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COACHING VACANCY - RESERVES ASSISTANT COACH

Friday, December 8, 2017 - 1:54 PM

The West Perth Football Club is currently seeking Assistant Coaches for the to work with the Falcons' Reserves team for the 2018 WAFL season.

As an Assistant Coach you will be responsible for developing senior listed players for the West Perth Football Club with the aim of supporting these players to achieve their potential and ready them for league football.

During the week you would be required to attend a minimum of one training session where you will assist in the planning and implementation of training drills, providing feedback to drive player improvement and communicating across the group on all training matters.

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OSCAR ALLEN THE LATEST FALCON TO ENTER AFL SYSTEM

Friday, December 8, 2017 - 8:39 AM - by Chris Pike

WEST Perth once again had 10 players in the AFL system in 2017 and now Oscar Allen will be another in 2018 having been selected by the West Coast Eagles.

Allen was taken by West Coast with selection No. 21 at the NAB AFL Draft on the back of his stellar 2017 that included him winning the Larke Medal from WA's State 18s campaign where he captained the team along with playing colts, reserves and league football back at West Perth.

The exciting young forward will now begin his time as an AFL footballer with the Eagles from 2018 and beyond.

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VOLUNTEER TRAINERS REQUIRED FOR AN IMMEDIATE START

Friday, December 1, 2017 - 5:08 PM

VOLUNTEER TRAINERS REQUIRED FOR AN IMMEDIATE START

We are in urgent need of help at training on Monday and Thursday nights from 4.30pm.

The club is looking for suitably qualified volunteers who would be interested in helping with strapping and massage.

Qualifications:

At a minimum, hold a Level 1 Sports Trainer qualification.

Hold a current First Aid. 

If you are interested and are available for one or both nights, please email your expression of interest to steve@falconsfc.com.au  or please contact Steve on 0402168005

WEST PERTH FOOTBALL CLUB AGM - CHANGE OF VENUE

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - 3:29 PM

Change of venue

Exciting news!  the AGM will now be held in our new club rooms at HBF Arena Joondalup.

2017 Financial members are advised that the West Perth Football Club Annual General Meeting is to be held on Tuesday 12th December 2017 commencing at 6.30pm.

WEST PERTH FOOTBALL CLUB COACHING VACANCIES – FEMALE FOOTBALL

Saturday, November 25, 2017 - 1:44 PM
THE West Perth Football Club is currently seeking expressions of interests for positions as League Head Coach, Reserves Head Coach and Youth Girls Head Coach for our female football sides in 2018.
 
The West Perth Football Club (WPFC) prides itself on the development and promotion of young footballers and a continued focus on personal development both on and off the field.
 
The Club is currently seeking expressions of interest from suitably qualified applicants for the above positions.
As the League Head Coach, you will be responsible for overseeing the clubs senior program during the week and on match days. You will be required to work closely with all staff and coaches within the women’s football program to ensure a quality program is developed and delivered. 
 
Feedback and direct communication with players is critical to succeeding in this role. Your ability to build a solid working relationship with the Female Football Coordinator and General Manager Football Operations will be imperative to building a strong culture within the women’s programs.
 
Your knowledge of the female football pathway and assisting players to reach their potential will be key indicator of your success.
 
As the Reserves Head Coach, you will be responsible for overseeing the clubs Reserves side during the week and on matchdays. You will be required to work closely with the clubs Head Coach (Female) and other coaches within the women’s football program.
 
Feedback and direct communication with players is critical to succeeding in this role. You will also be encouraged to continue to develop all aspects of your coaching in a supportive, developing environment
 
As the Rodgers Cup Head Coach, you will be responsible for overseeing the clubs Under 18’s female program during the week and on match days.
 
You will be required to work closely with the coaches within the senior female football programs. Feedback and direct communication with players is critical to succeeding in this role. You will also be encouraged to continue to develop all aspects of your coaching in a supportive, developing environment
 
Suitable applicants must possess:
Highly effective communication skills.
Ability to lead and influence.
Understand talented athlete identification.
Demonstrate structured and sequential planning within a football season.
Strong knowledge of coaching techniques and strategies.
Understanding of skill development learning strategies.
Understanding of the Female Talent Pathway
Minimum Level 1 Coach Accreditation (working toward a Level 2)
 
If you are interested in becoming a Head Coach within the female talent pathway at the West Perth Football Club, please email your resume outlining your experience, key attributes and coaching philosophy to the club.
 
Expressions of interest are to be submitted no later than 5.00pm Monday 4 December to Steve Trewhella, General Manager Football Operations at steve@falconsfc.com.au
 
All applicants will be kept strictly confidential however; referees may be contacted should you be successful in obtaining an interview.
 
