AFL Coaches – Hervey Bay AFC


The Hervey Bay Bombers Football Club is seeking applications for Coaching Staff across all grades for the 2020 Season:

Seniors Coach and Assistant Coach

Senior Women’s Coach and Assistant Coach

Reserves Coach

Junior Coaches for Under 16, Under 14, Under 12, Under 10, Under 8

Auskick/Roys co-ordinator.

The Bombers have a rich, successful history dating back to 1977 and have a great brand within Hervey Bay and the Wide Bay region. We have over 500 members and have won 22 senior Premierships. Our success lies in our junior development with a healthy stash of GF cups. AFL Women’s team are also looking to be trail blazes winning the inaugural and consecutive grandfinal. With the construction of our new club house to be completed before next season- 2020 social calendar will be sure to impress.

As the coaching roles are and will remain strong leadership positions within the club, applicants should possess the following attributes:

All applicants should possess level 1 accreditation, the club will be able to assist with this accreditation.

-Seniors men’s coach should have AFL Level 2 Coaching accreditation or the ability to achieve Level 2.

– Demonstrated experience to lead and embed a good on field and off field club culture .

-Have well-developed interpersonal skills, able to engage positively with players, other coaches, committee, supporters and communicate and positively represent our club via all media platforms.

-Be able to coach and develop players of all experience levels, capabilities and ages/gender.

-Applicants for all positions should have extensive playing and /or coaching experience, enthusiasm and a passion for club football and excellent leadership qualities. Playing or non playing appointments will be considered.

Current Blue Card (this can be arranged by the club)

How to apply:

Please submit your AFL football CV and covering letter outlining your experience to,
Subject – Coaching Application 2020, or alternatively direct any question to our current Club President, Phillip Short, ph. 0447 788 057 *Discussions and inquiries will be kept in strict confidence.

The club is seeking applications ASAP, to correspond with the AGM to be set in Nov/Dec 2019 . Once appointed we would like to immediately implement senior pre-season training. Ideal candidates will have a great sense of sportsmanship and fair play, great work ethic and the ability to grow with our already strong & successful established club.

*All applicants will be contacted and advised in writing of the upcoming selection interview process.
**AGM details will be released on social media along with all committees and key personnel positions, outlining expectations and duties.

Up the Bombers

Kind regards,

Susan Simkus-Smith
Hervey Bay Bombers AFL

Our Supporters