Women’s Coaching Month is an opportunity to celebrate the contribution of current women and girls in coaching roles across the country and promote the pathway programs and initiatives to get more women coaching from grassroots through to the elite level.
Participation in women’s and girl’s football has grown by 199% since the birth of AFLW. Initiatives like Women’s Coaching Month, BHPs Women’s Coaching Academy and the She Can Coach Program allow opportunities for women at all levels join the game. You too can be part of the change.
2023 NATIONAL WEBINAR
On Tuesday 18th of July we were fortunate enough to jump online with Nat Edwards and hear from Bellamore Ndayikeze, Natalie Pribil and Mel Hickey (all pictured, respectively) on their journeys within coaching and the game.
You can view the Webinar Recording below.
NOMINATE A COACH WHO HAS CONTRIBUTED TO YOUR CLUB
Nominations are now open for the 2023 Community Coach of the Year (CCOTY). Nominate a coach at your club who has made a significant contribution to the game. Nominees will also have their stories featured across Women’s Coaching Month.
BECOME A COACH
With women and girls participation in football on the rise, now is the perfect opportunity to be part of the growing community. In 2023, the CoachAFL Membership is FREE, so create an account and start your coaching journey today!
FEMALE HEALTH MODULES
View Female Performance & Health Initiative modules to assist female athletes and coaches to better understand and improve the female athlete experience. Topics include body health, body image, nutrition and more.
View more resources for Women & Girls in coaching such as toolkits to help retain and recruit women coaches, and read inspiring stories from key figures, including former winners of the BHP Community Coach of the Year.
PROUDLY PRESENTED BY BHP
The BHP and AFL partnership focuses on developing girls and women who want to play, coach, umpire and administer our game, and encourage the men and broader community to be advocates and allies in this space. The partnership is a holistic one that focuses on promoting leadership, inclusion, equality and wellbeing, recognising that progression for women is what’s best for the community with the goal of recruiting more women into coaching roles at all levels as a priority for the game.