McKenna’s future in doubt as Suns board calls for review of football operations.
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The future of Gold Coast coach Guy McKenna is in doubt with the Suns board demanding a full review of their football department.
Under pressure after the Suns fell away drastically towards the end of the 2014 season, McKenna faced Gold Coast’s directors on Thursday night and was given no guarantees on his future.
The board will sit again within the next two weeks to deliver the outcomes of the review which is to be overseen by football operations manager Marcus Ashcroft.
Gold Coast chairman John Witheriff said the board wanted a full review of all elements of the football department after the Suns lost six of its last seven matches to finish 12th.
He said the club still had plenty to be proud, but there was a need to set the bar higher.
“The football team has delivered great wins this season on the field, and we are keen as a club to take the next step towards greater success,” Witheriff said in a club statement.
“The football review announced by the board will assist in making decisions about season 2015.
“As a young club we should be very proud, but our members and the Gold Coast community deserve to see us aiming higher every year.
“This review will give us the information we need to make the right decisions.”
The club has outlined reviews to coaching, high performance, welfare and administation, list management and recruitment as well as a review to the Suns’ academy and second-tier teams.