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DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS

Marrickville Football Club offers a comprehensive range of skills development programs for an improved football experience for all member coaches, teams and players alike.

The Program

This offering has been developed leveraging the FFA curriculum lead by the Club’s Director of Football Mr. Bill Drossos and Technical Director, Mr. Thomas Engesser. Both are FIFA/FFA accredited and licensed coaches each with 20+ years experience delivering quality football services.

The programs embrace a Community Club mindset: They are developed by your Community Club with the backing of a 75-year history, centered with Community Members’ experience firmly in mind, delivered in-house by your Community Club and available to ALL Club members.

This holistic program approach and structure offers an unprecedented value-for-money, professionally led skills development experience that’s both unique and rare within a community football context. It is the commencement of a sustained foundational program of services and products that, with your feedback, will improve year on year.

By selecting a program you will improve your football skills and experience with Marrickville Football Club AND you will also be investing back into your Club and your Community.

Questions? Reach out via info@marrickvillefc.org.au for queries on any of the program details or compete the Expression of Interest form.

Trials Results

Player will receive notification as per the result of the trials by November 30th.

DIVISION
1 and 2

Age Groups:
Under 8 to Under 14

Offering:

  • All coaching services delivered by Accredited Professional Coaches
  • Team training Tuesday nights (March – August)
  • Coach led games (April – August)
  • Goalkeeper Skills Training included for dedicated goalkeepers

Trial games at Mahoney Reserve, Marrickville:
Saturday 6th March
Sunday 7th March
Saturday 14th March
Saturday 27th March

Cost:
$1045

Trial Dates:
Monday 16th November & Monday 23rd November 2020
5.30pm for under 8-11
7.00pm for under 12 – 14

PLAYER PROGRAM
SKILLS TRAINING

Age Groups:
6 – 16 years (individual age groups)

Offering:

  • All coaching services delivered by Accredited Professional Coaches
  • Intense 60 minute skill sessions
  • Specific sessions separated into female, goalkeeping and age based
  • Ratio of up to 8 players per coach
  • Modular – Delivered four 6-week program sessions focusing on defending, attacking, ball control, team strategy
  • Modules are optional – Players can take all 4 modules or pick and choose individual modules

Days available:
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday (to accommodate alternate days from team training)

Cost:
TBA

OTHER PROGRAMS

Parent Coaching Development :

  • Up-skill parent coaches across all age levels – 6 & 7, Juniors, Youth, Seniors
  • Supports coaches integrate coach courses (e.g Grassroots Training accreditation) mandatory from 2021
  • Targets all components of coching – training preparation, program development, match-days, player management, etc.
  • Training delivered by Accredited Professional Coaches.

CDSFA coach courses
Mandatory from 2021 all teams’ coaches attend appropriate aged-based accredited coaching courses:

  1. Miniroos Grassroots Course (6-11)
  2. Skill Training Course (10-18)
  3. Game Training Courses (12-Adult)

Cost: TBA

Team Coaching:

Designed to assist teams at all levels who wish to collectively pay for an accredited coach for
all training sessions and match days across the full season

Offering:

  • All coaching services delivered by Accredited Professional Coaches
  • Team training Tuesday nights (March – August)
  • Coach led games (April – August)
  • Goalkeeper Skills Training included for dedicated goalkeepers

Cost: TBA

Mini Roos Kick-Off Program (Optional):

FFA sanctioned football discovery programs for 3-5 year olds
Having fun and learning skills to play football
Fantastic introduction to the game

Cost: TBA

School Holiday Clinics:

More information will be provided closer to the school holidays.

Cost: TBA

FREE PROGRAMS

Health &
Nutrition

Designed for players (and parents/guardians) to understand the role of good nutrition and healthy habits in maximising performance and overall health and well-being

Club provided (no cost)

Navigating the
Football Industry

Designed to assist parents and players awareness of the football industry including pathways (SAP, NPL), what to look for in selecting a Club or training programs, on-the-ground tips & tricks to avoid traps and pitfalls.

Club provided (no cost)