This week Avalon SC had its first Community Coach Co-ordinator (CCC) Workshop for 2018. THANKYOU to the Coaches that attended  and Lyndal Carruthers – Avalon SC CCC. Hopefully you have received some great ideas and support to take back to your teams.

Details for the next two CCC Workshops (ALL coaches invited):

30Apr – Miniroos coaching accreditation with Chris Adams – Community Coach Development Manager MWFA, 6-9pm – Minifields, please register:

20-04-2018 10-15-19 AM

14May – coinciding with the Avalon Academy (player development) – Avalon SC coaches are invited to watch what the Academy coaches do to get some valuable tips to take back to your teams. Details:

Location: Careel Bay Minifields

4-4:45pm – U6/U7 – (based on FFA Curriculum – Discovery Phase)

4-5pm – U8/U9 – (based on FFA Curriculum – Discovery Phase)

5:15-6:15pm – U10/U11, (based on FFA Curriculum – Skill Acquisition Phase)

6:30-7:30pm – U12/U13, (based on FFA Curriculum – Skill Acquisition Phase)



The 2018 Avalon SC Academy back for the new season, and ready to build upon the success of last year’s sessions, all based on the FFA Curriculum.  The Academy is now open for registration with sessions taking place on Mondays 4 – 7:30 (times depending on age) from the 7th May to 25th June on the Careel Bay Minifields

There is a limited number of places available (but we also have a waitlist) so please use the links below to register. Please note that there is a cost for the Academy to cover expenses.
Avalon SC Academy U6 & U7

Avalon SC Academy U8 & U9

Avalon SC Academy U10 & U11

Avalon SC Academy U12 & U13



One of the most important topics for all of us at AVSC this season is CLUB BEHAVIOUR both on and off the field.  In a brand new initative we are launching our “Team Marshall” program in 2018.

Each AVSC team has received a HI-VIZ TEAM MARSHALL VEST in their Team Kitbag at the Manager’s Meetings. On a rotation basis on game day a parent/member/supporter from each AVSC team will wear a Team Marshall vest.  The ROLE of the person wearing the TEAM MARSHALL VEST should be to make the football environment a friendly, fun experience for all on the sidelines.


If a Avalon person/spectator steps out of line than it’s important to bring them back inline. This is where the Team Marshall can have a quiet word to the individual or individuals and remind them that they are at a community football match. Hopefully, the Hi Viz vest will deter any bad behaviour to escalate. Don’t try to be the police or a security guard just try to resolve the behaviour calmly.

Remember there is a Code of Conduct for Players, Coaches. Managers, Spectators that needs to be adhered to.

This info can be downloaded and distributed as well at Team Meetings. Plus we have a club MPIO (Member Protection Information Officer) in place just in case you need extra advise or support.

There will be zero tolerance for bad club behaviour this season and going forward.

Please remember.  This is a game. It’s to be enjoyed by all.  Let our kids be kids.


Let’s make sure we respect the game, the officials, our opponents and each other, and represent Avalon Soccer Club the right way.



Sad news for our community. Last weekend the Avalon SC lost another long term member. Andy Wiseman passed away in Bali.

The Wiseman Family has been heavily involved with the Avalon SC for many years with a lot of family members playing and assisting with committee duties.

There is a Dick Wiseman (Andy’s Dad) Memorial Trophy awarded each year to a member for Services to the Club.

Andy was a great bloke and he will be missed by many.


All of us here at the Avalon Soccer Club would like to send out our heartfelt condolences to his family and friends.

It will not be the same without Andy’s smiling face around the club.

There will be an memorial for Andy on Thursday at the Avalon Bowling Club at 3pm. All welcome.


After a heat interrupted Sunday last week, we’re hoping for a full day of action as Avalon and Pittwater host the traditional trial day this Sunday.  Here’s the full fixture list and if you have any questions please contact your Age Co-ordinator or the Team Manger.

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As usual the BBQ and Canteen will be open from first game and this will be your LAST CHANCE to get your gear for the season.  The Club Shop is up and running from 10am – 4pm.  Do not miss out!!

We are looking for volunteers for set up and the BBQ and Canteen, so if you can help let us know on



Ready for Kick Off!

Finally!  After a huge off season, season 2018 kicks off in earnest with our first trial day Sunday against Narrabeen.  82 of our teams from U6 upwards will take to the field for the first time this year across Boondah Reserve and Careel Bay.

