Essendon Football Club is pleased to announce Ben Rutten will join the Bombers coaching department in 2019.
Rutten brings a wealth of football knowledge to the club after spending four years as an assistant coach at Richmond Football Club, and playing 229 games for Adelaide between 2003 and 2014.
“Ben is a quality person and coach who will complement our current coaching structure,” GM of Football, Dan Richardson said.
“We are respectful that Ben’s focus is on Richmond’s upcoming finals campaign and as a result we will provide a further update once these commitments are complete.
“We look forward to welcoming Ben, Kylie and boys – Jack and Bernie to Essendon.”