University Blacks Football Club

Thirds (Phoenix) Coach

Melbourne University Blacks Football Club

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6 Mar 2024
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The Coach of the Thirds team (affectionately called the Phoenix) will be responsible for leading the team during the week at training sessions, and on the weekends for matches. The successful applicant will work closely alongside and be supported by the Head of Football, Football Operations Manager, Under 19s coordinator and Senior Coaches. The successful applicant will be expected to provide leadership and direction to their players, on and off the field. The position could be perfectly suited for someone who has previously worked as an assistant coach that is looking to take that next step on their coaching career, or equally could be taken on by someone with a genuine passion for footy that is looking to start their journey.

Responsibilities as Thirds Coach

  • Oversee the organisation of training throughout the week, including drills and match strategy
  • Perform team selection week to week (including who may be playing in the Reserves)
  • Lead the team on gamedays with the assistance of the team manager and senior players
  • Communicate with the Head of Football and Senior Coaches regarding player and team performance
  • Educate the playing group and help them develop on/off field in their football journeys

Desirable skills

  • Commitment to the Club and Phoenix team
  • Enthusiasm to be an active participant in the Club
  • Understanding the balance of playing serious footy whilst enjoying the game

Desirable Criteria

Application Instruction

Please submit resume via email to our Head of Football, Cameron Wood ( 

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