Coaching

New home for QAFL/QAFLW live-streaming and statistics

AFL Queensland has announced a new home for livestreaming and statistics for the QAFL and Bond University QAFLW seasons with new filming, vision platform and statistics partners on board for Season 2022. DoubleTake Sports, an industry-leading sports broadcasting company, has

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Females lead a stellar line up of coaches for the inaugural NQ vs. SQ Intrastate Women’s Rep Clash

Gold Coast SUNS AFLW player Jamie Stanton and former All-Australian Jo Butland have been named as the two Head Coaches for the inaugural North Queensland (NQ) vs. South Queensland (SQ) Intrastate Women’s Rep Clash.  The game, to be played on

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AFLQ welcomes back Tackle Your Feelings program

For the second year running, AFL Queensland has partnered with the Tackle Your Feelings (TYF) program to make mental health training available to community coaches in 2022.  Tackle Your Feelings is a free mental health training program for community AFL

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NQ vs. SQ Men’s Rep Clash Head Coaches Locked In

It’s been a five-year apprenticeship under one of the Masters of the North Queensland (NQ) vs. South Queensland (SQ) Intrastate Rep Program. 2022 will see Rory Lake, SQ Assistant Coach under Danny Craven for the past five years, take over

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Cookie helping shape the future of sport volunteering in Australia

A pioneer for women’s footy at the Sandgate Hawks Footy Club has been named in a newly formed volunteer coalition comprising some of the nation’s most passionate sports administrators who’ve joined forces to shape the future of sport volunteering in

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Come join the AFL team in Queensland!

We’re looking for enthusiastic and passionate people to join our 2022 casual workforce. As an AFL Programs Facilitator, you’ll play a key role in helping grow footy participation in Queensland through the delivery of fun and engaging NAB AFL Auskick,

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AFL announces Women’s Coach Acceleration Program

The AFL is pleased to launch the Women’s Coach Acceleration Program to fast-track the development of women in coaching and assist in their progression to senior coaching roles across both AFL and AFLW programs. All AFL clubs can apply to be

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AFL releases Women’s Football Vision for 2021 – 2030

 Key targets by 2030 include: At least 50 per cent of AFLW senior coaching positions held by women NAB AFLW players to become the best paid sportswomen in a domestic competition in the country Strong and visible pathways for administrators

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Queensland based coaches named in BHP Women’s Coaching Academy

The AFL is pleased to advise the 2022 BHP Women’s Coaching Academy commenced this week on Monday October 25, with eight women who have been recognised as outstanding coaching talent selected to take part in the 12-month program. The 2022

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Upcoming Level 2 Coaching Course – Brisbane

AFL Queensland will be holding a Level 2 Coaching Course on Saturday, November 20th at Iona College in Wynnum West. The Level 2 Coach Accreditation is a blended learning program that consists of both online and face to face course

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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