Category: Coaching Strategy

Attracting new sponsors

How To Attract More Players and Sponsors Through The Media

SUMMARY: Want to attract more sponsors to your club? Need more players to boost your competitiveness? Like to reach more supporters in your local community? Then why not take advantage of the free media opportunities at your disposal. In this...

/ June 28, 2010
Champions at the Highest Level

The Secrets of Success In Football: What Champion Athletes Do To Succeed And What Sports Psychologists Are Teaching Players At The Highest Levels

Summary: Have you ever wondered what the secret behind a champion's success is? Why some players achieve success against the odds while others with seemingly greater talent fail to live up to expectations? If you could change the way your...

/ June 5, 2010
How Coaches can plan for the future

Where To Start As a NEW Coach Of A Team And How To Plan For The Future

How Simon Goosey Is Tackling The “New Coach” Blues at the Frankston Dolphins in the VFL! SUMMARY: Every coach at one time or another has gone through it, almost like a right of passage. I'm talking about the difficult task...

/ September 2, 2009
Indigenous Football

Coaching Australian Rules Football In Outback Indigenous Communities – The Challenges and the Future!

SUMMARY: Cyril Rioli, Austin Wonnermari, Mathew Stokes... just some of the latest wave of Aboriginal players carving a name for themselves in the AFL. But have you ever thought about how hard it may have been for them to get...

/ August 9, 2009
Training Youth

Training and Developing Youth

Expert Advice from Gavin Bell, West Coast Eagles Development Coach SUMMARY: Managing youth has always been a tricky issue. What should you be teaching young players at training as a junior coach? And how should you manage a young player's...

/ August 1, 2009
The great Gary Ayres

How The Great Gary Ayres Helped Turn The Fortunes of Port Melbourne in The VFL

SUMMARY: In 2006, the proud Port Melbourne Football Club won just 3 games and finished 13th in the VFL. The following season, the club improved their record to 7 wins, finishing 7th, but were still a long way from where...

/ July 7, 2009
Sports Psychology

THINKING OUTSIDE THE BOX: How Effective Sports Psychology Can Transform The Culture and Performance Of Your Football Team!

With motivational guru Lee Harper-Penman. Includes 4 things you can "copy" to influence the culture and motivation at your club! SUMMARY: What exactly do sports psychologists do? And can they really make a contribution to your team? Recently we invited...

/ June 28, 2009
The powerful Collingwood Football Club

Confessions of a Collingwood Football Coach

Our No-Holds Barred interview with Collingwood Defensive Coach, Mark Neeld SUMMARY: Being one of the richest clubs in the AFL, Collingwood is famous for always being on the cutting edge of coaching strategy in football, and defence is no exception....

/ June 1, 2009

How The Vic Metro Under 16 Squad Is Preparing For The National Championships

With Andrew Johnston, Calder Cannons Development Manager and Coach of the Under 16s Vic Metro Team Summary: The Under 16s state championships are hotly contested each year between the major football states of Australia. It's also a fertile breeding ground...

/ May 18, 2009
The US Football Experience

The Challenges of Coaching Australian Rules Football Overseas – The US Footy Experience

SUMMARY: Lacking inspiration? Think you have it tough as a coach here in Australia? Then you’ll be blown away by what’s going on in US Footy. During the off-season, we were fortunate enough to attend the 10th National US Footy...

/ March 9, 2009