Brett Kirk

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Brett Kirk (born 25 October 1976) was and Australian Football League player and the Australian Football League's International Ambassador. Kirk is currently serving as an assistant coach with the Sydney Swans.

In 2008, Kirk was given the honor of meeting with the Dalai Lama during his Australian tour in which he presented the Dalai Lama with a signed Swans guernsey. Kirk is known as a practicing Buddhist and has a tattoo of a Buddhist symbol on his back. When the young Swan Dan Hannebery seemed anxious, Kirk recommended that he do some meditation and read The Power of Now and A New Earth by Eckhart Tolle.