Coaching

AFLQ Junior Coach of the Year: Pete Hutton

Pete has been an outstanding coach to the very lucky U8 Red Hot Roos junior AFL team at Coorparoo JAFC for four years. Pete lives and breathes footy and shares his passion with enormous enthusiasm to his team of boys

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AFL Queensland Level 3 Community Coaching Course

By Jack Barry. AFL Queensland in conjunction with Coach AFL is looking to hold the first ever Queensland State based Level 3 Community Coaching Course. This is a breakthrough in coach education for community coaches who now have an opportunity

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AFLQ Senior Coach of the Year – Nick Malceski

A former Sydney Swans and Gold Coast SUNS player, Nick Malceski played 210 professional AFL games in his 14-year career capped off by winning a premiership flag in 2012 and earning all Australian selection in 2014. After retiring in 2016

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The history of the Joe Grant Medal

Ahead of this Saturday’s QAFL Grand Final between Broadbeach Cats and Maroochydore Roos, we take a trip down memory lane to look into the history of the Joe Grant Medal – awarded to the Best on Ground player in the

Posted in AFL, AFLQ, Coaching, Featured News, Hall of Fame, QAFL, SEQ Community Football, Syd Guildford Trophy, Talent, Top news

Kedron AFC Dad named Philips Community Sports Dad of the Year

Father of three, Scott Peeler-Hammond from Wavell Heights in Brisbane is this year’s worthy winner of the Philips Community Sports Dad of the Year award. The award recognises dads in local communities across Australia who make a positive impact through

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From Queensland Under 18’s to Collingwood Senior Coach

Submitted by Peter Blucher. There are more than 20 Queenslanders who will wholeheartedly endorse the appointment of former Brisbane Lions flyer Craig McRae as the new Collingwood senior coach this week. All have much to thank McRae for, having played

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Hey Coaches! Here’s looking at you…

Ready to take on a new challenge in 2022? A number of coaching positions are currently available through AFL Queensland club land.  Click here to see the current coaching vacancies and information on how to apply.   

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Nominations for the 2022 AFLW Community Ambassador program now open

AFL Queensland is calling for nominations for the 2022 AFLW Community Ambassador program. The AFLW Community Cup Ambassador program was established in 2021 to recognise members of the football community who have been instrumental in facilitating and nurturing the remarkable

Posted in AFL, AFLQ, AFLW, Capricornia, Coaching, Darling Downs, Featured News, Female, Mackay, Northern Rivers, Top news, Townsville

Auskick Coordinator Champion

Meet Phil from the Narangba Crows NAB AFL Auskick Program. Phil is in his sixth year as an Auskick Coordinator and is doing an amazing job at the Crows ensuring his Auskickers are enjoying themselves and learning about Aussie Rules!

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Maroochydore Roo’s Cross Code Coach

By Lions Media In celebration of Women in Coaching Month, the Brisbane Lions caught up with Academy Coach Jazmin Tweddle to hear about her coaching journey. The Sunshine Coast’s Jazmin Tweddle never set out to become a football coach. In

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Sam Virgo is leading the way for women’s coaching in Queensland

Sam Virgo has been a trailblazer for women’s football in Queensland. Part of the AFLW since its inaugural season, she played with the Brisbane Lions from 2017 – 2019, notching 15 games.   In 2020 she joined mentor David Lake

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AFL coaching meets Queensland Ballet

Footy boots were swapped for pointe shoes, when football coaches from all levels of coaching were given a unique look into the world of a different elite athlete, a ballerina. Organised by AFL Queensland Coaching Development and Education Lead, Jack Barry, the educational session

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AFL Queensland celebrates Women’s Coaching Month!

Jo Butland When there comes to female footy legends in Queensland, they don’t come much bigger, better or brighter than Jo Butland! As the AFL continues to celebrate Women’s Coaching Month, we recognise the profound impact Jo has had on

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Zillmere Vice President champions female coaches with women making up 40% of the coaching staff at the junior club

July marks the AFL’s inaugural Women’s Coaching Month, celebrating women in coaching across all levels of the game while promoting coaching as a pathway for women and girls in the football community. AFL Queensland will be shining a spotlight on

Posted in AFL, AFLQ, AFLW, Coaching, Featured News, Female, Junior & Youth, Top news, Youth Girls

AFL Launches Women’s Coaching Month

The AFL advises the month of July marks the inaugural Women’s Coaching Month, celebrating women in coaching across all levels of the game while promoting coaching as a pathway for women and girls in the football community. Women’s Coaching Month

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AUSKICK COORDINATOR CHAMPION!

