Andrew McLeod is a proud descendant of Wardaman, Wagadagam, Scottish and Australian heritage.
A former professional Australian rules footballer for the Adelaide Football Club, he holds the game record for Adelaide having played 340 games. Andrew won two premierships for the Adelaide Football Club in 1997 and 1998 and was awarded the Norm Smith Medal for best on ground in both Grand Finals.
He is considered one of the greatest Indigenous footballers of all time, one of the greatest of the modern era, and one of the greatest players of the Adelaide Football Club. Andrew also has strong connections with the Northern Territory Football Club, also known as the NT Thunder, where he was a past player.
Post his football career, Andrew is still involved with the Adelaide Football Club and has developed the club’s Indigenous Programs, creating strategies to engage students from year 8 through to employment and adopting a holistic approach to learning. He mentors Indigenous youth for many remote Indigenous communities across Australia.