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The North Adelaide Football Club Youth Development area is instrumental in teaching children from the age of 5 through to 19 the skills of football. The team consists of Neil Sanders, Football Development Manager, supported by Jason Rivett, the SANFL Metropolitan Development Coordinator and Craig Oliphant, Country Development Coordinator
Click on the link below to Download the 2018 Country Information Booklet
Click on the link below to Download the 2018 Metropolitan Information Booklet
METROPOLITAN INFO BOOKLET 2018
2018 Coaches & Staff
Under 18's Coach - Craig Brooks
Assistant Coach - Scott Bamford
Assistant Coach - Corey Drew
Assistant Coach - Jason Rivett
Team Manager - Peter South / Karl Christ
Under 16's Coach - Jeff Sochacki
Assistant Coach - Daniel Uglesic
Assistant Coach - Brenton Haynes
Assistant Coach - Jason Rivett
Team Manager -
U16 & U18 Trainers:
Physio - Chloe Parslow
Head Trainer - Tayla Ling
Trainer - Lisa McMurtrie
Trainer - Chloe Smith
Strength & Conditioning Coach - Matt D’aloia & Shimon Baraka
Under 15 Coach - Jason Rivett
Under 14 Coach - Mitchell Clisby
Under 13 Coach - Brenton Phillips
Port Augusta Squad Coach - Robert Laube, Corey McKenzie
Port Pirie Squad Coach - Richard Cable
Northern Areas Squad Coach - Marty Keller & Joel Head
Whyalla Squad Coach - Jarrod Starkey
NAFC Under 17 Country Youth Coach - Robert Laube & Robert Ashton
NAFC Under 15 Country Coach - -Marty Keller & Richard Cable
Canteen Manager - Pauline Bowen
Auskick Manager - Damian Emery
Mini League Manager -Tayla Batty
Boys and girls up to 8 years of age, have you ever wanted to learn how to play the game of football? If so, then Auskick is for you. Auskick is the perfect introduction to the great game of Australian Football. The program is based on a weekly coaching program that focuses on teaching the skills and the basics of the game through appropriately modified activities and rules.
The emphasis is on providing a fun and safe environment for both kids and parents. The skills learnt at Auskick are a valuable introduction to ultimately playing the game at clubs and schools. Auskick is a 9 week program, with many centres located around the North Adelaide Football Club zone. In addition you will also receive a benefits pack, packed full of goodies, with your very own football, to continue practicing all the skills learnt in Auskick.
Contact Jason Rivett on 0405 455 585 for start times and Coordinators details, or if you wish to start a centre at your school / club. To register online visit www.aflauskick.com.au
Mini League consists of two teams within the NAFC promotional zone playing against each other at half time of the league game at Prospect Oval, and is for year 6/7 students. Schools and clubs are rostered from year to year in order to facilitate the large numbers within the zone. We try to accommodate everyone, but with 10 home games a year it can sometimes be quite difficult. If you would like to participate ask your P.E. teacher to contact the club. The Mini League Manager is Phil Picone.
2015 Schools participating in the program: Walkerville FC, Nailsworth (all girls), Klemzig (all girls) Rosary (all girls) Wandana, Blackfriars, Ingle Farm FC, Nailsworth, Port Augusta, Port Pirie, Northern Areas, Whyalla, Northfield.
5 spots remain if you are interested….
Little League - 5 schools/clubs per year with students from year 6/7 get the chance to play at half time of an AFL game. This is done on a rotational basis with our Country Zone.
Students in Year 2/3, 4/5, & 6/7 have the opportunity to participate in a modified rules school competition. This competition is focused on promoting enjoyment and fair play, as well as learning and skill development, but importantly it is all about having fun, and getting a kick. Schools in the North Adelaide Metropolitan zone are encouraged to participate in this competition that takes place on a Saturday morning. Schools can combine to make one team.
If your school wishes to be part of this competition please contact Jason Rivett (NAFC D.O) on 0405 455 585.
North Adelaide Football Club will operate an elite development school which will complement our existing squad program. Over the years the most frustrating aspect of our great game is the lack of individual coaching at an appropriate age. In most other sports, the ratio of coach to player is much lower than the typical Australian Football Model. In addition we shall provide practical coaching sessions to better equip aspiring coaches who have passed their mandatory qualification as required by the SANFL. Finally, we shall provide Club Administration consultancy to assist Community Football Clubs in terms of modelling and structures. Grassroots football must be afforded every opportunity to thrive.
Register for 2018 Footy School
Download Registration Form here