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Game Development Coordinator – West Adelaide Country


Renmark, Riverland & Murray Mallee SA
Closes 12 April 2024


  • Are you enthusiastic, energetic and love growing the game of Footy?
  • Do you have a passion junior sport & coach development in the West Adelaide Regional Zone?
  • Do you have skills that will grow participation and engage people in our great game?

You could be our next Game Development Coordinator

The game loved by all South Australians


Based in the Riverland region of South Australia, you will be a part of the energetic and hardworking team at SANFL spread around metro and regional areas delivering Footy across SA. You will be responsible for coordinating a variety of SANFL programs across the West Adelaide Football Club Country Zone. These programs include:

  • Zone development, driving participation and quality experiences
  • Promotion of SANFL breadth of programs for all
  • School football engagement 
  • Relationship building across all key stakeholders including Clubs, Schools, and Local Government

There will also be a focus on the following:

  • Work with SANFL Community Program Leaders regarding specific focus areas including female, multicultural, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island and disability.
  • Support umpire recruitment
  • Assist talent programs where required

Considerable travel across the region will be required and SANFL will supply a fully maintained vehicle.

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Your enthusiasm and passion for the growing Footy is supported by experience and understanding of junior sport participation, and a demonstration of personal and professional development to grow relevant skills to successfully deliver the job.

We will love that you demonstrate the following to us:


  • DHS Working with Children Check
  • RRHAN Accreditation for School Settings
  • Current South Australian Drivers Licence
  • First Aid
  • Catholic Police Check

 Essential Criteria

  • Experience working with children in a school and/or sporting environment 
  • An empathy and understanding of Australian Rules football at various levels
  • Working knowledge of Child Safe Environment Practices

 Desirable Criteria

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications
  • Experience in working with volunteers in a club sporting environment
  • Coaching and/or teaching experience
  • Experience in building relationships with key stakeholders 

Skills and Knowledge

  • Experience in Microsoft Office programs
  • Strong administration and planning skills
  • Effective people management and leadership skills
  • Flexibility in work schedule
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills


We are highly collaborative, team first orientated and of course, FUN! Working relationships are authentic and we strive for excellence in everything we do..

We’ve done this, because #WeLoveFooty.

Applications close 14 April 2024. Please note candidates selected for interview must be available Tuesday 23 April 2024.

Enquiries to:
Belinda Haines
SANFL People & Culture Manager
T: 8440 6914
E: (applications must be submitted via this site and not via email)

Employer questions

Your application will include the following questions:

  • Please tell us what you love about footy.
  • Do you have full working rights in Australia?
  • Do you currently live in the West Adelaide Football Club Country Zone?
  • Tell us briefly about a community contribution you are proud of?

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