Under 19 Coach Wanted

We are currently seeking applications for the position of Under 19 Football Coach for season 2021 and beyond.

We are a newly established club that has achieved considerable success, with all senior teams featuring in finals in our first two years of competition within the Southern Football Netball League (SFNL) and has an affiliated junior club with in excess of 25 teams where players (both girls and boys) are pushing through to the senior ranks.

We are seeking applicants who are committed to continuing the strong culture and success we have established within the club and are passionate about the ongoing development of players, with a strong focus on the important pathway transition from “Senior Junior” footballer to “Senior Footballer” for players in this age group.

The key focus for the successful applicant is to manage the on-field performance and the overall consistent and aligned development of the U19 playing list.

You are expected to have attained appropriate AFL Victoria coaching accreditation.

Principal duties include:

  • Ensure effective player policies, team rules and code of conduct are followed to uphold the reputation and aspirations of the Club.

  • Provide game day coaching expertise and leadership.

  • Instruct and attend weekly training sessions.

  • In conjunction with Senior Coach and coaching panel ensure a consistent club coaching policy is applied focused on the integration of the U19 playing group with the senior playing list and ensuring there is a clear pathway for U19 players to play senior football.

  • Provide regular individual and group player feedback.

  • Assist with player recruitment and retention.

  • Assist structuring and sourcing the right support structures for this age group

  • Form strong relationships with stakeholders such as Frankston Dolphins Junior Football Club, school football programs, SFNL and local feeder clubs.

  • Engage with the FDFNC community through attendance at relevant post-game functions and events.

Please forward applications to or contact Paul Wright on 0421 813 866

Trainers Wanted

We are seeking Sports Trainers to work with the senior men & women, reserves and U19s teams for the 2021 season.


The successful applicants will need to be available to attend training sessions (Tuesday and Thursday) and match day on Saturday and work as part of a team with other trainers under the direction of the Head Trainer.


Minimum criteria is Level 1 Sports Trainer (or be working towards obtaining) and current first aid & CPR qualification. Further training (if required) will be provided by the club through our Sports Medicine partner.

Remuneration is payable.


This is a great opportunity for students studying to be Physiotherapists, Osteopaths, Massage Therapists or Sports Trainers to gain valuable experience in a local community football club.


To apply please submit your resume to or contact Paul Wright on 0421 813 866

Support Team

The Frankton Dolphins Football Netball Club is currently seeking expressions of interest for a number of roles to support the operations of the Club, both on and off field.

These roles include Timekeepers, Umpire Escorts, Goal Umpires, Water Carriers, Netball Umpires, etc for our Senior teams in the 2021 season. We also require volunteers to assist with bar & canteen operations as well as other tasks.

This is a great opportunity to get involved with a community club that has a strong focus on family and participation, meet new friends, learn new skills and make a difference.

For position descriptions, more information, or to register your interest, please contact
Paul Wright on 0421 813 866 or email

Football Staff

Senior Coach

Chris Lacey

Development Coach

Brent Guerra

Playing Assistant

David McLaren

Reserves Coach

Kaine Edwards

Under 19's Coach

Michael Anderson

U19's Assistant Coach

Patrick Sumner

Women's Coach

Brendan Birmingham

Assistant Coach

Cain Padman

Assistant Coach

Steve Kidd

U19's Assistant Coach

Michael Block

Assistant Women's Coach

Robert Kupsch

Football Manager

Jason Watts

Football Operations

Geoff Turner

U19 Transition

Gavin Chave

Support Staff


Reed Pels

Injury Management Partner

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Frankston Dolphins Football Netball Club

Overport Park, Overport Road, Frankston South Vic


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