Will I have access to resources from different age groups?

Absolutely! Once you have completed your online Foundation course the resources you see will automatically be filtered to the age of the playing group you coach. However, you can change this at any time by selecting an age group from our drop-down menu on the Resource Library page.

Can I still access the Resource and Activity Libraries if I am not currently coaching?

Yes! As long as you are an accredited member of coachAFL you will have access to our extensive Resource and Activity (Drills) Libraries.

Do I need to be a member of coachAFL to access the Resource and Activity Libraries?

 Yes! Once you have signed up and completed your online Foundation course you will have access to our extensive Resource and Activity (Drills) Libraries. If you want a taste of what these libraries contain, check it out on the Resource pages! 

Who can I contact to find out more information?

The best way to have any of your questions answered in regard to coachAFL is to use the ‘Get in Touch’ form located at the bottom of the Contact page. Once you complete the form, our Coaching Support Team will be in contact with you to ensure you are properly supported and get the help you need!

Do I need to be accredited if I am involved in Auskick?

All relevant information, content and resources for Auskick coaches is available at play.afl/auskick.  It’s not a mandatory requirement for NAB AFL Auskick coaches to hold an AFL coaching accreditation or membership of coachAFL, however for Auskick coaches who wish to become members of coachAFL, the most relevant membership and accreditation is Foundation Junior.

Do I need to be accredited if I am an assistant coach or I just help out from time to time?

CoachAFL requires anyone involved on match day should become an accredited member of CoachAFL. By completing one of our online Foundation courses you will have the knowledge and ability to have a greater influence on match day, and you will also be ready to coach in case you need to at any time!

Will my accreditation be nationally recognised?

Yes! CoachAFL accreditation is the National Accreditation standard and has been developed in conjunction with all state and territory affiliates.

Does my Foundation Coach accreditation allow me to coach any age group?

Foundation accreditation is the first level of accreditation and provides accreditation for coaches at a community, school or recreation level. It is recommended that coaches complete the Foundation Coach course relevant to the playing age they coach. E.g. A coach of an Under 10s team should complete the Junior Coaching Course. 

How can I access my accreditation certificate?

You can access your current accreditation certificate through your personalised profile page in the members area on the coachAFL. This can be found under the heading My Learning and by clicking on the link Record of Learning. From there, find and click on the relevant coaching accreditation and click on the Feedback and Certificate link to access a PDF of your accreditation. This pdf is downloadable to mobile and can be printed off at your convenience. If you are unsure, you can always ‘Get In Touch’ with our Coaching Support Team.

How long does it take to complete the online Foundation course?

Once you have created your coaching profile and completed the Coaches’ Code of Conduct it will take approximately one hour to complete the online Foundation Course.

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