'Ball Magnet' defined

With an innate ability to get his hands on the ball in any situation, Tom's phenomenal abilities as a player have seen him receive the leagues highest honour as well as break some records along the way. A force in the midfield, his passion to win the ball at all costs is only surpassed by his dedication to sharing his understanding of the sport he loves. A leader on and off the field, Tom continues to drive himself forward and find the edge against the opposition, whilst spreading as much of his knowledge with players no matter their age level or abilities.

A hunger to learn

With an endless energy and curiosity to keep learning and understanding the game, Tom’s passion for educating himself and others on how to get the most out of themselves provided the inspiration for creating the Ball Magnets Platform.

Career highlights

• Premiership Player: 2023

• Brownlow Medalist: 2018

• All-Australian: 2017, 2018

• Hawthorn Best & Fairest: 2017, 2018

• Leigh Matthews Trophy: 2018

• Lou Richards Medal: 2018


Off the field Tom has a love for health and fitness, travel, sport, fashion and animals. He also loves spending time with his two dogs Macy and Nala. With a keen interest in Strength and Conditioning, he is completing a degree in Exercise Science. Follow Tom on instagram here:

“As a kid I was lucky enough to see what it really takes to play footy at an elite level and I want to create that opportunity for the next generation.”

Tom Mitchell