Search continues for new Singleton Roosters coach

THE CLUBMAN: Singleton Roosters senior vice president and player Sam Howard, 22, pictured on Tuesday evening.
THE CLUBMAN: Singleton Roosters senior vice president and player Sam Howard, 22, pictured on Tuesday evening.

The Singleton Roosters' search for a new senior mentor has extended into the new year as club officials wait with bated breath for a successful candidate.

"We're still accepting applications for the upcoming season and we look forward to crossing paths with the next batch of candidates," club president Nadene McBride told the Singleton Argus.

THE PRESIDENT: Nadene McBride pictured with the club's women's team on Tuesday evening.

THE PRESIDENT: Nadene McBride pictured with the club's women's team on Tuesday evening.

The club's senior side compete in the AFL Hunter Central Coast's Black Diamond Cup competition.

Last season the senior line-up was led by playing coach Andrew Scott who opted to step down from the role in early September.

After a shaky 3-7 start the side went onto make history by defeating league heavyweights Cardiff, Killarney Vale and Newcastle City before bowing out to eventual premier Terrigal Avoca in the preliminary final.

PLANNING TIME: Singleton Roosters senior club officials have confirmed star midfielder Andrew Scott will remain at the club despite stepping down as senior coach.

PLANNING TIME: Singleton Roosters senior club officials have confirmed star midfielder Andrew Scott will remain at the club despite stepping down as senior coach.

Senior captain Alex Mitchell took charge of the second grade line-up this season which celebrated a memorable victory over Gosford in Round 6.

Selection Criteria

  • The successful candidates will have the skills to bring out the best of the existing squad and build a team capable of consistently challenging for finals success.Their leadership, communication and interpersonal skills will be well developed, and their football knowledge and experience sufficient to meet the club's long-term aspirations.
  • Level 1 AFL coaching accreditation will also be required.

The position is open to both playing and non-playing coaches. Remuneration may be negotiable.

How to Apply

A letter of application and CV should be sent to Senior Vice President Sam Howard at singletonroosters@gmail.com or any inquiries can be directed to Sam on 0466 273 205.