Oct 13, 2021

Senior Women's Football Team Coach - Black Rock Football Netball Club - Closing 12 Nov 2021

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  • Black Rock Victoria, Australia
Contractor/temporary coaching Football

Job Description

Opportunity to be the first female football coach at Black Rock!


Here at Black Rock, we've been playing footy since 1908. After over 100 years, we're excited to be launching our first women's senior football team in 2022, and we're looking for a leader to help us kick off the team. Whether you're an experienced coach, or a passionate and up and coming leader who is ready to take on your first coaching challenge, we want to hear from you.

The position

As the senior women's football team coach, you will be responsible for leading, coaching, and developing the athletes. You will also determine the strategic direction for the team.

Role and responsibilities

  • Drive recruitment activities to build a squad of players capable of competing in the SFNL Women’s Football Competition.
  • Provide coaching expertise and leadership for the Black Rock's Women’s football team, including game day coaching.
  • Prepare and implement an appropriate pre-season training and skills development program.
  • Develop a game plan and training plan to suit the ability and competency of the playing group.
  • Teach fundamental AFL skills to the team.
  • Develop a culture of inclusiveness, fun and growth.
  • Actively promote the Women’s team in the local area and help build relationships with stakeholders, including identified schools and feeder organisations.
  • Actively integrate the Women’s team into the broader club environment and community.
  • Work closely with and collaboratively with the Junior Football Club’s girl’s teams and other youth girl’s coaches in the area to assist with junior female player development.
  • Liaise with the Women’s Team sub-committee and the Club’s President to recruit assistant coaches and other football staff, as required.

Key selection criteria

  • Level 1 accredited coach or willingness to undertake this course prior to the season.
  • Demonstrated ability to coach and develop players in a leadership role.
  • A positive and welcoming attitude.
  • Commitment to attend all training sessions, matches and committee meetings.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan training and game plans.
  • Working with children accreditation.


An appropriate remuneration will be negotiated with the successful applicant.

Essential Requirements


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