RECRUITING & RETAINING WOMEN COACHES TOOLKIT
It is important that there are strong women role models in our sport, both on and off the field. To develop these role models, we need to provide opportunities for growth, development, and leadership. The purpose of this guide is to support clubs in;
- Promoting coaching opportunities to women & girls;
- Provide ongoing coaching development opportunities; and
- Recruiting the right people to support their teams.
COACHING WOMEN & GIRLS TOOLKIT
The purpose of this guide is to support coaches of Women’s & Girls’ football teams at all levels. As such it focuses on general principles relevant to varying skills and abilities. It has been designed to offer coaches practical ideas and strategies that they can implement at their Club, School or Auskick Centre.
BE PART OF THE CHANGE
Participation in women’s and girls football has grown significantly since the birth of AFLW, but there’s still work to be done in the coaching community. From community level, through the talent pathway and all the way up to AFLW there are women kicking goals in coaching, but we need to do more.
Want to get involved in coaching but not sure on how? Let us know through the Expression of Interest form below
BHP COMMUNITY COACH OF THE YEAR AWARD
The BHP Community Coach Award recognises the outstanding performance and contribution community coaches make to progressing women’s football and shaping their local community. Nominations open each year during Women's Coaching Month.
JOIN COACHAFL FOR FREE
Are you interested in getting into coaching? In 2022 the CoachAFL Membership is now free. If you want to find out more about what's involved and how to get started we are here to support you.
Express your interest and start your journey to be part of the change!
PREP TO PLAY
The Prep-to-Play resources have been formulated by experts in coaching and sports medicine, to further support coaches of females at all levels and which aim to improve football skills, athletic performance and reduce injuries.
FEMALE PERFORMANCE & HEALTH INITIATIVE
The AFL has partnered with the AIS to provide educational resources assist female athletes and coaches to better understand and improve the female athlete experience.
Explore our extensive library of coaching resources tailored for coaching junior, youth and senior football.