AFLW Assistant Coach

North Melbourne Football Club

  • North Melbourne Victoria Australia
  • Contract/Temp
Closing 26 Apr 2019
Applications 0


Reporting to the AFLW/VFLW Senior Coach, the club is currently seeking expressions of interest for an experienced and motivated individual to join our AFLW/VFLW Coaching Team. The role will be responsible for:

  • Assisting with the development and implementation of a performance strategy capable of winning
  • Coaching a specific line within the overall team structure (i.e. forward, midfield or defence)
  • Effectively coaching and influencing players to adhere to a game plan
  • Realising the potential of the playing list through effective coaching and development
  • Securing competitive advantage through tactical performance (planning and decision making) on game days
  • Working effectively with relevant areas of the AFLW and broader Football Department to ensure a coordinated and informed effort
  • Promoting NMFC positively through media appearances as required
  • Role modelling positive leadership behaviours to the playing group and Football Department staff

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications, skills and attributes:

  • Level 2 AFL Coaching Qualification (or be willing to ascertain)
  • Experience in coaching representative level football (i.e. NAB League, VFL and VFLW) at a minimum is desirable
  • Capable of working a wide array of hours with varying time schedule to suit the seasonal priorities of football and the after hours nature of AFLW
  • Ability to work weekends and to travel for matches is a requirement of the role
  • Hold a valid Driver’s Licence
  • The successful candidate will require a valid Victorian Working with Children Check.

Employer and Other Details

The North Melbourne Football Club is a leader in the Australian sports industry, with an outstanding reputation for its hardworking culture and innovation, both on and off the field. NMFC is more than just a football club - we are widely known as the most socially progressive sporting club in Australia.  We pride ourselves on the work we do in the community through our award-winning program, The Huddle.

If you thrive on working in a fast paced, continuously evolving environment with a passionate team of professionals where you can learn and gain valuable experience, this may be the organisation for you.

As an employee of NMFC, you have access to a number of perks and benefits, including:

  • Access to ‘BOUNCE’, the club’s health and wellbeing program
  • Discounts at some of Australia’s major retailers
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Shinboner Reward & Recognition program
  • Flexible work options
  • Exciting staff experiences
  • Access to gym facilities

Apply for this role

To apply for this position, please submit your CV together with a covering letter outlining your suitability for this role to  

Please note that due to the overwhelming number of applications received by the club, we are unable to reply to every application.  Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

NMFC is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion.

Applications close at 5pm on Friday, April 26 2019.

Rosemary Webster

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AFLW Assistant Coach North Melbourne Football Club

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