For any further information, please contact Steve Trewhella, General Manager of Football Operations, during office hours on 08 9300 3611

HEARTBEAT - ISSUE 3

Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 3:07 PM

THE third issue of 'Heartbeat' has been released with the official newsletter of the Past Players and Officials of the West Perth Football Club providing plenty of great content and information.

The latest issue of the newsletter includes the following:

My First Game - Ross Prunster remembers 1973

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COLTS PRE-SEASON SQUAD ANNOUNCEMENT

Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 2:53 PM
THE West Perth Football Club has announced its initial training squad for the 2018 Colts Pre-Season. 
 
All selected players have been notified in writing.
 
Players listed MUST fill out the online form by following the below link if they wish to accept the offer and participate in pre-season training with the colts team ahead of the 2018 season.
 
 
The form must be completed and submitted by MONDAY NOVEMBER 27.
 
The squad is made up of 39 17-year-olds, 55 18-year-olds and 24 19-year-olds. Players still may be added to this squad.
 
Early 19 Year Olds
Eamon GILBERT (Hillarys)
Tex MORAN (Hillarys)
Zak MOLA (Heathridge)
 
Late 19 Year Olds
Alec JOHNSON (Woodvale)
Noah CLUNE (Beldon)
Corey KIRK (Merriwa)
Joshua MARLEE (Mullaloo)
Daniel CRUICKSHANKS (Tapping)
Jamie DOWEN (Merriwa)
Jack QUAYLE (Hillarys)
Hamish CULBERT (Quinns)
Jamie ALBURY (Padbury)
Graham RICHARDS (Wanneroo)
Layton BROWNE (Yanchep)
Lucas REVELL (Currambine)
Jack STEVENS (Wanneroo)
Jayden TEDESCO (Mariginiup)
Nathan MURRAY (Craigie)
Jay GILL (Narembeen)
Nicholas CARTER (Kingsley)
Bailey CHALMERS (Wanneroo)
Clayton AUSTIN (Clarkson)
Jack BURKE (Quinns Rocks)
Brayden TEMPLETON (Heathridge)
Jaxon LOMBARDINI (Lesmurdie)
 
18 Year Olds
Declan KIDD (Clarkson)
Brody KENNEY (Ocean Reef)
Zane PERSICHITTI (Hillarys)
Jethro DUFFY (Muntadgin)
Filimone MUAVOU (Wanneroo)
Byron BANFIELD (Connolly)
Chad MINCHIN (Butler)
Ryan GREAVES (Koorda)
Kieran FITZGERALD (Currambine)
Noah O'KEEFFE (Butler)
Jarni PEDULLA (Heathridge)
Jarrod MULLUMBY (Singara)
Brad MONAGHAN (Kallaroo)
Devin BOURBEAU (Woodvale)
Nicholas PEZZOTTA (Singara)
James BENSTEAD (Hillarys)
Ollie SMITH (Beldon)
Noah ZAMPOGNA (Connolly)
Tom MENAGLIO (Inglewood)
Trystan RAVESE (Yanchep)
Hayden TUNNIS (Kallaroo)
Zak PATTERSON (Joondalup)
Jayson GARLAND (Heathridge)
Baden KENNEDY (Narembeen) 18
Lachlan SCURRIA (Hillarys)
Marcus FERGUSON (Tapping)
Treak NANNUP (Kinross)
Callum TAYLOR (Merredin)
Aravinda COHEN (Banksia Grove)
Chris ALLARDYCE (Quinns Rocks)
Thomas MEDHAT (Hillarys)
Mitchell CREER (Woodvale)
Will LUTULA (Ballajura)
Ewan BRAZIER (Butler)
Riley BARTLE (Padbury)
Toby SPENCER (Hillarys)
Daniel ROWE (Beldon)
Lachlan HEAL (Kinross)
Thomas O'DONNELL (Mullaloo)
Lachlan BONOLO (Beldon)
Kade TORRANCE (Woodvale)
Connor CHADWICK (Heathridge)
Curran LIPSCOMBE (Quinns Rocks)
Dau AWAN (Butler)
Mackenzie BROWN (Hyden)
Steven ROWLANDS (Padbury)
Koopah TODD (Banksia Grove)
Hudson ONN (Wyalkatchem)
Tom BUCHANAN (Butler)
Jai DAVIS (Butler)
Jack DIXON (Merredin)
Raleigh PELKONEN (Banksia Grove)
Jack KERMODE (Woodvale)
Ryan MCCABE (Wanneroo)
Rhys BOSTOCK (Jindalee)
 
