Marty Pask

Martin "Marty" Pask (born 2 January 1985) is a former Australian rules footballer in the Australian Football League for the Brisbane Lions and Western Bulldogs. After his AFL Career was brought to a premature end Pask reached his true level of talent in the Victorian Football League with the Werribee Tigers. Pask was a marquee player for the Werribee FC and was regarded as one of the VFL competitions elite players.

Pask also played representative football; four times representing QLD, twice representing Victoria (1 VAFA & 1 VFL) and once with the Allies state of origin side.

Marty Pask is now an AFL accredited player agent handling the careers of many of the games talented AFL footballers and some Australia's brightest sporting starts.

Pask is also a regular media performer with the ABC as a commentator during the AFL home and away season.


Sports agent

Pask is now an accomplished AFL Accredited Agent handling the careers of some bright young footballing prospects. Most notably Pask manages AFL Players; Michael Barlow (Fremantle), Brian Lake (Western Bulldogs), Jordan Russell (Carlton), Dion Prestia (Gold Coast), Jason Winderlich (Essendon) and rising young star Dyson Heppell (Essendon).

Other athletes include Emily Seebohm who is an Olympic World Recorder holder in the 100m backstroke.

AFLQ career

Pask began his career at the Western Magpies and in 2004 won the National Australia Bank AFLQ Rising Star Award as well as finishing runner-up in the Western Magpies Best and Fairest.[1] Following this season Pask was selected by the Brisbane Lions in the National Draft.

Brisbane Lions

Pask was into his second year on the Lions' list before he was elevated to the Brisbane Lions Senior team in May 2006.[2] Pask played eight senior games for the Brisbane Lions before subcuming to injury which saw him derail his momentum. Pask then struggled to find pace and consistency after tearing his hamstring and re injuring it several times again. He was moved onto the Western Bulldogs in 2007.

Western Bulldogs

He was selected by the Western Bulldogs in September 2007 hoping to a change of environment would fix his injury concerns. Pask was released from his contract after playing a full season with the Bulldogs affiliate the Werribee Tigers, without making his AFL debut for the Bulldogs.

VFL career

Pask played four seasons in the Victorian Football League with Werribee. His best season was 2007 when he finished third in their 2007 Best and Fairest award. That year Pask also polled well in the Liston Medal earning the most amount of votes for the Tigers, finishing equal 12th.[3]

VAFA career

After Pask was released from the Western Bulldogs, Pask joined VAFA club University Blacks after rejecting offers from AFLQ, SANFL and VFL clubs. Pask represented the VAFA Victorian side and finished with 44 goals in 10 games of football.

EDFL career

Pask retired from semi-professional football in 2010. Upon his decision to leave the Werribee Tigers he decided to sign with Keilor Football Club for the 2011 season.


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