Meet Stephen from Yeppoon Swans AFL Auskick Program. Stephen has been an Auskick Coordinator for over ten years and continues year in year out to do an outstanding job in Central Queensland ensuring his Auskickers are enjoying themselves and learning

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Brisbane Lions visit SEQ schools and club

Yesterday, over forty Brisbane Lions players visited schools and community clubs across South East Queensland. Throughout the day players got involved in training drills, NAB AFL Auskick sessions and were generous with their time taking photos and signing hundreds of

Posted in AFL, AFLQ, Coaching, Featured News, Female, Junior & Youth, NAB AFL Auskick, School, Schools, SEQ Community Football, Top news

Auskick Coordinator Champion!

Meet Belinda from Wests Juniors AFL Auskick Program. She is in her second year as an Auskick Coordinator and is doing an amazing job on the southside ensuring her Auskickers are enjoying themselves and learning about Aussie Rules! Thanks for

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Local hero driving inclusion at Jindalee Jags

In celebration of National Volunteers Week, AFL Queensland is taking the opportunity to recognise volunteers throughout the state who contribute countless hours to making our game. At Jindalee, there is a particular person working tirelessly to create opportunities for kids

Posted in AFLQ, Coaching, Diversity, Featured News, Inclusion, NAB AFL Auskick, Top news, Volunteers

Aliir Aliir reflects on the impact and influence of his former Aspley coach

Submitted by Peter Blucher. The name Farry is synonymous with Australian football on the north side of Brisbane. At Sandgate, Windsor-Zillmere and Aspley they boast a family connection that spans more than 50 years and three generations. Lance Farry, a

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WIN A Medical Room Revamp Worth $5,000

Our mates at Alpha Sport, are giving away $5,000 worth of gear to revamp your clubs’ medical room!  Fancy a Philips Defibrillator, premium treatment table, scoop stretcher & other great equipment for your club? Now is your chance to win

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QLD U19 female team announced ahead of Victoria Country game

The Queensland Under 19 female team that will compete in this weekend’s 2021 NAB National U19 Championship game against Victoria Country has been announced. The game will be played on Sunday, 23 May at midday in Port Melbourne. The final

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Auskick Coordinator Champion!

Meet Mia and Charli from the Port Douglas Crocs NAB AFL Auskick Program. Both in their first year as Auskick Coordinators and doing an amazing job ensuring Auskickers are enjoying themselves and learning about Aussie Rules! Thanks for all your

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Auskick Coordinator Champion!

Meet Jana from Toowoomba Tigers NAB AFL Auskick Program. She is in her first year as an Auskick Coordinator and is doing an amazing job ensuring her Auskickers are enjoying themselves and learning about Aussie Rules! Thanks for all your

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Stuey Dew gets a kick out of Auskick session

By SUNS Media.  Kids around the country are lacing up their boots as tens of thousands of boys and girls across Australia return to NAB AFL Auskick. Gold Coast Suns Senior Coach Stuart Dew will now be one of those

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Auskick Coordinator Champion!

Meet Tay from Jindalee Jags NAB AFL Auskick Program. She is in her third year as an Auskick Coordinator and is doing an amazing job on the southside ensuring her Auskickers are enjoying themselves and learning about Aussie Rules! Thanks

Posted in Coaching, Featured News, NAB AFL Auskick, Top news

Call out for community coaches to sign up to Tackle Your Feelings

Local footy clubs in Queensland are being encouraged to sign up to the Tackle Your Feelings program, which aims to provide community coaches with the tools to understand, recognise and manage their response to signs of mental health in their

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AFL greats coaching in this year’s QAFL

With an astounding 834 professional games between them, five former AFL players will go head to head in this year’s Queensland Australian Football League (QAFL). As Head Coaches, Craig O’Brien, Nick Malceski, Tony Lynn, Brent Moloney and Adrian Fletcher bring

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Flash back for the NQ v SQ Clash

Aaron “Flash” Davey will again get the opportunity to coach North Queensland (NQ) this year after last year’s Intrastate Clash was cancelled due to COVID-19. The former Melbourne Demons star, steps into the position after being a player for the

Posted in AFL, AFLQ, Coaching, Featured News, QAFL, Regional, Top news, Townsville

Danny Craven back on board for South Queensland

Former St Kilda and Brisbane Bears player Danny Craven will once again lead a new look South Queensland (SQ) team into battle against North Queensland (NQ) in this year’s Intrastate Clash. Entering his fifth year as the Head Coach, Craven

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