Football Season at St Edmund’s College 2020

Football Season at St Edmund’s College 2020

Getting ready to kick off!

We have a busy start to the pre-season ahead. In our football competitions, we have the Junior league and miniroos. Miniroos are our U10 and U11 boys while our Junior League are U12 to Opens.

Training will commence in week 6 this term (the week commencing March 9th) which will be perfect timing as we are hosting the annual MARSEC competition. Each year, we play a series of matches against Marist College. This is a great pre-season opportunity for both schools. This will occur on SUNDAY 29th March on home ground. The timing is yet to be confirmed.

This year, we also have a weekend of grading. This is being hosted by Capital Football and will be a gala day format. Please see details in the table below.

IMPORTANT DATES

Date Event Additional information
Week 5 Coach the Coach sessions with Frank Cachia Old boy and award winning football coach Frank Cachia has a wealth of experience and accolades under his belt, will be running a five-week program for coaches.

Email cwilson@stedmunds.act.edu.au

9 March SEC Training commences Training will commence on school grounds, times and groups to be confirmed following co-curricular nominations
20 March Team nominations close We will need to tell Capital football how many teams we have and what age group
29 March MARSEC Our annual Eddies v Marist football event! We are hosting at Eddies this year. It is a great opportunity for preseason games.
4-5 April Grading weekend  A chance for our teams to play and give their all – Capital football will be assisting with grading, ensuring that our teams are placed in a division that is appropriately competitive. ALL TEAMS ARE REQUIRED*

This will be in a gala day format

9 April Grading released
24 April Match schedule released This will be on the Capital football website and will also be published via  out team APP
2 May Round 1 Game on!

Training

Training will commence week 6, with times and teams to be published shortly. Our training time is from 3.30pm until 5pm (4.45pm for  U10 and U11 teams)

Registration

Once your son has nominated to join football at St Edmund’s College, you will receive an email from me with registration information. Please contact me if you wish to gain further information

Age groups

Our age groups for football will be in line with all other co-curricular programs at St Edmund’s College. The policy of the school is that the boys play in the age group which matches the age in which they are turning in that calendar year.  This is to ensure that we have teams in each age group to allow full access to the game for all boys. It also means that we are able to sustain team numbers into 2021.

Please see below for the age groups

Birth year Football team
2010 and below U10
2009 U11
2008 U12
2007 U13
2006 U14
2005 U15
2004 U16
2003 Opens*

*Opens teams can have players who are playing up, this will be determined by grading

Coaching and Managers needed

Are you keen to participate in your son’s football? We would love potential coaches and managers to be from our parents or old boys community. We will be facilitating coaching workshops this term to assist in upskilling anyone who would be keen to assist in coaching this year

Coaching program with Frank Cachia

We have old boy and award winning football coach Frank Cachia (current and three times winner of Capital Football NPL coach of the year) who has a wealth of experience and accolades under his belt, running a five-week program for coaches. This will commence week 5 of this term- exact dates to be confirmed. We are blessed to have such connected community so come and get involved! Please email me if you are interested

Football uniform

Jerseys are provided by the College for each team. Socks and shorts are available from the uniform shop, however there has been a delay in obtaining the stock so we will have more stock on 24th Feb.

Stay Connected Using TEAM APP

Information about our games will be posted in the TEAM APP- download this app and receive notifications instantly to your phone! https://eddiesfootball.teamapp.com/

FACEBOOK

We have a new Co-curricular Facebook page! Jump onto https://www.facebook.com/eddiescocurricular for all cocurricular announcements at the College.

Also join our Eddies Football community – this is our group page run by and for the parents of the football community –  https://www.facebook.com/groups/stedmundsfootball/

Registration details will be sent following co-curricular selections being finalised.

 

If you have any questions throughout the season, please don’t hesitate in contacting me – cwilson@stedmunds.act.edu.au

Mel Wilson
Football Coordinator