2015 AFL National Coaching Conference

6.45pm Friday 30 Jan – 4pm Sunday 1 Feb 2015
Etihad Stadium, Melbourne

The AFL National Coaching Conference attracts around 500 coaches from across Australia.  

Register for the 2015 AFL Coaching Conference

2015 Program

Spend a great weekend hearing from experienced coaches and experts in the game and talking footy with other coaches from around the country who want to develop their coaching skills to better develop and improve their teams for the 2015 season and beyond.

Keynote Speakers

Triple Premiership Coach Alastair Clarkson has been confirmed to deliver a keynote presentation on the opening night of the 2015 AFL National Coaching Conference.

Other key presenters who are confirmed include:

  • Leigh Russell (Inspired Heads)
  • Terry Wallace
  • George Stone (Coaching Consultant)
  • Peter Schwab (Brisbane Lions Football Club)
  • Stan Alves (AFL Coaching Ambassador)
  • David Parkin (AFL Coaching Ambassador)
  • Jason Berry (Victoria University/Maribyrnong Sports Academy) 
  • Shane Pill (Flinders University/West Adelaide)
  • David Wheadon (Coaching Consultant)
  • Adrian Fletcher (AFLQ)
  • Michelle Cowan (South Fremantle/Melbourne)
  • Lindsay Gilbee (St Kilda Football Club)
  • Craig Starcevich (AFLQ)
  • Matt Francis (Brisbane Lions Football Club)
  • Alan Rodway (Leap Performance)
  • Mark Yettica-Paulson (Yettica Group)
  • Shona Halson (AIS)

Friday 30th January to Sunday 1st February
Etihad Stadium, Melbourne


Accredited Coaches 

Whole Conference


Friday Only


Saturday Only


Sunday Only


Non-Accredited Coaches

Whole Conference


Friday Only


Saturday Only


Sunday Only



Please click here to view the 2015 Program (Note - this is a draft program and is subject to change).

Accommodation (per night):

Sebel Docklands:
Studio - $305 room only per night
1 Bedroom - $325 room only per night

Pullman & Mercure Albert Park:
Mercure - $225 room only per night
Pullman  - $275 room only per night

*all prices are inclusive of GST, are subject to availability and subject to the AFL’s terms and conditions with a 7 day cancellation policy. 

*Bookers are to contact reservations at the hotels and quote ‘AFL preferred rates’.

It is recommended that if you are interested in accommodation, please book ASAP. The AFL National Coaching Conference is on at a very busy event period for Melbourne.

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