Expression of Interest – Female Academy Coaches

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - MAY 2: during the Woomeras v NSW/ACT match during the 2016 Youth Girls Championships at the Holden Centre, Melbourne on May 2, 2016. (Photo by Scott Barbour/AFL Media)

n 2016, AFL NSW/ACT launched the first ever Female AFL Academies in the region, giving 200 females the opportunity to hone their skills ahead of the AFL Women’s competition in 2017.

In 2017, the female academies will be based across five regions – Sydney East, Sydney West, Canberra, Wagga Wagga, and Newcastle.

The academy structure provides an opportunity for aspiring coaches, and in conjunction with player nominations AFL NSW/ACT is seeking expressions of interest for Head and Assistant Coaches across the four academies.  For information on how to apply and the position description please click here.

The Academies, to be run by AFL NSW/ACT as part of its talent development program, will be comprised of two age groups – Opens (Over 18), and Youth Girls (Between 14-18).

For more information or to express interest for Head and Assistant Coach positions please email

For information on the 2017 NSW/ACT Female Academy dates and structure please click here.