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Community Football Postponed in Western Australia

Tuesday, March 17, 2020 - 2:55 PM

In a united decision with the AFL and other State football bodies, the West Australian Football Commission has agreed to postpone all senior and junior community football in both metropolitan and regional Western Australia.

Consistent with the decision yesterday in relation to State League football and talent programs, all community football competitions will be postponed until 31st May 2020.

This includes Auskick, AFL 9s and community AFLX competitions, and Read More [+]

Claremont Development Officer Appointment

Friday, March 13, 2020 - 10:50 AM

Meet our new Development Officer - Sam Rotham

We are pleased to welcome Sam Rotham to the team as our new Claremont Development Officer. Sam takes over from Declan Cormack.

Sam has worked previously in the role of Sport Development Manager at Surfing Western Australia where he oversaw many areas including clubs, high performance, accreditation and affiliations.

Sam also brings with him extensive experience in football where he has worked casually and volunteered with clinics, Read More [+]

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update - WAFC

Friday, March 13, 2020 - 10:37 AM

Please see below in regard to the West Australian Football Commission & its position in relation to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) & the relevant precautions being undertaken across football moving forward. This information was circulated yesterday via email to the primary contact on SportsTG to all clubs:

 

The WAFC has been keeping across the health warnings regarding COVID-19 through information provided by the WA Health Department, the Federal Government Department of Read More [+]

Junior Coaching Curriculum to be Launched at Bounce Down

Thursday, March 12, 2020 - 1:39 PM

Over the past few weeks the Coach Coordinators from the WAFC have been to Melbourne to be trained up in delivering the new Junior Coach Curriculum. this program will be made available to all coaches with a current coach accreditation through coach.afl.

Coaches will be given a full run down on how this system works and its benifiets at bounce down on the 5th of April.

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Level 2 Coaching Course 23rd Feb 2020

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - 4:42 PM

What a massive week for coaching in the Northern Conference.

On Sunday the 23rd we had the Level 2 Coaching course, which was run at HBF Arena, West Perth FC’s Home Ground.

19 coaches underwent the 8 hours of training which covered a range of subjects over practical and theory sessions. The coaches covered the subject list below:

 Theory Sessions:

Coaching Philosophy Development,

Team Culture Development,

Game Day Coaching,

Conducting Effective Training,

Mentor Engagement.

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2020 Claremont Futures Squad Announced

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - 10:29 AM

 

The WAFL Simply Energy Futures program is an underage competition with teams representing the 9 WAFL Club districts and the South West Academy. The competition is one of the primary sources of recruitment for WAFL clubs. The WAFL Simply Energy Futures competition provides an opportunity for talented young players to participate in a high standard competition. The competition was very successful after fundamental changes in 2019, exposing more talented players to a Read More [+]

Development Officer - Subiaco (Re-advertised)

Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 11:49 AM

Development Officer - Subiaco (Re-advertised)

The West Australian Football Commission (WAFC) is the peak Australian Rules Football body in Western Australia that plays a key leadership, governance and funding role to football throughout the State whilst also driving the overall development and growth of the game. The WAFC is a not for profit organisation that plays an important role in funding the on-going development of football in all communities.

The WAFC's vision is to connect Read More [+]

Working with Children

Tuesday, February 18, 2020 - 2:22 PM

As the season approaches and volunteers are recruited, the WAFC would like to remind all clubs of the importance of maintaining an up-to-date Working with Children Check database. To create a safe environment for all kids playing footy and reduce any risk, please ensure your club follows the appropriate guidelines. More information can be found on the WWCC website. Below is a link to the updated WAFC Working with Children Policy. 

Working with Children Policy

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Coach Accreditation

Wednesday, February 5, 2020 - 12:22 PM

With the Metro North Level 2 Coaching course just around the corner, registrations for this course have now closed, but there are still session courses available in other regions. If you are interested in attending the Level 2 2020 courses, please contact Wes Moran or your local club.

As the season approaches, it serves as a timely reminder to log into your coach.afl profile and re-accredit for 2020.

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Junior Football kicks off Anzac Weekend 2020

Thursday, January 30, 2020 - 4:26 PM

The 2020 WA Football Junior Season will kick off over the Anzac Day weekend, across junior football leagues with NAB Auskick kicking off the weekend of 2nd/3rd May. 

The Northern Conference Junior Football Leagues have scheduled Round 1 of the Junior & Youth Girls season for Friday 24th April and the Sunday competitions for Sunday 26th April 2020 - falling in line with the rest of the WA Metropolitan Football Leagues. 

The WA Football Commission (WAFC) work closely with Read More [+]