Introducing The Centre for Athlete and Sports Education

Introducing The Centre for Athlete and Sports Education

Introducing The Centre for Athlete and Sports Education

AFL SportsReady have recently launched the Centre for Athlete and Sports Education, a program specialising in bespoke online education and professional development to meet the needs of all sporting organisations, coaches and athletes across all sports.

The Athlete and Sports Education team at AFL SportsReady has developed and delivered bespoke courses for the AFL industry for nearly 10 years including courses in areas such as Football Operations, List Management, Leadership, Cultural Awareness, Player Development, Coaching and Education and over this time they have trained over a thousand participants including Senior AFL & Club Staff, AFL Coaches, AFL & AFLW Players along with representatives of other organisations including YMCA, MLB, Melbourne Storm and Cricket across Australia and internationally.

The Athlete and Sports Education team at AFL SportsReady have now branched out and are offering new high-quality courses for all sports bodies and on a larger scale.

The Centre for Athlete and Sports Education in 2021 will be continuing to offer exclusive courses to the AFL Industry, plus now there will be a great range of courses across the AFL and broader sports industry that are open to the General Public. Every course is delivered via ZOOM supported by a first-class online Moodle platform and will be delivered by industry experts providing the most up-to-date and impactful content. These online courses mean you can learn in the comfort of your home anywhere around the globe, plus you can balance your studies around family and work.

Our faculty includes legendary netball coach Lisa Alexander, NRL Player Development Manager Peter Robinson, Australia’s leading female footballer Melissa Barbieri, Melbourne Storm Player Development Manager Brian Phelan, Netball legend Caitlin Thwaites, respected Indigenous Education Professional Leon Egan, WIN News Presenter and Journalist Bruce Roberts, Sports Journalist and AFL Umpire Chelsea Roffey and other leading experts.

Expressions of interest are now open for all our upcoming courses starting in early 2021.

See below and click the links to learn more about the courses offered.


The Athlete and Sports Education team have a number of upcoming AFL industry courses, see below:


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