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Specialised Football Program

Specialised Football Program

APPLICATION FORM 

St Norbert College has introduced a Specialised Football Program in 2022.

Designed to provide an additional opportunity for our student body to stride for excellence, the program aims to develop physical skills, fitness, teamwork and knowledge of sport officiating and coaching while enhancing the .

Students enrolled in the football program will compete in various soccer competitions such as Associated and Catholic College (ACC) and School Sport WA (SSWA).

SELECTION CRITERIA

The Specialised Football  Program caters for St Norbert College students only. The College welcomes applications from currently enrolled St Norbert College students and students from other schools while supporting the rich educational program that St Norbert College is well known for.

Selection will be based on both academic performance and physical skill levels. Positive attitudes towards both aspects will be an important part of selection in the program. Reports will be required from the student’s current school and a reference from a club football coach.  The selection process will include scrutiny of references and school reports, participation in skill and fitness trials conducted at the College.

Successful applicants will be required to meet the following expectations:

  • Maintain an excellent attendance and behaviour record.
  • Display a positive attitude towards the College ethos.
  • Participate consistently and to the best of their ability throughout their involvement in the program.
  • Maintain a positive attitude towards their academic studies.
  • Participate in College sporting activities other than football.

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SCHOLARSHIPS

There are currently no scholarships being offered in 2022. Our scholarship criteria will be reviewed in the near future.

If you have any further questions please email the Specialised Football Program Co-ordinator, Mr Jacob Aquino at jaquino@norbert.wa.edu.au

HOW THE FOOTBALL PROGRAM WILL RUN

The elective will include the following for each year group:

Year 7: 

While there will be no Specialised Football elective for Year 7 Students, students in the program will have morning training sessions in Semester Two. Training sessions will be an introduction to the football philosophy of the College.

Year 8:

Students will select the Specialised Football subject as an elective in both Semester One and Two. Students will receive two hours of instruction per week during class time. Students will further develop their tactical and technical skills. The formation is introduced and analysed in both theory and practical settings. Students will also learn about injury prevention and partake in a Sports Taping Course run by Sports Medicine Australia.

Year 9:

Students will select the Specialised Football subject as an elective in both Semester One and Two. Students will receive two hours of instruction per week during class time. Tactical and technical skills will continue to be developed with strength and conditioning programs being introduced. Students participate in the Laws of the Game Certificate run by Football West. This Certificate assists students in the process of becoming a qualified referee.

Year 10:

Students will select the Specialised Football subject as an elective in both Semester One and Two. Students will receive two hours of instruction per week during class time. Development of students tactical and technical skills will continue with the introduction of analysing football problems.  Students will receive a Level 4 Referee qualification. This qualification allows the students to become a referee or linesman for Football West. Students will also partake in a statistical analysis theoretical unit.

SPECIALISED FOOTBALL PROGRAM STAFF

Specialised Football Program

Specialised Football Co-Ordinator Mr Jacob Aquino

Qualifications and experience

  • Sports Science and Football Degree
  • Skill Acquisition Phase Certificate
  • Game Training Certificate
  • Director of Coaching for Play 4 Life
  • 25 Years of playing experience
  • NPLWA/Premier Division
  • Division 1 State League Title
  • Division 1 U/18 State League Title
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