Dual premiership player Darren Milburn has joined former Geelong team-mate and new Adelaide coach Brenton Sanderson at the Crows as an assistant coach.
The 34-year-old, who announced his retirement on Tuesday after 292 games with the Cats, will be the Crows' new defensive coach.
Sanderson said he was keen to get Milburn to the club having worked and played alongside him for over a decade.
"I have played with and coached Darren for many years now," Sanderson said.
"He has a great football brain and will be able to pass on a lot of this knowledge to our young backline players. I am very pleased to be able to continue our strong relationship."
Milburn's appointment completes Sanderson's new look team that includes former Melbourne coach Dean Bailey, Mark Bickley and Scott Camporeale.
Milburn is the most successful Cat in history with 181 wins and was a member of the Cats' 2007 and '09 premiership teams, as well as earning All Australian selection in 2007.