Port Adelaide assistant Michael Voss has revealed he has held discussions with Carlton, as the Blues look to continue their search for a senior coach.

After having experienced duo Alastair Clarkson and Ross Lyon turn their backs on coaching the Blues, the race to succeed David Teague was blown wide open.

The Blues are set to utilise a 30-45 day process to find the best candidate to lead the club into the 2022 season, with a number of high-profile names already being linked to Ikon Park.

ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 13: Michael Voss midfield manager of the Power looks on during the round 21 AFL match between Port Adelaide Power and the Collingwood Magpies at Adelaide Oval on August 13, 2017 in Adelaide, Australia. (Photo by Daniel Kalisz/Getty Images)

Former Kangaroos coach Brad Scott is believed to be in the box seat for the job should he look to make a return to coaching instead of pursuing a potential position as the AFL's next football operations manager.

Cats coach Chris Scott is also reportedly of interest to the Blues, with the premiership coach having one-year left on his contract at Kardinia Park.

Assistant coaches Daniel Giansiracusa and Adam Kingsley join Voss in being seen as suitable options for the Blues, with Voss revealing to SEN SA on Monday that he had held talks with someone from the club, although those discussions are yet to progress from preliminary talks.

"I’ve had a discussion with them (Carlton) but it hasn’t gone further than that," Voss said.

"I won't confirm who and how, other than I've had that conversation.

"(Depending on Carlton job) I would have thought there’s a strong chance I would be at Port Adelaide next year."

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 13: Coach Michael Voss and Brendan Fevola of the Lions talk during quarter time during the round 12 AFL match between the Western Bulldogs and the Brisbane Lions at Etihad Stadium on June 13, 2010 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Lucas Dawson/Getty Images)

Voss, along with Kingsley, had reportedly landed an interview with Collingwood during their search for a senior coach, with the Magpies eventually opting for fellow premiership Lion Craig McRae.

Voss is currently out-of-contract for next season at Port Adelaide, with the Power's season coming to an end on Saturday night in disastrous fashion.

A 71-point loss to the Bulldogs saw the South Australians lose consecutive home preliminary finals across the past two seasons and their chance to adding a second flag at Alberton Oval squandered.

Voss reflected on the defeat, expressing his disappointment in failing to reach the season decider.

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"A lot of hurt, a lot of disappointment. We left with not what we wanted. It’s a tough one to diagnose," Voss said.

"I would be really surprised (players got ahead of themselves) All the feeling I had going into the game is that we were ready."

Voss first joined the Power at the end of the 2014 season in, a year after not being offered a new deal with Brisbane as their head coach.