Posted on Thursday 23rd January, 2020


Position: Regional Coach Champion


  • To provide coaching expertise, leadership and mentoring of coaches within the AFL Victoria Western region. Ensuring that the coaches conduct themselves in a professional manner in the aim to achieve better outcomes for coaches and young players across the region.


  • The coach mentor will be given a portfolio of clubs they will be responsible for.
  • To conduct and manage at least one education seminar for junior coaches from clubs within the mentor’s portfolio, in-conjunction with the AFL Victoria Football Development Manager (FDM)
  • To supervise, monitor and offer feedback to local junior coaches throughout weekends during games over the 2020 season
  • To offer mentoring to junior coaches within your club’s portfolio
  • Input into coach coordinator development sessions
  • Provide regular feedback on coaches/coaching in the region and ideas about improving coaching


  • Reports to AFL Vic FDMs (South West / Inner West)
  • Liaise and work in-conjunction with FDM
  • Club Coaches and Coach Coordinators
  • WRFL staff


  • Report on progress of coaches in-conjunction with the FDM
  • Provide written feedback/recommendations to local coaches and clubs
  • Monthly reports on progress of development programs to the FDM

Time Commitment:

  • 4-6 hours a week. February to August


  • Remuneration offered. Paid in two installments.

All applications are to be sent to Harry Sleigh at by Monday 3rd February at 5pm.