Playing career
Collingwood: 227 games, 84 goals
Brisbane: 19 games, 3 goals

Coaching career
Geelong: VFL Coach 2016 -
Previously development coach in 2015 and assistant coach 2013-2014.
Gold Coast: Asst coach 2011-2012


Shane O’Bree was added to the Cats' coaching staff in October 2012. He spent two seasons as an assistant coach with the AFL’s 17th club, Gold Coast, in their first two seasons in the competition.

O’Bree worked with the Cats midfield group over his first two seasons before moving into a development coaching role in 2015, working mainly with the Cats young midfielders.

In 2016, O'Bree was appointed senior coach of the Cats' VFL program and guided the side to finals in his first season at the helm.


O’Bree enjoyed a successful career with Brisbane and Collingwood, playing 246 games over 13 seasons.

O’Bree began his career with the Brisbane Lions, playing 19 games in two seasons. He helped the Lions to the 1999 preliminary final. He then made the move to Collinwgood, where he went on to play 227 games and kick 84 goals.

A key member of the Magpies 2002 -2003 grand final teams, O’Bree retired after Collingwood’s premiership season in 2010 and moved directly into coaching.

A skilled midfielder, O’Bree captained the North Ballarat Rebels to the 1997 TAC Cup premiership.