Presentation on theme: "Bristol Sonics Academy 2012 Season. Bristol Schools Coaching &Festival Other schools(outside of coaching programme) RU Clubs Junior Sections South EastWest."— Presentation transcript:
Bristol Schools Coaching &Festival Other schools(outside of coaching programme) RU Clubs Junior Sections South EastWest Filton Academy Cluster Clubs Sonics Junior Development Funnel Maximum participation/ exposure Maximum performance North West League run through mini-festival format & finals day 10 or 13-a-side format 4 teams at u14s/u16s Emphasis on fun and participation Schools festival April 2011 Promote plans with RU clubs Maximum publicity Attract volunteers to help run cluster clubs Players feed into Filton college academy teams post 16. Players also feed into Sonics open age sides
2012 objectives Consolidate success of 2011 by retaining 2 strongest teams and launching 2 new partnerships 4 teams at u14s/u16s Slightly shorter season (May/June) Number of tournaments to be agreed, with exact timings Use Leeds links to raise profile of junior game and tournaments Improve the skill level / fitness and ability of young rugby players
Timings… Need clubs bought in first quarter 2012 Coaches trained up first quarter 2012 (inc. CRB etc.)
Summary Proposed approach builds on success of last season. Maintaining volunteer commitment and momentum from last season is key. Key factors for success are: – Getting cluster clubs signed up to the concept; – Working with clubs and host venues to make the competition work; – Having enough coaches and referees willing to commit their time.
Training Dates Training Dates-Ex' St.Mary'sGame Dates-SundaysTounament Club 2nd May 9th may 16th May BlueU14s / U16s training 20th May - U 14sClub 1 23rd May RedU14s Tournament 27th may - U 16sClub 1 30th May BlackU16s Tournament 3rd June - U 14sClub 2 6th june 10th june - U 16sClub 2 13th June Club 1St.Mary's 17th june - U14sClub 3 20th june Club 2tbc 24th june - U 16sClub 3 27th June Club 3tbc 1st July - U 14sClub 4 4th July Club 4tbc 8th July - U 16sClub 4 St.Mary's-training Dates- All Tuesday's 1st May12th June3rd July 8th may19th June 15th may26th June 22nd May 29th May