DOB: 30 November 1963
From: Stawell/Mt. Waverley/Richmond. Traded for 1991 National Draft selection #49.
Number: 35 1992-1993
Games: 15 (151 total)
Goals: 12 (172 total)
Served as vice-captain of Richmond until falling out of favour after the 1991 season after which he was was traded to the Demons where he played two seasons before being delisted.
His brother Justin also played senior football for the Tigers and younger brother Andrew appeared for their Under 19's.
After his playing career ended Pickering returned to the Tigers where he served as Reserves coach in 1998 and 1999 as well as a stint as an assistant coach with the Western Jets. He coached the Fitzroy Under 17 side to a juniors premiership in 2007 and in 2012 was appointed their senior coach where he remained through 2015.
Some sources don't list him as being from Stawell, but show him as being from St Kevin's.
"Who your AFL club delisted" - The Age 19/10/1993