Chairman of Selectors 1970-85, 1989 ) ; St Edmunds College U/15 Coach 1970 ( Honours - Premiership 1970 ) ; St Edmunds U/17 Coach 1973-74, 1982 ( Honours - Premiership 1974, 1982 ).