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Welcome to Lindfield Football Club 2009 A quick guide for members, managers, and coaches for the season 2009.
Contents Introduction for 2009 Important dates (part 1 and 2) Important changes and news Being a Team Manager and Team Coach Training grounds and ground closure guide Equipment Our clubhouse – West Lindfield Sports and Rec Club (WLSRC)
Introduction for 2009 Dear LFC member, Welcome back to another season with Lindfield Football Club. This guide aims to give you an overview of what has changed and what to expect in 2009. We hope this will help everyone, especially managers and coaches, to understand their role and enjoy their time in these rewarding and important positions.
Important Dates Part 1 The LFC events calendar can be found on the right hand side of the LFC website. Below are some important dates. Online registration is possible from the end of January 2009. On the LFC website please go to ‘Players & Registration’ – ‘Registration’ – ‘Online Registration’ Registration Day is on Sat. 07.02.09 at WLSRC (West Lindfield Sports and Rec Club), 8am -3pm. U6s and U7s orientation session on the Mon 16.02.09 at WLSRC, 7.30 – 8.30pm A Must for new parents. Coaches and Managers meeting with AGM will be held on Monday 16.03.09 at WLSRC Grading dates and venues are listed on the events calendar but are subject to availability. Please check one week prior to the event! After grading but prior to the start of the season trial games will be organized. Normally held on Sundays, timing and venue will be communicated via the website and email.
Important Dates Part 2 Super Skills for boys AND girls start on Friday 20.03.09. Registration is necessary and costs $10 dollars for 6 sessions. Registration forms and more info will be posted on the LFC website. 1 st games of the season commence on the weekend 04.04.09 (for mixed age groups and boys) and 05.04.09 (for girls). For the draw please refer to the KDSA website www.kdsa.asn.auwww.kdsa.asn.au No Junior mixed and SSG games on the weekend 18.04.09 – 19.04.09. There will be games on Saturday Anzac Day 25.04.09. No Junior mixed and SSG games on the weekend 18.07.09 – 19.07.09. LFC Photo Day at WLSRC. Dates to be advised! Gala Day (=‘End of season’) will be held on the weekend 29.08.09 and 30.08.09.
Important changes and news LFC has a new website. Please check regularly! SSG’s. In 2009 Small Sided Games will be introduced from U6s to U11s (for mixed comp). For the girls from U8s - U10s. For more SSG’s info please refer to the LFC website. U6s and U7s Orientation Session will be held before grading on the 16.02.09 (= special introduction for new parents to the club, rules, comp, BBQ roster at Regimental Oval etc.). Playing with friends. Please refer on the LFC website to ‘Club’ – ‘Club Policies’ – ‘Playing with friends’. Grading procedure. Grading is compulsory and club policy! Please refer on the LFC website to ‘Club’ – ‘Club Policies’ – ‘Grading and Selection’. REMINDER: Please adhere to the communication hierarchy Parents/player → Team manager → Age coordinator
Being a Team Manager and Team Coach LFC Coaches and Managers meeting will be held on 16.03.08 at WLSRC. Must attend event! In 2008 LFC incurred $4000 dollars worth of fines as a result of incorrect or late delivered match cards. → Please go to the LFC website and there to ‘Managers & Coaches’ – ‘Manager or Coaches’ – ‘Match card procedure’. Read and follow instructions. Match cards will be delivered with the team kit bag. A rough guide for managers and coaches duties is to be found on the LFC website under ‘Managers & Coaches’. Managers have special access to the LFC website. Please advise the club by email that you are the manager of a team. The club will send you a password which enables you access to your team database (e.g. email addresses and phone numbers). All team managers email addresses will be published on the LFC website under ‘Contacts’ unless you advise us to withhold publication.
Being a Team Coach LFC has a coaching philosophy which is to be found and read under ‘Manager & Coaches’ – ‘Coaches’ – ‘LFC Coaching Philosophy’. Our philosophy should give you a guideline on how to approach your coaching with LFC. To help you to develop your coaching skills ‘Coach the coaches’ session are free and will be held on 18.03.09 (tbc) ‘Coach the Div1 coaches’ session will be held on 25.03.09 (tbc) LFC emphasises to: - keep the ball on the ground and work on ball skills!
Training grounds and ground closure guide Please refer to the LFC scroll down menu ‘Matches & Training’ – ‘Training Allocations’. The team manager or coach must request a training time by email to email@example.com@lfc.asn.au Grounds for training will be available after cricket season Ground closures will be communicated via the LFC website ‘Weather Status’ on the right hand side of the LFC website. Updated by 2pm at the latest during the week. A ground closure guide is to be found on the LFC website ‘Matches & Training’ – ‘Ground Closure Guide’.
Equipment Equipment team bags will be given out before the start of the season or trial games. These include playing jerseys, 1 match and 3 training balls, 1 st aid kit, cones, match cards, bibs and a whistle etc. →All these items have to be returned at the end of the season Every active LFC member has to purchase LFC shorts and white socks. Available to be purchased from the WLSRC on registration day or special opening hours (dates tba, please check the website).
Our clubhouse – West Lindfield Sports and Rec Club LFC is the only Football Club in the KDSA district with a proper clubhouse. It is located in Lindfield, 76 A Highfield Road. Enjoy the bar, table tennis, BBQ and big screen (Setanta Sports). For opening hours please refer to the LFC website (every Saturday and Sunday after the all age games).
Enjoy your 2009 season with We welcome feedback firstname.lastname@example.org