Our careful attention to high quality coaching allows all our athletes to maximize their individual and collective potentials to play and enjoy soccer.
Our Development model
Our Motto is “Safety First” before Winning
Our coaching resources and philosophy
Excellence and reputation
Core of dedicated volunteers
Attitude of club
Our Technical Director
Commitment and allegiance of members
Good value for money
Home ground – synthetic pitch
Home ground capacity – need to use other grounds council finds for us
The role of the Technical Director at a high level is to oversee and manage all the elements within the educational ring of the clubs "3" ring infrastructure. The clubs "3" ring infrastructure is made up of "3" logical circles. The first logical ring is called "Club & Community" this ring is the responsibility of the club administrator; the second logical ring is called "Education" this is the responsibility of the Technical Director; and the third logical ring is called "Safety" this is the responsibility if the First Aid and Risk Management officer; Each logical ring or circle is seen overlapping one another symbolizing their dependencies to each other. The Technical Director primary role is top take care of all business related to the "logical ring called "Education".
TD Job Description:-
The Technical Director is responsible for all elements within the logical ring called "Education"; Elements like commissioning qualified coaches and support staff, making sure that players and support staff efforts are acknowledged and rewarded, develop individual technical and athletic abilities as we strive for team success. Key Tasks are: Create a database listing all our coaches and support staff information such as Position, Full Name, FFA Number, Email, Working with Kids, Coaching license and Mobile from our early development program U5/6/7/8; our miniroos Program U9/10/11/12/13; our NPLV Program U14/15/16/18s; our Youth and Senior environment U21 and Open Seniors. Trials and Selections (October/November); MiniRoos and NPLV Report cards (June/July); The Player Evaluation Report (April/May); Implement The Miniroos and NPLV Junior Curriculum; Cycles & Session Planners and the yearly Periodic Planner. Run coaches workshops & meetings; Manage disputes; adhere to clubs policies & procedures; Manage ground training allocations; Map out and plan pre-season matches & schedule; Create a coaching library of session plans for MiniRoos (SAP) and NPLV (Game Training); The internal Talent identification process.
The KPI measurements set for the Technical Director is based on the success of each element auctioned within the logical ring called "Education". Attention to detail is paramount; Results are documented and presented to the board especially at the AGM. In addition there is a need for the TD to cross over and assist other departments that are dependant on the football operations side of things like Administration e.g. Provide the final player selection squad list of all nplv U14, U15, U16, U18 before the start of the competition to submit the NPLV Master Roster to our club administrator for processing. Another is safety .e.g. To assist the Safety officer to ensure safe practices and club safety procedures are adhered to;
Ongoing (No set term); The is position is reviewed on a yearly basis by the General Manager and Chairman
NPLV Trainings - Mon/Wed/Fri 6pm to 9pm. Match day - 10:00am to 6pm
As part of our internal talent identification program - Our TD works closely with the senior head coach producing reports of players and coaching staff with information like the report card, evaluation, maturity and arrival report. Another program the TD manages is the 1 up program for players where players spend time in another upper age group; in addition coaches also spend time with the senior and youth environment. The TD is mindful of each coaches development pathway making sure their coaching licenses are up to date and also putting a plan in place to obtain a higher license. At the AGM the TD is asked to provide a summary of the year as part of junior matters listed on the agenda,
Yes; On a monthly basis the Technical Director reports to the General Manager & Chairman
Our TD met all requirement as set out by the board. We rate our TD's performance at a high level. Each element was documented accordingly and submitted on time to be reviewed by the board. Each element report shows the success and feedback.
Risk Management & First Aid Officer
The role of the Risk Management & First Aid Officer at a high level is to oversee and manage all the elements within the Safety ring of the clubs "3" ring infrastructure.
The clubs "3" ring infrastructure is made up of "3" logical circles. The first logical ring is called "Club & Community" this ring is the responsibility of the club administrator;
the second logical ring is called "Education" this is the responsibility of the Technical Director;
and the third logical ring is called "Safety" this is the responsibility if the First Aid and Risk Management officer;
Each logical ring or circle is seen overlapping one another symbolizing their dependencies to each other.
The Risk Management & First Aid Officer primary role is top take care of all business related to the "logical ring called "Safety".
It is mandatory at our club that each team must have a first aid officer.
Every year in our budget money we allocated money to train new first aid officers, run refresher courses for existing first aid staff and run specific task topic workshops
.e.g. strapping an injury or how to use a defibrillator.
Our team leader is a professional first aid officer and is stationed on-site at trainings and match days.
We have links to our club doctor, on site and off site physiotherapists.
We have a database listing all our first aid staff storing information like working with kids, name, email, mobile and ffa number.
Each first aid officer carries a first aid bag.
We have a dedicated first aid room with a bed and storage.
Every week first aid officers check and top up their safety bags if needed.
We record all injuries using an incident form.
All first aid officers before the season starts obtain a medical form from each player signed by their family or guardian and any other important forms like asthma.
We have 2 defibrillators on site; one in the first aid room situated at the senior and youth end and one in the junior pavilion end.