Physioworks Director David Francis recently received a Special Services Award from the Collingwood Football Club.
David, who has been the Head Physiotherapist at Collingwood FC for 17 seasons, was recognised by the club for his “outstanding contribution’’ to the club’s Sport Science and Medicine program.
Colingwood President Eddie McGuire presented the award to David at a recent Collingwood Football Club function. He praised David for his advice, innovation and leadership in player recovery, rehabilitation and management, for his team work in ensuring Collingwood is at the forefront of the AFL in its sports science program, and for the vital role David played in supporting the club in winning the 2010 Premiership.
In accepting the award, David thanked the club for bestowing on him the Special Service Award and that he was honoured to be working at the Collingwood Football Club which he regards as “professional, challenging, exciting and the best managed sporting club in the country’’