Two-time Adelaide Premiership Captain Mark Bickley has returned to the Crows nest, taking on the role of Club Engagement Officer.
Bickley, a Club legend and Premiership Skipper, played 272 AFL games for the Crows, and captained Adelaide to back-to-back flags in 1997 and 1998.
The now 54-year-old and Australian Football Hall of Fame Member was also an assistant coach at the Crows in 2009, before stepping into the role of caretaker in 2011.
Bickley will replace Sam Jacobs, who departed to coach SANFL side Woodville-West Torrens.
The former number 26 will be the touch point for Members groups and fans across the country.
He will also sit on the Member Engagement panel.
Bickley said he was looking forward to being part of the Club in an official capacity once again.
"The role is about looking after some of the key stakeholders within the Club, which will encapsulate past players, the supporter groups, and also the Member Engagement Panel," Bickley said.
"It's an opportunity to get back involved. I've been involved in the football side of it a couple of times as a player and then as a coach but to re-engage with some of the key parts of the Club that I enjoy, which is past players and the supporter groups, which are key to who we are as a footy Club.
"Many of them are in the regions, which are really close to my heart, coming from outside of Adelaide, so making sure they are consulted and engaged and feel like they're valued."
Bickley was confident the Club was heading down an exciting path and was keen to be a part of it.
"I have maintained a close relationship with the Club through working on The Crows Show, but now being a bit more involved will be good," Bickley said.
"I feel like I am quite fortunate to be coming back at a time when the Club is about to enter what looks like a really exciting period.
"There's been a lot of hard work done over the past couple of seasons in terms of recruiting and development of our young players, so I'm hoping the Club is about to enter into a really fruitful period on field."
Bickley began his tenure today (Monday, February 12).