Coach Footy

AFL Canada is built upon a foundation of passionate and skilled volunteers such as coaches and umpires that support our players from one end of the country to the other. 

We are always looking to welcome new members into this pool of committed individuals who are making a lasting impact on the game right here in Canada. AFL Canada is committed to developing coaches and providing opportunities for coaches to improve their skills.

AFL Canada Coaches Education Program:

AFL Canada is dedicated to ensuring all AFL Canada members across the country, from junior to senior, have access to the highest quality coaching available ensuring proper development, and safe sport.

AFL Canada’s coach education program is designed to be a professional development program for Australian Football coaches across Canada.

AFL Canada Members have access to AFL Coaching Courses for free!

For more information on how to get started on the coaching and certification journey head down to the sections below

AFL Foundation Coaches Course - Online

AFL Canada, in partnership with Coach AFL, provides volunteer coaches with access to the online Foundation Coach course, free of charge.

To access the AFL Foundation Coach Course head to this link

    Become an AFL Canada Accredited Coach

    To become an accredited AFL Canada Coach, candidates must submit the certifications below to 

    All requirements to register as an AFL Canada Coach are free of charge from the supplier.

    What You Get as an AFL Canada Accredited Coach:

    All accredited coaches across Canada will be provided with:

    • Official AFL Canada Coaches Board
    • Opportunities to take the AFL Level 2 accreditation course
    • Regular development opportunities including:
      • Webinars
      • Coaching sessions
      • Access to AFL Canada’s high-performance coaching team.

    If you would like to get in touch with AFL Canada to discuss obtaining your accreditation or ask any questions related to coaching, email

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