AFL Coaches 2019

Women's Coaching Crusade

The AFL Coaches Association, in partnership with Lucky Chicken Eggs, is proud to announce the launch of the Women’s Coaching Crusade, which aims to attract and upskill more women to coach at the highest level by:

1)   Highlighting the AFL Coaches Association’s Coaching Pathway

    2)   Providing an amazing opportunity for two lucky AFLW Players over the next two years (one each year in 2019 and 2020) to be assisted to realise their coaching potential, and fast track their development through the AFL Coaches & Lucky Chicken Eggs Coaching Pathway Scholarship.  

    The lucky winning scholarship recipients will receive:

    • Fully funded participation in the AFL Coaches Next Coach Program
    • A funded position on the annual AFL Coaches US Study Tour
    • Mentorship from an AFL Coach with at least 10 years’ experience.

    3)   Feature four female AFLW Coaches in Natalie Wood (Geelong), Shannon McFerran (Carlton), Jane Lange (Melbourne) & Lauren Morecroft (North Melbourne) on the cartons of Lucky Chicken Eggs during the AFLW Season.

    Since the inception and growth of AFLW – and with men filling all AFLW Senior Coaching positions in 2019 – the AFL Coaches Association identified a need to take action to not only support the ambitions and aid development of women coaching in football, but to grow the numbers of women getting into coaching. 

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