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2020 AFL Coaches & Lucky Chicken Eggs AFLW Coaching Pathway Scholarship


The AFL Coaches Association and Lucky Chicken Eggs Women’s Coaching Crusade and AFLW Coaching Pathway Scholarship were hatched 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 and Lucky Chicken Eggs AFLW Coaching Pathway recipient was GWS Giants Captain, Alicia Eva. Through the scholarship Alicia has been receiving a mentorship from Bombers Senior Coach, John Worsfold, attended the 2019 AFL Coaches US Study tour and is completing the Next Coach Program.

The 2020 AFL Coaches & Lucky Chicken Eggs AFLW Coaching Pathway Scholarship applications are now open. 

The lucky 2020 Scholarship recipient will receive:

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

2.    Funded attendance on the AFL Coaches Overseas Study Tour

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

HOW TO APPLY

AFLW Players 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 AFLW 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 3rd April 2020

The AFL Coaches Association Advisory Board and Lucky Chicken Eggs 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.

If you or your players have any questions please get in touch with Carlie Merenda or Melissa Murphy via email: info@aflcoaches.com.au