The five site sections on the AFL Community Club include:
Manage Your Club: From policies and guidelines to how to make the most of marketing, this section contains everything required to run a successful community club. Bonus: the Quality Club Assessment form is now online so clubs can easily apply for their bronze accreditation.
Play AFL: With all levels represented including NAB Auskick, female footballers, rec footy, international AFL and more, this section gives players access to participation pathways and state contacts. Bonus: the Club Locator will search for clubs close to your postcode, all ages, all levels of footy.
Coach AFL: Good coaches make good teams and all the support is here including drills, skills and tactics, how to become a coach and access to newsletters, videos and other coaching resources. Bonus: get coaching tips and advice from senior AFL coaches.
Umpire AFL: With umpires being critical to the game, this section supplies everything to do with the business of umpiring such as umpire education, the Laws of the Game and videos showing umpiring best calls and blunders. Bonus: the umpiring forum is a place to discuss issues and ideas with a panel of AFL experts.
Volunteering: No club can exist without its volunteers so here’s the place to find out about volunteer recognition programs, how to become a volunteer and the many exciting roles within a club. Bonus: clubs can now use the online nomination form to nominate their volunteers for the State Volunteer of the Year award.