Community junior coaches play a critical role in providing opportunities for players to develop motor skills, physical health, social skills and to nurture the enjoyment of sport for our young. The fundamental aim of kids playing sport should be to enjoy participation in a safe and positive environment.
Over many years Australian Rules Football has successfully brought people of different races and backgrounds together. For many new Australians it has become a pathway for integration into our society. The game at AFL level now has 25% of participants from migrant backgrounds.