COACH YOUR WAY

AFLNT COACHING

Welcome to the AFLNT Coaching webpage, designed to provide coaches at all levels with the resources and support they need to excel in their roles. Whether you're a seasoned coach or just starting your journey, we're here to help you achieve your coaching goals

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 following information is provided on this page to support and assist coaches at all levels and stages across the Northern Territory.  

  • Accreditation
  • Coaching Calendar
  • Coaching Vacancies
  • Coach Developer / Coach Coordinator Roles
  • She Can Coach
  • Resources
  • Contact

ACCREDITATION

The AFL coaching framework consists of three coaching levels:

  1. Level 1 (Foundation)
  2. Level 2
  3. Level 3

The level 1 course is completed through online modules, while Levels 2 and 3 are delivered through face-to-face facilitation.

The graphic below provides a guide to the recommended accreditation level given your coaching role. (view larger file here)

Start Your Coaching Journey

Ready to take the first step on your coaching journey? Click the link below to register for the Level 1 Foundation Course and become an accredited coach. As an accredited coach, you'll have access to a range of resources and tools to help you develop your coaching skills. Plus, you'll need to complete a short renewal package each year to keep your accreditation up-to-date

Become a Coach

Progress Your Coaching

Already completed the Level 1 Foundation Course and looking to take your coaching to the next level?

Complete the form below to register your interest in participating in Level 2 and/or Level 3 accreditations.  

Level 2 & 3 Expression of Interest Form

COACHING VACANCIES

Looking for coaching opportunities in the Northern Territory? This page is updated regularly, so check back often to see the latest opportunities.

Please also keep up-to-date with club's socials as they may also be advertising there.

If you want to advertise a role, email meg.pullinger@afl.com.au with the details or a link to more information along with the club logo.

COACH DEVELOPER AND COACH COORDINATOR ROLES

AFLNT has launched a new initiative to build a network of support structures for club coaches.  

A Club Coach Coordinator works with the coaches from one club to support and oversee the growth and development and enhance the overall expertise of club coaches.

A Coach Developer will work with Coach Coordinators from a particular area or region and provide another connection point to AFLNT.  

Role Responsibilities

  • Guide coach’s approach, behavior, and expectations
  • Establish an environment of support and learning for the club coaches.
  • Develop coaches through gathering evidence and facilitating reflective practice.

If you are interested in performing one of these roles, contact karl.mayne@afl.com.au

RESOURCES

Looking for resources to help you enhance your coaching skills? Check out our Resources page, where you'll find a range of materials, including coaching manuals, training drills, and leadership development programs. These resources are designed to help you improve your coaching performance and achieve better results on the field.

PlayAFL Coaching Resources.

CONTACT:

For more information on coaching, get in touch with AFL Northern Territory Coach Education Lead Karl Mayne.