The West Australian Football Commission and the AFL value the contribution that volunteers make to the game of Australian Football. To recognise the efforts of volunteers the WAFC are presenting awards in eight categories. The WAFC is calling for nominations for the following award categories.

  • Optus WA Football Volunteer of the Year
  • NAB AFL Auskick Volunteer
  • AFL Diversity Ambassador
  • AFL Primary School Ambassador
  • AFL Secondary School Ambassador
  • AFL All Abilities Volunteer
  • Go For 2&5 AFL Junior Coach
  • AFL Senior Coach

The Optus WA Football Volunteer of the Year is the most prestigious award and will be presented to someone who makes an outstanding contribution in a volunteer capacity. The winner of this award will receive a free trip to the 2019 AFL Grand Final. There are also weekly premium tickets to AFL games at Optus Stadium up for grabs for all nominees.

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Award Categories
Optus WA Football Football Volunteer of the Year

The Optus WA Football Volunteer of the Year is the most prestigious award and will be presented to someone who makes an outstanding contribution in a volunteer capacity. The winner of this award will receive a free trip to the 2019 AFL Grand Final. There are also weekly premium tickets to AFL games at Optus Stadium up for grabs for all nominees.

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NAB AFL Auskick Volunteer

The NAB AFL Auskick Volunteer of the Year award recognises exemplary stewardship, practice and dedication to the NAB AFL Auskick program. To be nominated for the NAB AFL Auskick Volunteer of the Year award, the nominee will engage with players, parents and stakeholders; showcase unique and interesting delivery methods; and exhibit a demonstrable level of stewardship for the NAB AFL Auskick program.

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AFL Diversity Ambassador

To be nominated for the AFL Diversity Volunteer Award you must show how you have connected and added value to Communities within your club. Describe how the volunteers outstanding work has promoted the inclusion of People of All Cultures in football.

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AFL Primary School Ambassador

The awards recognise teachers who have run outstanding Australian Rules Football programs in their schools from Term 3, 2018 to Term 2, 2019. Nominations by school staff, community football groups and WAFC employees can be sent in for outstanding programs run from August 2018 to July 2019. Nominees must be registered School Ambassadors.

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AFL Secondary School Ambassador

The awards recognise teachers who have run outstanding Australian Rules Football programs in their schools from Term 3, 2018 to Term 2, 2019. Nominations by school staff, community football groups and WAFC employees can be sent in for outstanding programs run from August 2018 to July 2019. Nominees must be registered School Ambassadors.

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AFL All Abilities Volunteer

The All Abilities Volunteer of the Year award recognises the outstanding work of a volunteer in promoting the inclusion of People of All Abilities in football. The volunteer may identify as having a disability themselves however that is not a requirement of the award. The following criteria, as it relates to the inclusion of People of All Abilities in football will be used to assess nominations;

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Go for 2&5 AFL Junior Coach of the Year

To be nominated for this award you must be an accredited CoachAFL member in good standing, must be currently coaching and must present a positive image of the role of the coach. The nominated coach must demonstrate sound coaching principles and coaching plans in-line with the WAFC requirements and is involved in ongoing coach education. 

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AFL Senior Coach of the Year

To be nominated for this award you must be an accredited CoachAFL member in good standing, must be currently coaching and must present a positive image of the role of the coach. The nominated coach must demonstrate sound coaching principles and coaching plans in-line with the WAFC requirements and is involved in ongoing coach education. 

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