afi-usa-logoRegional Development Manager – USA
The Regional Development Manager will manage and provide ongoing development of Australian Football in the United States, with a focus on junior development. They will act as a central point of contact for stakeholders, members and Australian Football International.

Reports to: AFI Development Manager
Supervises: State Development Managers

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Identify strategies to maximise junior participation
  • Liaise with schools to conduct coaching sessions for their students
  • Distribute footballs and other resources to schools
  • Identify opportunities to introduce Australian Football into new areas
  • Seek and gain official recognition of Australian Football as a sport
  • Identify opportunities for obtaining grants and funding
  • Secure sponsorship from both government and corporate sources
  • Promote Australian Football, the AFL and its clubs to local and regional media
  • Coordinate accreditation opportunities for coaches, umpires and administrators
  • Provide a pathway for coaches, umpires and players to participate at the highest level
  • Recruit, supervise and prioritise workload of a support team
  • Arrange for translations of materials into various languages (e.g. Spanish), as required
  • Provide up to date information on the US for the AFI website
  • Prepare and manage the AFI USA budget
  • Submit quarterly reports to Australian Football International