Coaching

Maroochydore look local as Roos find their new QAFLW coach

By Ant Wingard Maroochydore have looked locally to fill their vacant head coach position with the appointment of an AFL Sunshine Coast Hall of Fame Member for the 2020 QAFLW season. Former Roo Steve Moody has returned to the green

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Female Wellbeing Manager Position

AFL Queensland are seeking applications for a Female Wellbeing Academy Manager – AFLW.   The AFL Queensland Female Well-being Manager has the responsibility of implementing individualised programs and initiatives in the areas of wellbeing, mental health, personal development and off-field career

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U18 Coaching Position – State Female Academy Coach

AFL Queensland are seeking applications for a State Female Academy Coach. The AFL Queensland Female High-Performance Coach has the responsibility of identifying and developing the best female talent in Queensland in collaboration with the AFLW Clubs and their Talent Academies,

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South East Queensland Level 2 Coaching registrations open

With the 2019 football season now wound to a close, registrations are once again available for the AFL Queensland Level 2 Coaching Course. The course is available to any coaches and assistant coaches from high performance teams, community clubs, talent

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Coach Appreciation Round: The Wash-Up

Last weekend, clubs across Queensland had the opportunity to thank their respective coaches for their efforts throughout the 2019 season.  Lets look around the grounds to see how clubs showed their appreciation.  The Kenmore Bears thanked a number of their

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Video: Hipwood, Payne, Keays and Andrew reflect on their junior coaches

The Brisbane Lions are flying at the moment but many of their stars may not have gotten there if not for their coaches through the junior ranks. To celebrate Coach Appreciation Round, Keays, Andrews, Hipwood and Payne reflected on the

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Registrations for AFL Queensland Coaching Female’s Forum now open

Football coaches across Queensland’s south east will have the opportunity to pick the brains of some of the sharpest minds in the AFL Women’s competition next month at the AFL Queensland Coaching Female’s Forum. The forum, which will take place

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Level 2 Coaching Course registrations available for Gold Coast, Mackay and Cairns

With the 2019 football season fast approaching, registrations are once again available for the AFL Queensland Level 2 Coaching Course. Once again, the course will take place over just one day for both senior and youth ranks in a hybrid

Posted in AFLQ, Coaching, Featured News, Mackay

“Hopefully I can relate to them on a player level.”: Adam a boon for the Vultures

By Terry Wilson New Mt Gravatt coach Adam Boon agrees that getting stability in the top job at the QAFL club is one of the keys to his new role at Dittmer Park. Boon, 28, was the choice to replace

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Coaching: Level 2 Coaching Course Announcements

With season 2019 fast approaching, AFL Queensland has received plenty of interest regarding the Level 2 Senior Coaching Course at Aspley’s Graham Road Oval facility on November 17. Given the enormity of applicants registered for the course ahead of this

Posted in AFLQ, Capricornia, Coaching, Featured News, Mackay

Coaching Pathway offers coaches the chance to develop

Throughout 2018, AFL Queensland has made a committed effort to develop a strategic pathway for all coaches across all levels in Queensland. The coaching pathway includes four areas, catering for all levels of the coaching system, and provide the best

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Registrations for Level 2 Coaching Course Now Open

Registrations are now open for the AFL Queensland Level 2 Coaching Course at Aspley’s Graham Road facility. Unlike in previous years, the course will take place over just one day for both senior and youth ranks across Saturday November 17

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Level 2 Coaching Course Announced

AFL Queensland is taking expressions of interest for the level two coaching course, set to take place from the 18th to the 19th of November at Bond University on the Gold Coast. In order to be eligible to take part

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Umpire Terry Carter reaches 500

Brisbane goal umpire Terry Carter has seen quite a bit in his time officiating, from the pulsing coastline of Geelong in Victoria, to the red dust of Alice Springs and the North-Eastern humidity only Queensland can afford. Once, at a

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Monkey Magic for Mt Gravatt in 2017

100-game player Troy “Monkey” Moncur will be swapping the boots for the board this year as Mt Gravatt’s senior coach. After eight years coaching in country Victoria, Moncur returned home to play for the Vultures in 2016. The 38-year-old played

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Tuesday Talking Points

Doing us proud Last year’s 2016 Female Diversity Championships might be in the rear view mirror, but the good news surrounding it keeps rolling in. Nine Queenslanders have been confirmed for the two national female diversity representative teams for 2017.

