Royals are now looking for coaches for the 2019 season! 

We are looking for coaches for our A, B and social teams and also for our Academy programs.

As a coach, you have one of the most important and exciting jobs in the world!

Coaching is a great way of being involved in football, whether you have stopped playing, coaching your son or daughter in a  program, getting involved with a team at your club or association, or taking the next step in your coaching career.

Essendon Royals can give you appropriate training and support to step into a coaching role and develop your skills. The club offers a range of coaching clinics and courses designed to suit all comers, regardless of experience or qualification.

Why coach at Essendon Royals?

  • Essendon Royals has committed to continuously improving our coaching program and our department of football

  • We provide development pathways for coaches and players to move through the club and gain experience for your future career

  • We provide guidance from FFA accredited advanced coaches and we will have at least 4 B-Licensed coaches at the Royals by 2020

  • We provide opportunities to obtain Advanced Coaching Accreditation

  • Coaches will be guided and work closely through the season with our Technical Directors with a regular timetable of assistance, coaching workshops and technical and tactical guidance

All applicants must have:

  • Working with Children Check (WWCC)

  • Some knowledge of football both technically and tactically as well as be willing to be a leader, mentor and role model to your team or players

  • Availability during evenings and on the weekend during the season

Applicants are preferred to have:

  • 1-2 Years Coaching experience minimum preferred

  • FFA accreditation through community courses (mini-roos, skill training or game training)

"A" team coaching applicants:

  • FFA C license or willing to obtain one

Want to coach or volunteer at Royals?

If you are interested to coach or volunteer in another capacity at Essendon Royals we need to know a bit more about you.

Please fill out our expression of interest form below and the club will contact you.

More about our coaching policy

For more information about coaching privileges and information see our Essendon Royals Coaching and Team Management Policy.

Name *
Date of Birth *
Date of Birth
Gender *
Mobile Number *
Mobile Number
Enter your mobile phone number
Enter your previous club (if none, leave blank)
For existing coaches: Skip this question if you are new to the club or don't have a team
The role I want is as a: *
The gender I prefer to coach is:
The age group I prefer to coach:
The Level I want to coach at is:
Accreditation *
Coaching Experience *
I have a Working With Children Check *
By law all volunteers or paid club officials must have a working with children check. This must be obtained when accepting a role with Royals.