Applications Close: Friday December 04 2020

What are we looking for?

The UWA Football Club are looking for a professional and committed head coach to guide the A-Grade team in season 2021 and beyond. The successful applicant will have a clear vision for consistent and sustained success. 

About us

The University Football Club has a proud tradition which dates back to the early 1900s.

During its time in the Western Australian Amateur Football League, the University Football Club has won exactly 100 Premierships across all grades. The overall picture of strength is awesome – certainly living up to its motto “Nudate et Vicate” (To lay bare and conquer).

The A Grade has recently won flags in 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015 and 2019 and the club remains the most successful of all WA amateur footy teams in terms of the number of premierships won. The club takes pride in development, showcasing the most successful colts program over the last decade, winning several premierships and having numerous players transition into senior football. In conjunction with the colts program, over the last few years we have introduced a strong and successful women's program which is derived of two teams and is growing in stature every season. 

Club Structure:  The University Football Club has 8 teams competing in the Perth Football League at present.

They are:

  • A Grade
  • A Reserves
  • A Women's
  • Phil Scott Colts (A Colts)
  • C5 Grade
  • C5 Reserves
  • Brett Jones Colts (C Colts)
  • C3 Women's

Tasks & Responsibilities 

  • Effective coordination and implementation of training sessions in pre-season and during the regular season.
  • Ability to promote and build upon the club's positive culture. Ensuring players adhere to the team's values.
  • Creating a suitable and cohesive game-plan for sustainable success.
  • Lead and interact with the playing group to develop personal and football related strengths.
  • Commitment to the direction of the football club.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Previous experience as a head/assistant coach at Senior level and/or elite youth performance level.
  • Demonstrated coaching experience with Level 2 Coaching Accreditation (minimum).
  • Excellent communication skills including effective mentoring skills.
  • Excellent stakeholder and relationship management skills.
  • High quality football knowledge regarding overall strategy and game sense.

Expressions of interest are to be directed to the Vice-President by Friday December 4th, 2020: jake.colvin94@gmail.com. Please include an updated CV and Cover Letter. The club reserves the right to close applications early if a suitable candidate is presented prior to the end-date. 

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