Women's senior football coach

A rare opportunity to be a part of

Southport Sharks history,

with the introduction of our first

Women's Football Team!

About us ...

Southport Sharks has an exciting and interesting football history dating back to when it was founded in 1961. Participating in the NEAFL and playing home games at Fankhauser Reserve, we have 23 Senior Premierships under our belt and continue to build up our reputation of being a fiercely competitive and successful club.

Hosting over a million visitors annually, Southport Sharks is one of the largest clubs in Queensland with over 55,000 members. Our facility offers a multi-purpose events centre, two restaurants, café, five bars, 24/7 fitness centre, kids club, gaming facilities and free weekly entertainment.

Central to the Gold Coast Health and Knowledge precinct, the business also includes Mantra at Sharks, a 120 rooms hotel, two conference rooms and a rooftop bar.

About the Role …

Southport Sharks is seeking an experienced and driven Women’s Coach to lead the coaching and development of the Clubs QFA Divison 1 team.

Reporting to the Women’s Football Manager and working closely with the General Manager – Football Operations, you will be responsible in leading and executing the club’s Women’s Football strategy. You will ensure the Women’s Football environment cultivates a culture that is conducive of positive learning, wellbeing and growth, where players can develop and thrive not only as players, but as people.

Furthermore, the successful candidate will assist with the development and implementation of the football program and match day coaching strategy, in line with Southport Sharks philosophy. You will also assist in recruitment, retention and delisting of players.

Additionally, you will have the ability to build relationships with a wide range of stakeholders, while representing and supporting the Club with any initiatives for the promotion of the Women’s program, and Southport Sharks brand. You will also be able to foster a strong performance culture, where the team values are consistently met by the playing group.

About you…

  • Proven football experience in either coaching, playing or both.
  • Coaching experience and a sound knowledge of coaching practices.
  • Highly developed communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Effective interpersonal skills with a strength in building relationships with players and staff.
  • Exhibits high levels of sound and ethical foundations in decision making and strong consistent principles underlying management and leadership behaviours.
  • Willingness to uphold the values and behaviours of Southport Sharks.

The successful candidate must be available to work two evenings during the week for training and one day on the weekend, as per the QFA fixture.

If you are interested in being a part of our history, we invite you to apply.

Simply complete the application process by clicking the "Apply Now" button and we will be in touch.

Applications close Friday, 20 September 2019.


Southport Sharks


Posted: 12 September 2019

Will be removed: 27 September 2019

Location:  Gold Coast, QLD