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Collingwood and LifeJourney Announce 2nd Annual STEM Cup Challenge

Collingwood and LifeJourney Announce 2nd Annual STEM Cup Challenge

Today marks the beginning of the 2nd annual Collingwood STEM Cup Challenge (click here) – a dynamic competition where students and fans leverage their maths and stats skills to calculate player salaries for Collingwood’s 2018 season. The competition is based on the career of Dominic Milesi, the ‘Capologist’ for the Collingwood Football Club, who manages national recruiting and player contract negotiations for the team. Dominic’s key responsibilities include determining salary figures for Collingwood players using his STEM education and skills.

2016 STEM Cup Prize Day Recap & 2017 Competition Details

2016 STEM Cup Prize Day Recap & 2017 Competition Details

This story originally appeared at (http://www.collingwoodfc.com.au/news/2016-11-23/stem-cup-winners-in-draft-day-experience)

The winners of the inaugural 2016 Collingwood STEM Cup participated in a unique experience at the Holden Centre to get a behind the scenes look at how statistics and data analysis inform recruitment and performance strategy.

Australia’s Leading Amateur “Capologists” Recognized

Australia’s Leading Amateur “Capologists” Recognized

The first annual Collingwood STEM Cup competition has come to a close revealing Australia’s top amateur Capologists. The competition invited Australians, with a focus on secondary students, to step into the role of the Capologist (or list manager) at Collingwood Football Club and decide player salaries for the 2017 season whilst staying under the AFL salary cap. The challenge is designed to inspire students to pursue degrees and careers in the STEM fields by illuminating an exciting application in sports analytics.

Recap: Collingwood STEM Cup Program Launch in Melbourne

Recap: Collingwood STEM Cup Program Launch in Melbourne

On 18 July, to celebrate the launch of the program, partners, sponsors and press gathered at Collingwood Football Club’s facilities in Melbourne for a series of presentations and discussions around the program release. LifeJourney’s Managing Director, Frazer Hughes, kicked off the proceedings as MC with a welcome to the audience and overview of the agenda.

AFL recruiting manager Dominic Milesi is always on the ball

AFL recruiting manager Dominic Milesi is always on the ball

This story was written by Sue White and originally appeared on 6 August 2016 in the Sydney Morning Herald’s My Career section. Photo credit – Collingwood Media. Click here to view the original story.

As the AFL season draws to its annual crescendo, it’s a pretty good bet there are many adults wishing they could live and breathe the world of footy year round. Dominic Milesi actually does.

As it turns out, Milesi’s background – a degree in economics and finance, supported by years of experience working in financial roles (including on Victoria’s state budget) – set him up well for his role as Collingwood Football Club’s national recruiting manager.