- Location: Noarlunga Downs SA
- Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
- Category: Sport
Hours to be negotiated.
- Skilled Volunteers
- Centrelink Volunteers
Type of work
- Tutoring & Coaching
- Sport & Physical Activity
- National Police Certificate *
All persons involved in the junior (under 18) players and shall include as a minimum all Coaches, Trainers, Team Managers and may extend to Club Secretaries and Football Managers must have police check.
* May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.
Is the facilitator of the program and is willing to use their experiences to teach young children the joy and fun of the game.
Duties: • Ensure that all Southern Football League coaches code of behaviours are followed. • Develop the team fairly and without bias, by ensuring that all players are given an equal amount of playing time. • Ensure a positive playing environment by ensuring that all mini players have good sportsmanship, play fairly and letting them know that the game is played for fun and not for the win. • Communicate with players on their own level. • Build relationships with the players, parents, committee and the football community. • Keep in touch with player’s families about any changes that may affect game day eg. Playing field and time changes. • Contact the coaching coordinator of any problems that occur during the match. • Be willing to assist the club in running of social events that mini players are involved with. • Follow the AFL Next Generation Australian Football Match Policy section on the development of Juniors that starts on Page 17. • As a Club Official they need to comply by the ‘Club Administrators & Officials Code of Behaviour’ which is outlined in the Southern Football League Inc., Official Handbook 2016, section 8.4.
Qualifications: • Need to complete a SANFL Level 1 coaching accreditation that must be obtained before
Skills: • Ability to communicate verbally to the intended audience. • Have a familiarity with the game, how it is played and the rules that are followed. • Time management and people management are essential. • Have an understanding about fair play and good sportsmanship. • Have knowledge and ideas of player retention and recruitment and be able to implement them in the role. • Knows that to introduce young children to the game that it is for fun and not competitiveness. For this the will need to have excellent patience.
Experience: No experience is necessary, but would be beneficial to have some experience in coaching minis and their behaviours.