Gladstone AFC – Senior A Grade Coach

Gladstone Suns Amateur Football Club invites applications for the coaching position currently vacant for the 2022 season A grade team.

Playing or non-playing appointments will be considered. Male and Female applicants are encouraged to apply for this position.

A very competitive remuneration package will be offered together with relocation assistance and through our professional network will help seek appropriate permanent work arrangements.

At the Gladstone Suns Football club we have worked hard to develop an outstanding culture, driven by a committed playing group and a hard-working committee. The successful applicant will be well supported by the clubs committee and its very experienced football department, this together with access to the latest player tracking software and training apparatus will enable the successful applicant to recruit, market for, maintain and train a quality senior playing squad.

Applicants for the Senior Coach role will need to demonstrate the ability to understand, embrace, and develop the culture of an amateur football club as well as the following:-

• Level 1 AFL Coaching Accreditation as a minimum (or willing to obtain)
• Exceptional communication skills both on & off the field.
• A passion for driving a strong and inclusive culture.
• Understand modern football trends and tactics.
• Willingness to develop all players.
• Willingness to help develop our junior players.
• The ability to shape a strong coaching group.
• Bring a fresh, energetic and positive attitude along with being well prepared.
• Align with Gladstone Suns vision and core values.

About the area

The Town of Gladstone is located approximately 580kms north of Brisbane just off the Bruce Highway. Gladstone is a coastal town with around 40 to 50 k residents. Close by is the twin-towns of Boyne Island Tannum Sands. There are several caravan parks, 10 motels, one hotel, 4 main shopping centers.

The Gladstone harbour and Boyne River is well located as a starting platform for your reef trip. The River mouth has undergone maintenance dredging to provide a larger tidal window for access. From there it’s across the harbour and shipping channel and then onto the reef; which lies around 30 miles offshore.

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Please provide a cover letter & coaching resume outlining your experience to Leasa Hincks by 15 October 2021. All applications will be treated in strict confidence

Application Closing Date*:

15 October 2021

Contact Name*:

Leasa Hincks

Contact Phone *:

0400 935527

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