Geelong coach Chris Scott will extend his Cats coaching tenure to at least 16 seasons in charge after inking a contract extension through until the end of 2026.
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Cats chief executive Steve Hocking revealed on Tuesday the deal had been finalised.
“It’s just paperwork to be completed,’’ Hocking said.
The extension will mean Scott will coach the Cats for 16 seasons, having started his coaching with a premiership in his first season, 2011.
Scott, 47, was contracted for the 2024 season, which has now been extended for two more seasons.
“It was an easy decision,’’ Hocking said.
“There’s a couple of things you work through in these situations.
“Clearly, looking back at the success he’s had and it’s pretty recent, but the biggest thing is just the curiosity and the willingness to continue to adapt and learn.