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2021 AFL Coaches Association Women's Coaching Pathway Scholarship

Monday, Feb 1, 2021

2021 AFL Coaches Association Women’s Coaching Pathway Scholarship
for women coaching in State Football Leagues (women’s and men’s) and players from the Women’s State Football Leagues and AFLW

APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN

Applications are now open for the 2021 AFL Coaches Association Women’s Coaching Pathway Scholarship (formerly the AFL Coaches Association & Lucky Chicken Eggs AFLW Coaching Pathway Scholarship). 

In 2021 we are excited to announce we will be expanding to include applications from women coaching in State Football Leagues (women’s and men’s) and players from the Women’s State Football Leagues and AFLW.

The AFL Coaches Association hatched the Women’s Coaching Crusade and AFLW Coaching Pathway Scholarship in 2019, out of the need to support ambitions of the AFLW players to help them realise their potential and fast-track their development to coach at the highest level.

The inaugural AFL Coaches Association AFLW Coaching Pathway Scholarship recipient was GIANTS Captain, Alicia Eva, and our 2020 winner was former Pie, Emma Grant.

Women coaching in State Football Leagues (women’s and men’s) and players from the Women’s State Football Leagues and AFLW are invited to apply NOW for the 2021 AFL Coaches Association Coaching Pathway Scholarship.

The lucky 2021 Scholarship recipient will receive:

1.  A funded position to participate in the AFL Coaches Association’s Next Coach Program

2.  Mentorship from a current AFL Coach (with at least 10 years’ experience)

3.  Professional Development opportunities provided through AFL Coaches Association (value of up to $1,000)

    HOW TO APPLY

    Applicants are asked to be creative, innovative and thorough with their submission which demonstrates and addresses the below selection criteria:

    -          An ambition to coach at the highest level. And,

    -          A thirst for knowledge and learning

    Applications should also include:

    -          Letter of support from Club

    -          Current Coaching CV

    This may be through a written proposal, an infographic, or a 2-3 minute video.

    Applications to: info@aflcoaches.com.au

    Applications close: Friday 2nd April, 2021

    The AFL Coaches Association Advisory Board will determine the winner.

    The winner will be asked to be actively involved in media opportunities and share their experience and journey on the scholarship through media and their social channels.

    Any questions? Please get in touch with the AFL Coaches Association via email: info@aflcoaches.com.au