Coaching



Join the AFL Coaching Community at CoachAFL.

Coaches are the backbone of community football, leading 1.5 million participants onto the ground every week. That’s why CoachAFL is here to support you with the tools you’ll need on your coaching journey.

Coaching is a critically important part of the game. Without coaches, there is no game, and there are great structures and systems in place to encourage people to get involved in coaching and progress as far as they want to go, possibly even to AFL/AFLW!

Become a coach:

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Accreditation:

Everyone coaching our great game is required to become accredited members of CoachAFL.

Get accredited, get educated and be the best coach you can be.

To express you interest in our Coaching Accreditation courses, visit the links below.

Coach Developers and Coordinators

Coaches have a significant impact on player enjoyment, development, retention and recruitment. They are also key influencers in maintaining a positive environment and in developing club culture.

The Club Coach Coordinator role is designed to support and oversee the growth and development of individual coaches and enhance the overall coaching expertise of each club coach. This role will significantly impact the enjoyment and development of community club coaches, players and officials.


Women and Girls in Coaching

The AFL is committed to supporting coaches of Women’s & Girls’ football teams at all levels.

Women & Girls who umpire, coach and administer our sport are still under-represented at all levels of the game. This is particularly evident in our elite competitions.

We have developed a number of resources to help support Women and Girls in coaching roles.


Coach AFL

CoachAFL is here to support you with the tools you’ll need on your coaching journey.

Everyone coaching AFL is required to become accredited members of CoachAFL.

Get accredited, get educated & be the best coach you can be.

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Contact:

For more information on coaching, get in touch with the Coaching Support Team at coaching@afl.com.au or email the relevant staff member below.


Jen Taffs

State Coaching Manager - Victoria

Email: jen.taffs@afl.com.au

Joshua Galbraith

Coach Education & Developer Lead - Victoria

Email: joshua.galbraith@afl.com.au







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