Aussie Rules is in her blood

Trailblazer, Pioneer, Champion, Olympian - Erin has reached the highest levels of sport in 2 codes. After watching her dad achieve success with Port Adelaide in the SANFL Erin always had an ambition to play the game at the highest level. Since switching from WNBA to AFLW, Erin won the MVP Award twice and is the AFLW's most decorated player with 3 Premierships. Even with her elite football pedigree, Erin has forged her own path to greatness as a dominant athletic midfielder with natural goal scoring ability.

A leader for change

Erin is paving the way in pushing boundaries within women’s sport, with issues such as diversity, inclusion and the courage to innovate being close to her heart. Her elite high-performance background sets the benchmark for professionalism across the AFLW.

Career highlights

• AFLW Premiership Player: 2017, 2019, 2022

• AFLW League Best and Fairest: 2017, 2019

• Port Adelaide Captain: 2022 -

• All Australian: 2017, 2019, 2021

• Olympic Games Silver Medalist: 2008

• WNBA Champion: 2012, 2014


Whilst her sporting achievements in each code are individually impressive, it was Erin’s contribution to Australian sport that saw her awarded the Order of Australia Medal in 2021. As a LGBTQI+ advocate and part of Port Adelaide’s Ambassadorial role for Mental and Physical health in Community Youth programs, Erin even finds time to raise a family with wife Tracy and sons, Blake, Brooklyn and Drew. Follow Erin on instagram here:

“I’m so excited to be part of something that gives any boy or girl a chance to learn from the best and be encouraged to reach their full potential.”

Erin Phillips