Socceroos boss Ange Postecoglou and recently retired star Chris Judd will help Carlton select a new coach following the sacking of Mick Malthouse.
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Postecoglou and Judd are part of a five-man selection panel, to be chaired by Blues chief executive Steven Trigg and will also feature former Carlton player Ken Sheldon and recruiting specialist David Campbell.
Carlton head of football Andrew McKay will also provide support to the panel.
Blues president Mark LoGiudice said the panel was the right balance between AFL and professional experience.
“This panel will undertake an exhaustive process to find the next Carlton senior coach. We wanted to ensure we got the balance right in terms of Carlton people and professionals who bring an outside perspective and objectivity,” LoGiudice said in a club statement.
“Steven Trigg, Ken Sheldon and Chris Judd can all offer wide-ranging AFL viewpoint; Ange Postecoglou brings a wealth of coaching experience and insights from a different code, having rebuilt elite playing lists and currently leading our country at the highest level; David Campbell will be there to guide us in the recruitment process.
“Being fresh out of the game, Chris is well-placed to help us identify the attributes needed to coach for success in modern football, as there is no question that our game and its demands are in a state of constant evolution.
“Importantly we are not setting a timeline for this process. We will take the time required to ensure we get the right person to lead the team into the future.”
Mick Malthouse was sacked following Carlton’s dismal start to the 2015 season, with assistant John Barker taking over the job on an interim basis.
Former Gold Coast Suns coach Guy McKenna and Sydney Swans assistant Stuart Dew are considered to be the front-runners for the job.