Applications open for NZ Senior Coaches

Applications are now open for the role of AFL New Zealand Senior Men’s and Women’s Coach and Assistant Coach for 2018-2020.


The New Zealand Senior Men’s team represents AFL New Zealand as its premier team and plays against the touring AFL Academy in April each year as well as participating in the International Cup every three years.

Historically, the International Cup has taken place in Melbourne with the final taking place at the MCG. New Zealand has competed in the Mens competition in every year the tournament has taken place since its inception in 2002.

The lowest it has placed in the 6 tournaments to date is third, with the highlights, a single victory in 2005 and two close losses to arch rivals Papua New Guinea by 7 points in 2008 and most recently by a single point at the MCG final in 2017.

Your current geographic location is not an impediment for this position.

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 Senior Coach job description