Become a Demons Junior Team Coach

If you’re interested in coaching a SPAFC Junior Club team or would like to help out as an Assistant Coach, please lodge your expression of interest using the online form below.

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Position Description – Junior and Youth Football Coach


  • To provide the highest standard of coaching and development to the players of the appointed grade of competition.
  • To deliver quality coaching within the structure available, following the direction of the committee/coaching co-ordinator.


  • Coach in accordance with the Australian Football Match Policy for the conduct of the game for players 5 – 18 years of age.
  • Apply the code of conduct for coaching staff and players that supports the objectives of the SPAFC on and off the field.
  • Develop and establish an appropriate pre-season training program, in conjunction with the committee/coaching co-ordinator.
  • Liaise with the coaching co-ordinator to establish a consistent coaching policy throughout the SPAFC.
  • Provide game day coaching expertise.
  • Provide open communication with the coaching co-ordinator and SPAFC committee at all times.
  • All coaches are accountable and report to the SPAFC Committee.

Coaching Staff Application Form