DOB: 22 April, 1978
From: Claremont, Selection 45, 1996 National Draft
A two time Western Australian U18 state player, Gardiner was drafted after breaking into the Claremont seniors midway through 1996 and playing in the Colts premiership team later that year..
Coached Trinity Aquinas amateurs in 2009.
"Careers come to an end for Hawthorn premiership pair" - The Age 24/10/1997