Current Team: Swan Districts Position: Midfield Age: 21 Height: 168cm
Jess had a standout first season as captain with Swan Districts in 2022. Averaging 20.2 disposals a game, Jess was named in the WAFLW Team of the Week a total of seven times, which deservedly led to a spot in the 2022 WAFLW Team of the Year.
Cox boasts one of the stronger frames in the competition, paired with an exceptionally high work rate. As the reigning Swan Districts Fairest & Best winner, 2022 saw Jess dominate from the mid as well as playing outside the contest – adding greater versatility to her role. A standout with her foot skills, leadership and decision making, she is considered to be one of the most reliable and tough inside mids in the WAFLW competition.
From representing her state from 2015-2018 , to being named All-Australian in 2016, Jess has finished in the Top 10 for the WAFLW Overall Fairest & Best twice In the past three years.