Glenn Manton is a former professional athlete turned author, media personality, youth advocate and professional speaker. He played over 200 games of AFL football for powerhouse teams Essendon and Carlton and was a member of the 1995 Carlton Premiership side. In 1999 he co-founded Whitelion, a not-for-profit organisation assisting youth in crisis within the juvenile justice system and beyond. Glenn’s media credits include stints on The Footy Show, Vega 91.5, 3RRR and various Foxtel programs, his own shows at the Melbourne Comedy Festival and Fringe Festival, as well as regular columns for The Age and MX newspapers. He is the author of an autobiography, Dead Bolt; and a football dictionary, Mongrel Punts and Hard Ball Gets. His latest book is Put Your Damn Phone Down. He lives in Melbourne.