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The time has come to throw your hat into the Junior Coach Applications ring for 2019.

This is a big call out to all parents, family, friends and other contacts to apply for a coaching role in 2019 at Blackburn Juniors Footy. You may be from outside our Burners community but you are more than welcome to apply to join our wonderful club. The satisfaction associated with working with our young community cannot be underestimated and we are very proud of the reputation and culture that is in our footy club.

We are looking for:

– some footy knowledge;
– communication skills;
– a positive role model;
– a willingness to develop and improve all players within a team; and
– where necessary, a willingness to bolster playing numbers within a team.

As Blackburn has one of the biggest junior footy programs in Victoria, please do not let inexperience deter you from applying, as you will receive expert assistance and support throughout the season.

We will provide our coaches with significant support, including:

– paying for coaches to undertake the AFL Victoria level 1 coaching course;
-direct insight into our Junior development pathways.
– providing external coaching expertise and seminars to develop our coaches;
– supporting any coaches who are interested in applying to undertake a level 2 coaching course;
– providing first year coaches with either a level 2 accredited coach or a highly experienced coach as a mentor; and
– the most up to date footy equipment and footy industry consultants to call on for your team.

See link below to application forms and all coaching positions for 2019 are vacant awaiting applications.
All applications are valued and will be seriously considered.

The Coach Selection Panel will include former player and Blackburn life member and experienced coach Craig Noske, Glenn Whitehead, and our senior women’s coach Leeann Gill. For any enquiries please call myself on 0402112069 or Craig Noske on 0409412871.

Junior coaching is incredibly rewarding, and we encourage anyone interested to apply or inquire.

Applications CLOSE Friday the 28th September 2018

If you are keen to coach a Junior Team fill out an application form as attached below.

2019 Junior Coach Application Form Click Here

Peter Parker
President Blackburn Juniors



  1. Terry Christie

    Looking at helping help with under 9s….

  2. Tim Smith

    Like to coach Under 11 black
    Would be a positive role modwl on all these bots

    Tim Smith

    • Tim Smith

      To whom it may concern. Im currently overseas and would like to be considered to coach under 11 next year,

      I would like some grace on the application and will fill it out on Monday when i return to Australia.

      I obviously have coached for many years and would be a positive role model on all the young boys

      Can you please reply if tgis is OK

  3. Craig Austin

    under 9s head coach

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