Posted in AFLW, Coaching, Diversity, Featured News, Indigenous, QAFL, QWAFL, SEQ Community Football, Volunteers

Shattock hits the paddock with Labrador

Meet Labrador’s new senior coach, former Brisbane Lions premiership player Aaron Shattock. After a stint as Labrador’s assistant under Perry Meka for the last two seasons, Shattock is a familiar face at Tigerland and has already noticed improvements in pre-season

Posted in AFL, Coaching, Featured News, QAFL, SEQ Community Football, Uncategorised, Volunteers

National Coaching Course registrations close soon

The 2017 AFL National Coaching Conference is rapidly approaching, and it’s your last chance to register. Running from Friday February 3 to 5 at the MCG, the National Coaching Course attracts more than 400 coaches from across Australia each year.

Posted in AFL, Coaching, Featured News, SEQ Community Football, Talent, Volunteers

Redcliffe Tiger takes footy to Indonesia

Barry Anderson went overseas hoping to develop a love for AFL in young Indonesians, but he got more than he ever expected when Indonesia won the inaugural All-Asia Cup. When Barry and his family packed up their Brisbane home for

Posted in AFL, AFLQ, Coaching, Diversity, Featured News, Multicultural, Uncategorised, Volunteers

Brown ready for new challenges

2016 Morningside co-captain Sam Brown has called time on his playing career, embarking on a coaching journey with the Panthers. Following a few personal doubts surrounding his body and the rigors of another season, Brown decided to hang up the

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Tuesday Talking Points

Baxter going back Dual Labrador premiership player, Josh Baxter, is returning to his Queensland footy roots in 2017 when he pulls on a Southport Sharks jumper again. As reported in the Gold Coast Bulletin over the Christmas break, the 2015

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Tuesday Talking Points

Coolangatta’s new man? One of the QAFL coaches from 2016 is headed down the highway. Matt Walder, who led Morningside in 2016, has taken the reins of the Coolangatta-Tweed football club in the QFA Division 2 for next year. Question

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Five AFL players, one Townsville club

There is a club on the outskirts of Townsville by the name of the Hermit Park Tigers who continue to punch well above their weight division. Why? Because when North Melbourne read out Josh Williams’ name at the NAB AFL

Posted in AFL, AFLQ, Club Management, Coaching, Featured News, NEAFL, QAFL, Regional, SEQ Community Football

New Kidd on the block at Grange

A big week for Wilston Grange has been capped off with the announcement of Laura Kidd as the new Head Female Coach. Just yesterday it was revealed Nathan Clarke would be returning to the Gorillas as senior co-coach, and now

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Clarke back home as Grange’s coach

Nathan Clarke is going home, signing on as co-coach of the Wilston Grange Football Club. Clarke will oversee the senior football department and will be the QAFL match day coach, while Matt Trewhella will focus on the development of players

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Moody to lead Caloundra

The Caloundra Panthers have announced the appointment of Steve Moody as Senior Coach for season 2017. He will lead the Panthers in the newly restructured QFA Division 1. Prior to his new role with the Panthers, Moody was Senior Assistant

Posted in Coaching, Featured News, SEQ Community Football, Volunteers

Participation numbers on the up again

Queensland’s love of Australian Football continues, with census figures announced today revealing a six per cent growth in participation for the state in 2016. 229,388 men, women and children pulled on a Guernsey this year, compared to 216,381 in 2015.

Posted in 150 Years, AFL, AFLQ, Club Management, Coaching, Diversity, Featured News, Female, Junior & Youth, kinderkick, McDonalds AFL 9s, NAB AFL Auskick, SEQ Community Football

Magpies’ Summer Skills Program Back Again

Summer might be just around the corner, but that doesn’t mean the opportunity for the youngsters to polish up on their skills isn’t there. The Western Magpies will be hosting a Summer Skills Program every Friday night from November 11

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QAFL Season Review: Western Magpies

Mark: B Thoughts: The prelim drubbing the Magpies copped at the hands of Palm Beach was a terrible way to finish the year. A loss in the penultimate week is never easy to swallow no matter what the margin is,

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Wildschut to lead the Panthers in 2017

After a few years away from club land, Steve Wildschut will return to the coaches box in 2017 after being appointed the Morningside Football Club Senior Coach. Wildschut, who has spent the last two years as the AFL Queensland Coaching

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