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Westpoint Auto - Coaching Vacancy Update

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Westpoint Auto - Coaching Vacancy Update

Andrew Thomson

The Western Magpies Football department and senior committee wish to congratulate 2017 Senior Assistant Coaches Sam Long and Adam Holland on their recent appointments to Head Coaching positions at Yeronga Devils in QFA Div 1 Competition and Redcliffe Tigers in QFA Div 3 Competition respectively.

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Both Sam and Adam were valuable contributors in their time at the club and will be sorely missed in 2018.  As both clubs play in different competitions to the Magpies, we also have no hesitation in wishing both gents a hearty good luck for 2018 seasons! (Especially Longy, who will still be having a kick on Friday nights with the Woodies)

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In other news, Brett McEvoy has been appointed to look after the Brisbane Lions Academy midfield and Strength & Conditioning Coach - James Nightingale has accepted a role with the Brisbane Roar A-League squad, an excellent result for both and underlining the professional environment at the Western Magpies.

These recent appointments show the Western Magpies to not only be an exceptional talent pathway for young footballers, but also aspiring coaches.

As a result the following vacancies remain:

Colts – Head Coach

Level 1 Accreditation Required with desire to attain Level 2

Key criteria:

  • Focus on development of players to prepare them for Senior Football
  • Ability to identify specific player weaknesses and implement the required development coaching through senior football program
  • Work closely with Senior Coach to understand and implement structures and desired ball movement
  • Experience and/or ability to work with young men aged 15-18
  • Adopt and grow the Magpie ‘one club’ culture

Senior Assistant Line Coaches

The Western Magpies Senior QAFL Side operates with the following structure:

Senior Coach, 3 x line coaches (mid, forward, back) then a number of additional roles like stats, video, development, strength & conditioning that spread across the senior football program.

If you have the desire to coach, mentor and develop footballers to learn and improve, as well as develop your own skills (including interpersonal, leadership and of course football) then we would love to talk to you about joining the team for 2018.

Coaching experience, or senior playing experience is desired as is a Level 1 Accreditation with a desire to achieve Level 2.

As a senior line coach you will play an integral role in a fantastic football culture that continually grows from within.

Please submit all applications to by Friday November 3, 2017