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Seeking Senior Coach for MSFC

Maribyrnong Swifts Football Club (MSFC) is seeking a volunteer Senior Coach for its 2016 season.

The Senior Coach will have accountability for the direction and development of players within the team they are responsible for, as well as partnering with other coaches within MSFC. The Senior Coach will work together with the other coaches and Coaching Coordinator to ensure a consistent playing philosophy and will ensure play is aligned to the FFA curriculum. The Senior Coach will create a sustainable approach to coaching that fosters player development, and encourages a competitive and respectful player ethos. MSFC senior teams include one Division 3 and two Division 4 teams.

To apply, please refer to the Senior Coach Position Description MSFC January 2016 and submit a brief resume including any relevant experience, training and interests to maribyrnongswiftsfc@gmail.com by 5pm on 1 February 2016.

 

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Seniors Pre-Seaon Training Starts on Tuesday 5 January 2016

Happy New Year everyone.

Seniors pre-season training for 2016 starts on Tuesday 5 January from 7pm-9pm at Johnson Reserve. RSVP at https://www.facebook.com/events/755972227869028/

An official open day will be held on Saturday 6 February from 11am. RSVP at https://www.facebook.com/events/1490961547879256/

From early February, training will occur every Tuesday and Thursday from 7pm-9pm. Coaches prefer that players make both training sessions each week; however, this can be negotiated if you have other important commitments.

Juniors training will begin in late January/early February. We’ll update the website once the date has been finalised.

Swifts Players in Maribyrnong Council’s She’s Game Video

Players Nasya and Jennii (who recently became a mum to a baby girl) were interviewed in Maribyrnong City Council’s video She’s Game, a project that seeks to increase female participation and inclusion within local sporting clubs. The video explores the reasons why women and girls participate in sport, the barriers many women and girls face in trying to participate in sport, and what clubs can do to overcome these barriers.

Fundraising screening of Trainwreck at the Sun Theatre on Friday 21 August

Join MSFC for a screening of the hilarious new Amy Schumer comedy Trainwreck at the Sun TrainwreckTheatre in Yarraville on Friday 21 August at 7pm.

The film screening is a fundraising and social event wrapped into one. Tickets cost $22 with $10 going towards the running of the club, keeping our membership fees at an affordable rate.

MSFC would love to see players, parents of juniors, friends and family there on the night. To RSVP, please email anna.strempel@gmail.com by Friday 14 August and let her know how many tickets you’ll need. Tickets can be purchased at the Sun Theatre on the night.

The film has a MA15+ rating, featuring strong sex scenes, sexual references and coarse language.

AGM and election of new committee on Tuesday 18 August from 7pm

MSFC is holding its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Tuesday 18 August from 7pm at the clubroom.

The meeting will run for an hour and will include updates on the activities of the past 12 months as well as an election for committee members for 2015/16.

MSFC will be seeking nominations for the following committee positions: President, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary, Director of Coaching, Communication Coordinator, Community Liaison Officer, Juniors Coordinator, Sponsorship Coordinator, Fundraising Coordinator and Membership Coordinator. Position descriptions for each role are listed in the attached document.

MSFC Committee Roles 2015-2016

Committee members play a vital role in the operation of the club and its future development. All positions on the committee are volunteer roles. Volunteers are a critical resource for the club and the committee will endeavour to support and encourage anyone who can contribute their time and energy to our club.

All committee members who are elected are expected to conduct themselves respectfully, ethically, and cooperatively. They are expected to be committed to the goals and vision of the Maribyrnong Swifts. While all positions have specific roles it is expected that committee members support each other, share ideas and experiences, and help other committee members when needed.

In order to nominate yourself for a role, you need to have an annual MSFC membership. Players automatically have a membership through their registration fees but non-players (i.e. parents of junior players) are able to pay $30 to become a member, payable on the night of the AGM.

For more information, please email the current committee at maribyrnongswiftsfc@gmail.com

Round 6 Fixtures

This Sunday at Johnson Reserve, our juniors play Darebin Falcons from 10am.

State 3 West plays Yarraville FC from 11am followed by State 4 West against St Albans from 1.15pm.

State 4 North plays Meadow Park SC at Gladstone Park Reserve from 1pm.

There will be a sausage sizzle at Johnson Reserve this week, so come down to support and grab a snag or two.