Each Sunraysia Academy of Sport partner sport provides sport specific practical training opportunities for their athletes. These sessions are of an elite standard and will most often be conducted by a specialist coach at either State or National level? The format for each sport‚Äôs practical program will be developed to service the needs of the athletes and compliment the training and competition loads.
The Sunraysia Academy of Sport Football (Soccer) Program is recognised by Football Federation Sunraysia Inc and receives funding through them to assist with the delivery of the program. Football has always been a hugely popular sport in Sunraysia with local juniors regularly playing in local competition, 2011 was the Inaugural year for the Football Program.¬†¬†In 2012 & 2013¬†the program¬† included a squad in Swan Hill as well.
4.1¬†¬†Athletes must be of the following age groups as at the start of the Programs:
Males and females aged between Nine and 16 years of age.
Head Football (Soccer) Coach & Technical Director:
Lukas Pedder – AFC-C licence, NPLV Coach, 10 years coaching experience overseas including Germany and Spain, played professionally in Germany and Spain
- Trials – Wednesday 19th September 2018 at Soccer Park
- Training – The Football program¬†is based at Mildura‚Äôs Aerodrome Ovals (Soccer Park), Flora Avenue from Wednesday 10 October 2018 to 12 December 2018, 6-7 pm..
Football (Soccer) Sport’s Liaison Officer:
Susan Watts: firstname.lastname@example.org
Strength & Conditioning Head Coach:
Held at Chaffey Secondary College Gym