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2019 Volunteer of the Year Award

Monday, May 20, 2019 - 2:15 PM

The West Australian Football Commission and the AFL value the contribution that volunteers make to the game of Australian Football. To recognise the efforts of volunteers the WAFC are presenting awards in eight categories;

The WAFC is calling for nominations for the following award categories.

Optus WA Football Volunteer of the Year

NAB AFL Auskick Volunteer

AFL Diversity Ambassador

AFL Primary School Ambassador

AFL Secondary School Ambassador

AFL All Abilities Volunteer

Go For 2&5 AFL Read More [+]

Coaching Corner Update

Friday, May 17, 2019 - 11:53 AM

What a magnificent start to the Junior footy we have had. Coaches are as a whole, really starting to embrace the player centred model and working towards a better learning and participation environment for all of our players involved.

The weekend just past was a great tribute to our umpires, for without them and their great contributions we wouldn’t be able to play. At one of our junior games we also saw a coach show Read More [+]

Footy Fundamentals - We're Back For Term 2

Thursday, May 9, 2019 - 1:43 PM

Our popular Footy Fundamentals program is off to a flying start for Term 2!

Footy Fundamentals is a carefully planned and structured AFL program, which encourages your active two – five year old to develop their fundamental movement skills in a fun and safe environment, incorporating AFL Football, using multi-sport equipment.

Each week, children will focus on one or a set of movement skills, and play fun team-work based games.

Our Term 2 program includes Read More [+]

Thank and Respect The Umpire Round

Wednesday, May 8, 2019 - 10:24 AM

In response to the incident involving a Junior Umpire last weekend, the WAFC is promoting ‘Thank & Respect the Umpire Round’ this weekend.
We are requesting that all coaches address their playing group pre-game and explain that they will be thanking and respecting the umpires for the integral role that they play in our game.

Please ensure that you acknowledge the umpire and shake their hand in front of your players and spectators Read More [+]

Don't Steal Our Kids Reps

Thursday, May 2, 2019 - 10:38 AM

The WAFC and Subiaco District are always on the look out for new and exciting research or articles to help us grow the best possbile experience for our kids. Our staff are always busy researching how to help educate Coaches, Parents and Volunteers to help them best serve thier young athletes in Junior Footy. Below is an article written by John O'Sulivan from the Changing the Game Project. John has spent considereable time researching and Read More [+]

The School Holiday Clinic Returns!

Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 4:41 PM

It's that time of the year again!  The AFL season is underway, Term 1 is coming to a close and the school holidays are fast approaching. 

The Subiaco Lions School Holiday Clinic will take place  on Wednesday, 17th April, in partnership with the Subiaco and Claremont Football Clubs. The clinic is open to boys and girls of any skill level. Our coaches place an emphasis on maximising fun and skill development, so bring your friends along and get Read More [+]

The Kia Club Hub Has Arrived!

Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 4:32 PM

Ahead of the 2019 season, the West Australian Football Commission are excited to introduce Kia Club Hub, a new one-stop-shop for all your Community Football resources.
Kia Club Hub will provide umpires, club and team officials, volunteers, coaches, parents and players with quick and easy access to various documents such as competition rules, policies, rules and regulations, as well as other helpful articles and information.
Users are able to select their league, role Read More [+]

2019 Coach Education Sessions Are Now LIVE!

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 - 5:00 PM

Coaching Educations session for 2019 are now LIVE. For coaches to access the online registration form, they will be required to log into their account and follow the below steps:

  1. Log into profile
  2. Scroll to the bottom of the page to the map of Australia.
  3. Click the picture of the ‘WA’
  4. Scroll down the page to see “WA Metro North Region Workshops”
  5. Find a workshop that suits your schedule
  6. Select workshop and click Read More [+]

Register today for the Year 3 Parent Umpire Program!

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 12:26 PM

The Parent Umpire Program launched in 2008, where parents were handed the responsibility of umpiring matches in the nine and ten age groups. The introduction of this program was not derived from a shortage of junior umpires but from game environment concerns in modified football. A proposal was put to the WA Football to train parents to umpire in these age groups with clubs recruiting parent volunteers to take on the responsibility (as they would Read More [+]

Fremantle Dockers - Next Gen Academy

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 10:58 AM

The Next Gen Academy initiative is aimed at girls aged from 13 to 14 years of age and will focus on fundamental football skills and game knowledge development.

The program will be delivered by Fremantle Dockers AFL Womens player Dana Hooker along with NGA coaches.

WHEN - North Hub Wednesday 6, 13, 20 and 27 March

WHERE - McDonald Park, Padbury

TIME - 4pm to 5pm

WHO - Females aged 13 and 14