Mark Brayshaw

Mark Andrew Brayshaw (born 5 February 1966) is a former Australian rules footballer who played for North Melbourne Football Club in the AFL.[1] He is the brother of James Brayshaw and the son of Ian Brayshaw. His sons Angus, Andrew and Hamish are each on an AFL lists.

Mark Brayshaw
Personal information
Full name Mark Andrew Brayshaw
Date of birth (1966-02-05) 5 February 1966 (age 54)
Original team(s) Scotch College / North Beach
Height 187 cm (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 85 kg (187 lb)
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1984–1989, 1994 Claremont 110 (70)
1990–1992 North Melbourne 032 0(2)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1992.
Sources: AFL Tables,

Playing careerEdit

Claremont Football ClubEdit

Brayshaw began his career and ended his with Claremont Football Club in the West Australian Football League. In a career a began in 1984 and ended in 1994 Brayshaw played 110 games for the club and kick 70 goals. He was drafted by North Melbourne Football Club in the 1989 VFL draft. Brayshaw returned to Claremont in 1994, playing 20 WAFL matches.[2]

North Melbourne Football ClubEdit

In 1989 VFL Draft, Mark was selected as first round selection (pick number 6 overall) by North Melbourne Football Club. Mark would go onto play 32 games for the club and kick two goals for the club before being delisted by the club at the end of 1992.

Post-football careerEdit

Brayshaw was Chief Executive Officer of the Richmond Football Club from 2000 until 2004. He had previously worked in marketing roles for AFL clubs Port Adelaide and Fremantle. Mark is currently a board member of North Melbourne Football Club, alongside his brother James.

Mark is currently the CEO of the AFL Coaches Association.[3] The AFL coaches association is a representative body for AFL coaches, from junior level right up to the elite level. His focus is on supporting the work of AFL Coaches from all levels of football.


Mark is married to Deborah and has three sons playing in the AFL. Angus was drafted in 2014 by the Melbourne Football Club, and in 2017, Andrew was drafted by Fremantle and Hamish was drafted by West Coast.[4]


  1. ^ Mark Brayshaw's playing statistics from AFL Tables
  2. ^ "Mark Brayshaw (Claremont)". WAFLOnline. Archived from the original on 15 October 2009. Retrieved 18 January 2010.
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  4. ^ Beveridge, Riley (24 November 2017). "A perfect draft night: Hamish Brayshaw and Andrew Brayshaw join Angus on AFL club lists". Fox Sports. Retrieved 24 November 2017.