17 Year Olds
Keegan FINN (Connolly)
Tyron HINDMARSH (Yanchep)
Ryan HUDSON (Kalannie)
Kyle HARMS (Kalannie)
Liam MARTIN (Connolly)
Adam GERRITSEN (Tapping)
Ryan TEEUWISSEN (Joondalup)
Jay CUTLER (Padbury)
Ben JOHNSON (Hillarys)
Travis VICKERS (Heathridge)
Henry RYAN (Hillarys)
Tavis POOL (Kondinin)
Anthony DONOVAN (Butler)
Joshua MERRETT (Butler)
Joshua WATKINS (Carramar)
Harm BASTICK (Yanchep)
Taylor ASHWORTH (Kinross)
Jeremy CROUCH (Quinns Rocks)
Nazifi MUHAMMAD NOH (Beldon)
Cooper CREEK (Nungarin)
Craig FARMER (Merredin)
Jaxon PRIOR (Hillarys)
Kallum ERIKSON (Mindarie)
Chris PAPPODOPALOUS (Wanneroo)
Aaron HOGGAN (Tapping)
Jackson LAKE (Kallaroo)
Blake DAVIES (Currambine)
Brady ALVARO (Merredin)
Tom PROSSER (Hillarys)
Taj TEDDER (Mullaloo)
Simon HOMSANY (West Perth)
Lachlan REWELL (Craigie)
Whyatt SIAKIA (Butler)
Jesse TURCATO (Banksia Grove)
Ryan HOSKING (Tapping)
Regan JACKSON (Carramar)
Connor HINCHLIFFE (Heathridge)
Callum JOHNSON (Woodvale)
Mathew O'BRIEN (Quinns Rocks)

FALCONS GREAT RETURNS AS GENERAL MANAGER, FOOTBALL OPERATIONS

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 9:37 AM - by Chris Pike

THE West Perth Football Club is delighted to announce to return of a Falcons great to help usher in the new era at HBF Arena with the appointment of Steve Trewhella to the role of General Manager, Football Operations.

Trewhella is a West Perth legend having played 174 games between 1994 and 2003 with his last game being the triumphant 2003 grand final victory over Subiaco. He also became a premiership skipper on that famous afternoon at Subiaco Oval.

During that 10-year stint as a Falcons player, Trewhella became a triple premiership player having been there for the 1995, 1999 and 2003 flags. He is also a three-time Breckler Medallist having claimed the Falcons' fairest and best award in 1996, 1997 and 2000.

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FALCONS MEMBERSHIPS FOR 2018 NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE

Friday, November 10, 2017 - 1:44 AM

OUR members are the backbone of our great club and we encourage you to renew your membership now!

Welcome to the new West Perth Football Club Membership portal. Click here to go straight through to the membership website where you will find all the details you need to renew or sign up for a membership to join the Falcons at our brand new redeveloped home at HBF Arena in 2018.

This is a one-stop shop for purchasing both your 2018 Memberships and for the Online Team Store, with just one account.

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POSITION VACANT - SENIOR ASSISTANT COACH 2018

Monday, November 6, 2017 - 8:38 PM

THE West Perth Football Club is currently accepting applications for the role of Senior Assistant Coach at the Falcons for the 2018 WAFL season.

The West Perth Football Club prides itself on the development and promotion of young footballers and a continued focus on personal development both on and off the field.

The West Perth Football Club is currently seeking expressions of interest from suitably qualified applicants for the above position.

As a Senior Assistant within the West Perth Football Club, you will be responsible for the continued development of our senior footballers and acting as a line coach within our league side.

You will be required to work closely with Club’s Head Coach (Bill Monaghan) and other assistants within the senior program. You will also be encouraged to continue to develop all aspects of your coaching in a supportive, developing environment.

Suitable applicants will possess:

  • Effective communication skills
  • An ability to lead, motivate and influence
  • An understanding of talented athlete identification
  • The ability to develop individual players within a team environment
  • A strong knowledge of coaching techniques and strategies
  • An understanding of skill development learning strategies
  • Proven experience working within the WAFL/WAAFL or other Australian state leagues
  • A current Level 2 Coach Accreditation (or working towards

If you are interested in becoming a Senior Assistant Coach at the West Perth Football Club, please email your resume outlining your experience, key attributes and coaching philosophy to the club.

Expressions of interest are to be submitted no later than Monday 13th November to ward@falconsfc.com.au

All applicants will be kept strictly confidential however referees may be contacted should you be successful in obtaining an interview. A competitive rewards package will be negotiated with the successful applicant.

For any further information, please contact Ward Harris, Football Operations Manager, during office hours on 08 9300 3611.