Applications open for AFLNZ Youth Coaches

Applications are now open for the role of AFL New Zealand Youth Coach for the 2018 competition.


The Youth Competition for boys and girls has been created to compliment the pathway for participants to enjoy and excel in AFL.

It has a focus on improving athletes’ skills and fitness within a fun environment. This is achieved through a training, game and development programme that highlights the necessary requirements throughout the pathway.

Each age group includes a combination of skill development – kicking, catching, passing and bouncing – game play and personal development that takes place throughout New Zealand. This combination will lead to a number of opportunities for participants including AFL New Zealand Academy selection, New Zealand representationNational Combine selection, access to talent scouts and AFL International Scholarships.

Positions are available in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch.

Applications close Friday 5pm 27th July 2018

AFLNZ expects all New Zealanders to have the opportunity to participate in sport and recreation activities regardless of their age, gender, religion, cultural background, sexual orientation, disability, income or geographical location.

If you require more information, please contact:

A full list of job descriptions can be found here.

AFL New Zealand Youth Coach job description