The Game Plan – Coaches Forum

26th June, 2022

Love the Game hosted a virtual coaches forum called ‘The Game Plan’ and were lucky to have Gerrard Whately and Abbey Holmes as the hosts and so many great guest ie: Chris Scott, Paul Roos, Guy McKenna, Peta Serle, Emma Murray just to name a few.

The forum is now online and also in separate segments.

You can view the following selection of clips here

VRGF CEO Shane Lucas & Head of AFL Victoria Ben Kavenagh discuss why the Love the Game message is so important and why coaches are the most influential voices in local clubs.

St Kilda FC’s Head of Development & Learning – Damian Caril & Melbourne Demons’ Midfield Coach Adem Zye talk about the role of the coach as a mentor.

Renowned sports mindfulness coach Emma Murray joins Abbey Holmes to talk about the negatives of sports betting advertising.

AFL Victoria State Coaching Manager Rick Coburn and Western Bulldogs AFLW Coach Nathan Burke join to talk about the importance of community coaches.

Geelong Cats Coach Chris Scott talks about consistency and maintaining success.

The AFL’s first female Assistant Coach, Peta Searle talks about courageous leadership and influencing change.

Hawthorn AFLW Coach Bec Goddard, Collingwood AFLW Coach Steve Symonds and Essendon AFLW Coach Natalie Wood talk about actions and behaviours off the field.

Former AFL coaches Paul Roos and Guy McKenna talk about how to build club culture.

Hosts Gerrard Whateley and Abbey Holmes call on all coaches to talk to their teams about the risks of sports betting.