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Transition Services

Career Development

Psychology Services

Indigenous Support Program

Grant & Scholarships

Mark Porter

Claire Mitchell-Taverner

Dr Pippa Grange

Cory McGrath

Nadia Taib

Induction Camp

Career Counselling & Coaching

Personal Counselling

Cross-Cultural Awareness

Education & Training Grants

Football Apprenticeship

Educational Guidance

Specialist Referral Network

Indigenous Players Camp

Computer Grants

3 Pillars Program

Elite Athelete Friendly University Network

Industry education & Initiatives

Mentor & Family Support

Workshops

Next Goal Work Placement

Tutoring & Learning Support

Support for Partners

Club Liaison Services

Mike Fitzpatrick Scholarships

Employment Opportunites

Literacy & Numeracy Skill Development

Psychology Consultants VIC Richard Kaa

Research & Endorsement Grants

Financial Education

IT Skills Training

NSW Patsy Tremayne

Drake Professional Development Courses

(EAFUN)

Retired & Delisted Support

Job Preparation Tools

Project Manager Career Transition Rayden Tallis

Career Development Consultants VIC Simone Marshall NSW Jamie Breden QLD Lydia Najlepszy WA Lisa Cunningham SA Prue Wilcosz

QLD

Tracey Veivers

WA

Kim Mercer

SA

Matti Clements

Player Development Services The AFL Players’ Association, enhancing the security and personal development opportunities for past, present and future AFL Footballers. www.aflpa.com.au


Player Development Services Transition Services

Career Development

Psychology Services

Indigenous Support

Grants & Scholarships

Mark Porter & Rayden Tallis

Claire Mitchell-Taverner

Pippa Grange

Cory McGrath

Nadia Taib

CAREER COUNSELLING & COACHING

PERSONAL COUNSELLING

CROSS-CULTURAL AWARENESS

EDUCATION & TRAINING GRANTS

Education and support for players and clubs in developing an awareness of Multiculturalism.

Grants to assist players in subsidising their education expenses.

INDIGENOUS PLAYERS CAMP

Biannual camp for Indigenous players.

Grants to assist players in subsidising a purchase of a computer.

MENTOR & FAMILY SUPPORT

WORKSHOPS

Support for players and their families.

Interactive and educational sessions covering a range of life and professional skills.

INDUCTION CAMP

3-day induction for newly drafted Facilitating sound career choices via exploration of players entering the AFL. work values and interests, counselling, assessment, and FOOTBALL APPRENTICESHIP A year long induction program personal profiling. designed to give players the necessary skills and competencies required to be an elite AFL footballer.

EDUCATIONAL GUIDANCE

Strictly confidential service where players can get support for off field issues, including relationships, career stress, transition and injury. SPECIALIST REFERRAL NETWORK

Assistance in selecting Strictly confidential service appropriate educational courses. where players can access specialist advice for support ELITE ATHLETE FRIENDLY of the field, this may include 3 PILLARS PROGRAM UNIVERSITY NETWORK gambling, depression and Comprehensive skills and (EAFUN) substance abuse. knowledge for players with National network of Elite Athlete interests in business, property Friendly Universities supporting INDUSTRY EDUCATION & and share investing. players with their studies. INITIATIVES Informing stakeholders with NEXT GOAL WORK TUTORING & LEARNING regard to specific issues that PLACEMENTS SUPPORT affect the AFL industry. Work Placement program Support for players requiring designed to provide practical assistance to meet their SUPPORT FOR PARTNERS work experience in an industry educational and study needs. Partners of players may of the player’s choice. access a range of services LITERACY & NUMERACY offered in Player Development EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES SKILL DEVELOPEMNT this may include personal Connecting players with Support for players with literacy and career counselling, our employer networks. & numeracy needs. specialist referral network, FINANCIAL EDUCATION education guidance and IT SKILLS TRAINING Seminars providing information indigenous support. Specific training to develop to players about managing their your IT skills. financial affairs. RETIRED & DELISTED SUPPORT

Support for recently retired or delisted players transitioning into life after football.

JOB PREPARATION TOOLS

Tools to guide players in obtaining employment.

CLUB LIAISON SERVICES

Support for clubs in dealing and understanding with Indigenous affairs.

COMPUTER GRANTS

MIKE FITZPATRICK SCHOLARSHIPS

Scholarship allocated annually to potential AFL footballers who require financial assistance to reach their educational goals. RESEARCH & ENDORSEMENT GRANTS

Support for researchers undertaking relevant research within the AFL industry. DRAKE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT COURSES

Courses to assist players with their professional development during and after their football career.


AFLPA Player Development Program Chart