Welcome to Season 2019

Hello Majura Football Family,

It’s been a busy few weeks at Majura FC. To start I would like to thank everyone who came to the AGM and who put their hand up to volunteer and help make our club the best in town. We welcomed new people and had some people move into new roles within our committee. To all committee members and age group coordinators, thank you and I look forward to working with you this season. If you are thinking about volunteering it’s not too late, we still have a number of roles to fill including the Equipment Officer as David Horner has stepped into the Vice President role.

I am starting out in my first season as President of Majura FC. I want to acknowledge the hard work Peter Docherty put in as President for the past three seasons. Peter was committed to the continuous improvement of our club and he worked diligently week in and week out to ensure that players, family members and friends had a good experience at Majura FC. Thank you, Peter, you left some big shoes to fill.

I also want to thank Rainer Reuss for his work as Vice President for the past several seasons. Rainer is moving to a new role as the club’s Coach Coordinator so look out for him on the pitch and please take advantage of his football knowledge. Thanks to all players who came to trial, I hope you enjoyed your experience even though we had some wild weather at times!

There are a couple of upcoming dates to keep in mind including our annual equipment working bee. Please come along and help assemble training kits, even if you can just come for 30 minutes, every little bit helps. Coaches and managers meetings are coming up and a Miniroos coaching course. Some dates/times have changed but all the details are in this newsletter so read on.

I just love this time of the year. It is a time of possibility as we get ready for another season of football. I look forward to seeing you out there!

Kurt Petrunia
President, Majura FC

Majura Equipment Working Bee

We need some help assembling the training kits for nearly 100 teams next Saturday. Jobs include pumping up balls, counting cones, counting bibs and putting them all in ball bags. If you can spare an hour then please let us know by contacting Allison or Jo.

Majura Equipment Working Bee
Majura Clubhouse, 170 Antill St Dickson
Saturday 30 March
9am – 12 noon

Coaches and Managers Meetings

The new dates and times for the 2019 Coaches and Managers meetings are:

Saturday March 30 2pm U10-U18
Saturday April 6 2pm U7-U9
At Majura Clubhouse

A coach and/or manager from every team should attend. Training gear and playing shirts can be collected at the meeting.


Miniroos Coaching Certificate

Capital Football will be running a Miniroos Coaching Certificate at Dickson Playing Fields on Saturday April 6 9.00am – 12 noon. The course is free and 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. 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. Come ready to participate in training games. You can find out more information about coaching courses and registering for courses here

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