Stephanie Chiocci

Stephanie Chiocci

Stephanie Chiocci

Its been 10 years since Stephanie Chiocci began her career at Diamond Creek Womens Football Club Since then Steph can be considered something of a poster girl for just how far womens football has progressed In 2006 Chiocci joined a club that at that time had not even been reliably provided with a changeroom But she won the Victorian Womens Football Leagues best first year player award in a premiership winning side It was a prophetic beginning for a player who would go on to be AFL female ambassador for Victoria pull on the Big White V four times be selected in four all Australian sides and play for the Western Bulldogs in every AFL womens exhibition match since its inception in 2013 as well as captaining the Western Bulldogs during the 2016 finals bye round In 2017 Steph was recruited by Collingwood FC and was awarded captain of the team