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Senior Head Coach

Cardiff Hawks AFL Club

  • Newcastle New South Wales Australia
  • Casual, Contract/Temp, Volunteer Position
Closing 31 Dec 2020
Applications 0


The Senior Coaching group will work closely with the Football Manager in establishing consistent and best practice coaching policies, individual and team development plans in addition to games plans; that give the club the greatest opportunity for on-field success.

The Head Coach’s primary role is to manage the on-field performance of the club’s Black Diamond Cup Men’s squads; but providing leadership within the club is equally important (i.e. mentoring other coaches, driving player recruitment, coordinating off-field club resources and fostering junior development).

The successful candidates will have outstanding leadership, communication and interpersonal skills, well-developed knowledge and expertise in building a high performance team environment and the ability to lead and embed a winning culture including proven success the coaching field.

Selection criteria

Candidates will need to address the following competencies and experience:

  • Level 1 (preferred Level 2 for Head Coach) AFL Coaching Accreditation
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills (face to face and social media)
  • Demonstrated coaching experience and success in a high-performance environment
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and implementing strategic game plans in an Australian Rules football environment
  • Ability to create and foster a positive, professional and inclusive culture
  • Demonstrated experience in implementing values and behaviors for a winning culture both on and off the field

Essential Requirements

Desirable Criteria


Application Instruction

Apply now with your CV and covering letter addressing the above selection criteria to or alternatively direct any questions to Rowan on 0412 182 366.

Discussions and inquiries will be kept in strict confidence.

Rowan Bilkey

0412 182 366

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