Coaches’ and Managers’ Meetings

The coaches' and managers' meetings are important information sessions and we would like all coaches and managers to attend. Topics covered include the role of the committee including age group coordinators, role of the coach, role of the manager, player and volunteer safety, coaching courses, equipment and uniforms, duty rosters, game day and training bookings. The dates and times for the coaches and managers meetings are: Date Time Age Groups Coordinators Sunday April 2 4:30 – 5:30pm U10 Girls, U10 Open, U11 Girls, U11 Open Kirsten Lawson, Ron Mansur, Kim Sinclair, Lyn de Klerk Sunday April 2 5:30 – 6:30pm U12 – U18 All teams; Open and Girls David Horner, Julieanne Paulazzo, Suzy Sharwood, Amy Seath Sunday April 6 5:30 – 6:30pm U6/7 Girls, U6/7 Open Nerys Jones, Eve Ball Sunday April 6 6:30 – 7:00pm U8 Open, U8/9 Girls, U9 Open Ron Mansur, Natalie Scott, Sally

Training Bookings and Shop Opening

Training Bookings ACT Sportsgrounds re-open on April 1 so training at Dickson Fields and Watson Oval can start then. Teams should book fields for training by emailing the Majura Administration Officer. Tuesday and Thursday nights are the club’s busiest training nights so preference for that night will be given to teams in the U12- U18 age group. Training bookings will be finalised after the coaches and managers meetings but teams are welcome to send in their preferred times now. Majura Shop Opening Times The Majura shop has shorts, socks, shin guards and other Majura merchandise available for purchase. You can’t purchase online, you have to visit the shop. We can take cash or credit card (2% surcharge).The shop will be open at the following times: Sunday 2 April 2:00pm – 4:00pm Saturday 29 April 9:00am – 1:00pm Wednesday 3 May 5:00pm – 7.00pm Thursday 4 May 5:00pm – 7.00pm Every Saturday during the season 8:30am –

Majura Miniroos Gala Day

Majura Miniroos Gala Day Majura will be holding a Gala Day for all Miniroos players (U5 – U11) on Saturday 29 April. Teams are asked to just come and play and hopefully they will get two or three games each just as a warm up for the season. Games will run from 10:00am – 1:00pm and the canteen and merchandise shop will both be open. More details will be provided at the Coaches' and Managers' meetings. Miniroos Coaching Course Capital Football will be conducting a Miniroos Certificate coaching course at Dickson Fields on Gala Day Saturday 29 April. The course will run from 9:00am – 12noon. This is a great chance of all new coaches to learn some skills and drills for your team. This 3 hour course is fully practical and encourages coaches to develop practices that are based on FUN. The emphasis is on natural development i.e. learning by PLAYING football. Another highlight of the course is that coaches are exposed to basic rules of the game as well as tips and hints on building a football culture in a completely practical setting. More information on how to register coming


Trials - Frequently asked Questions Trials (for those players who wish to try out for the stronger divisions) will be held at Dickson Playing Fields on the following dates and times: Dates Age Group Time Thursday 16 and 23 February U11 Open 5:00pm - 6:15pm U13-14 Girls 5:00pm - 6:15pm U13 Open and U14 Open 6:30pm - 7.45pm Friday 17 and 24 February U10 Girls and U10 Open 5:00pm - 6:15pm U11 and 12 Girls 6:30pm - 7:45pm U12 Open 6:30pm - 7:45pm Thursday 2 March (if required) U15 Open and U16 Open 5:30pm - 7.00pm U15-16 Girls 5:30pm -

Capital Football Referee Courses

The Majura Football Club can only take referees that have completed the relevant referee course(s). Capital Football Referees (CFR) conducts two entry level courses for current players, parents, club officials or beginner referees. For more information and to register: Game Leader Courses Level 4 Referee

Majura FC Gala Day

Majura will host a Gala Day on Saturday April 27 for our Under 7, 8 and 9s to have a kick around before the season starts. Bring your team, or come individually, and we will place you into a team. More details will be in our next newsletter and on this website

Grassroots Coaching Certificate

Majura FC will host a Grassroots Coaching Certificate on Sunday April 28, 9am – 12 noon at Dickson Playing Fields. This course is aimed at beginner coaches of players up to 10 years of age. It is designed to give a basic understanding of the role of a coach and to provide practical ideas for training sessions. The course is free, is only three hours and participants receive an FFA Certificate. If you are interested in attending then

Coaches and Managers’ Meetings

All Majura Coaches and Managers are invited to attend their age group meetings on the dates and times listed below. At the meeting you will be able to meet some of the Majura Committee including your age group coordinator, go through the Coaches and Managers' Handbook, get some coaching information, collect training kits, collect playing shirts, book training fields and ask questions. Date Time Session Tuesday April 9 6-7pm Under 8 Open (Ann Northcote) 7-8pm Under 9 Open (Rob Janssens) and 8/9 Girls (Rachael Coghlan) Wednesday April 10 6-7pm Under 10 Open (Amy Seath) and 10 Girls (Selina Mitchell) 7-8pm Under 11 Open (Jodie Snelling) and 11 Girls (Richard Baker) Thursday 11 April 6-7pm Under 12 Open (Ming Yung) and 12 Girls (Linda Shillington) 7-8pm Under 13 – 18 Open and Girls Tuesday April 30 6-7pm Under 7 Open (Lyn De Klerk ) and 6/7 Girls (Kim

Under 17 Girls – Training

Due to ground availability and closures training for under 17 girls will now start on Wednesday April 3 at Dickson Playing Fields from 4.30 – 6.00pm. If you are interested in playing again or know someone who is then please come along. You need to be registered to train and play. Please email Jo Smith if you have any