The Team


Robert Gilbert – Host
@robgilbert1966

With decades of experience in various facets of media, namely in broadcast radio, Robert had radio in his veins. A keen football fan, Robert has covered the world game for many of Macquarie’s stations, including 3AW in Melbourne, where he can be found daily driving the number-one rating station’s media sales.

With a keen passion for the game, Robert sits in the host’s chair for Box2Box, shaping the tone of exciting new program.

Michael Edgley – Host
@michaeledgley

With over 20 years’ experience in sport administration Michael brings a unique outlook to the Box2Box team. Having held senior commercial consulting positions with International Football Rights Holders, AFL Clubs Geelong & Western Bulldogs, International Cycling and International Sports Travel Rights Owners. Michael’s insight is derived from his breadth of understanding of what makes elite sport tick on and off the field. Despite his varied sport experience, it’s football that is Michael’s first love dating back to his involvement with Heidelberg United (Alexander) in the NSL, the forerunner to the modern A-League.

Dean Hennessey – Analyst
@DHennessey4

The former Notts County Pro, 250+ game veteran of the Victorian Premier League and current Hume City Manager, Dean Hennessey is Box2Box’s football analyst coving the Hyundai A-League and European Leagues.

With over 40 years of football experience playing, coaching and mentoring Dean’s opinion is considered, direct and informative.

Mark van Aken – Contributor/Producer
@markvanaken

Producer and news reporter for Box2Box, Mark’s formal football journey began in 2004 as Media Manager with South Melbourne FC before a move to Football Federation Victoria working in the peak body’s media and marketing team.

Mark cut his teeth working as matchday reporter for SEN’s Hyundai A-League coverage in seasons two and three and has covered the 2010 & 2014 FIFA World Cups for the Australian Radio Network and Metro UK respectively.

As a former editor of Australia’s first national football magazine, Soccer International, Mark has a deep knowledge and passion for the game.

Contact Mark on 0433 10 10 32