Job Opportunity - Reserves Head Coach

Thursday, October 10, 2019 - 3:01 PM

Our 2019 Reserves Coach Craig Hayden has regretfully had to resign as our Reserves Coach due to work commitments

As a result, applications are open for the position of Reserves Head Coach at the East Perth Football Club for the 2020 WAFL season.

The East Perth Football Club has successfully come out its first season as a standalone club in the WAFL competition and is looking for a high performance individual capable of taking the club to the next level.  We pride ourselves on the development and promotion of our young footballers and a continued focus on personal development both on and off the field.

The East Perth Football Club is currently seeking expressions of interest from suitably qualified applicants for the above position.

As the Reserves Head Coach, you will be responsible for overseeing the clubs Reserve side during the week and on match days. You will be required to work closely with League Head Coach (Jeremy Barnard) and all other members of the senior program.

Your relationship with the Senior Coach will be vital in helping to identify opportunities for improvement in individual players. You will work closely with the player and individual line coaches to get the best outcome. Feedback and direct communication with players is critical to succeeding in this role.

You will also be encouraged to continue to develop all aspects of your coaching in a supportive, developing environment and also be challenged to succeed.
Suitable applicants must possess: 

•    Effective communication skills.
•    Ability to lead and influence.
•    Understand talented athlete identification.
•    Demonstrate structured and sequential planning within a football season.
•    Strong knowledge of coaching techniques and strategies.
•    Understanding of skill development learning strategies.
•    Understanding of the Talent Pathway
•    Ability to use vision to educate and instruct players and coaches.
•    Minimum Level 2 Coach Accreditation

If you are interested in becoming the Reserves Head Coach, please email a maximum 2-page document outlining your experience, key attributes and why you would be suited to the position to the club.

Expressions of interest are to be submitted no later than Friday 25th October at 5.00pm to

All applicants will be kept strictly confidential however; referees may be contacted should you be successful in obtaining an interview. 

For any further information, please contact Ward Harris, Football Operations Manager, during office hours on 0413 635 113