Games kick off from 8.30am on Sunday with the full draw Here

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The BBQ and Canteen will be open at Careel from 8am, and the Club Shop is up and running for any last minute purchases.

The Careel Bay field map is Here.

We can’t wait to get everyone on the pitch and playing! Be sure to take loads of photos and send through to our club Facebook Page.

NSW Active Kids Rebate Scheme is open!

Use you NSW Active Kids Voucher for Avalon Soccer Club Registration


The NSW government’s Active Kids Scheme information is now active and parents can apply online via the
Parents will first need to create a “MYSERVICENSWACCOUT”  and you will need your medicare card with the details for the students you are applying for.
The active kids code can be applied to your soccer registration via  from the 1st of February at the payment screen.  You will be entitled to $100 off each child’s registration for 2018


 For more details on the Active Kids Program, visit the Football NSW Website


Community Coaching Courses

The MWFA is pleased to announce its community coaching course dates for 2018. The MWFA will again be offering coaches the opportunity to develop their skills and pick up some ideas and coaching behaviours to help organise fun, safe and engaging sessions. The MWFA is committed to making coach development flexible and accessible to all of our stakeholders.

 Follow this link for more information on dates, times and venues.

Courses offered include:-

 ALDI MiniRoos Certificate

The ALDI MiniRoos Certificate is a 3 hour course which is designed for MiniRoos coaches.

 This is a FREE course but online registration is still compulsory

 Skill Training Certificate

The Skill Training Certificate is designed for coaches working with players in the Skill Acquisition Phase (SAP) aged 9-13 and it helps coaches to learn to facilitate SAP sessions focusing on the four core skills of football (First Touch, Running With The Ball, Striking The Ball, 1v1). In 2018 the MWFA will be piloting the Skill Training Certificate as a flexible 14 hour program that incorporates a minimum of 7 hours on course face to face contact time and then post course support for coaches to complete the course by completing 2 self-reflections, be mentored and supported by their club CCC or attend one of the MWFA coaching workshops at your club or at Cromer Park.

The cost of the course is $90 which upon completion of the course is fully refunded to you if you are an MWFA registered coach in 2018

 Game Training Certificate

This course is aimed at coaches training players aged 13-17. In the Game Training Phase the coaches aim is to develop tactical awareness, perception and decision-making through a game-related approach to training. The course is fully practical and provides the coach with training sessions designed to help players apply the functional game skills in a team setting. In 2018 the MWFA will be piloting the Game Training Certificate as a flexible 14 hour program that incorporates a minimum of 7 hours on course face to face contact time and then post course support for coaches to complete the course by completing 2 self-reflections, be mentored and supported by their club CCC or attend one of the MWFA coaching workshops at your club or at Cromer Park.

The cost of the course is $90 which upon completion of the course is fully refunded to you if you are an MWFA registered coach in 2018


2018 Registrations




Registration is now open for the 2018 season at Avalon Soccer Club.  Don’t forget to use your NSW Active Kids Rebate voucher when you register.


Registration information day: If you are new to Football or the Avalon Soccer club and have any questions, please come down to our registration/information day being held at the Avalon Soccer Club house at Careel Bay playing fields on Saturday the 10th February 2018. Club representatives will be there to answer all your questions and to assist you on how to register on-line. Boots, Balls, Shin pads, bags, shorts and club clothing will also be available to be purchased.

Please note a player must have been born in 2012 or 2013 to be able to play in Under 6

Family Discounts

Discounts are available to family members including dependent children under 18 and their parents and you can choose this in MyFootballClub via the “Purchase additional items” section as an “Add On” when you register.

Please pay full amount for the first player, and then choose Avalon family discount 2nd member “Add On” for the second registration, and Avalon family discount 3rd member “Add On” for the third registration etc

2nd player in family – $10 discount

3rd player in family – $15 discount

4th player in family – $20 discount

5th player in family – $25 discount

Proof of Age

The only acceptable documents to establish proof of age are a birth certificate or passport.

U6 to U9 Players: Players in U6 to U9 do not need to supply Proof of Age.

U12s: Please note that all players who register in the U12s age group (turning 12 in 2018) must email Proof of Age to the Registrar at


Any players U10 and above (including all Seniors) who are new to the MWFA: Players registering in U10 and above that have not played before for Avalon Soccer Club or for any other Manly Warringah Football Association (MWFA) club must email Proof of Age to the Registrar.

Photos & Other Documentation

U6 to U11 Players: Players in U6 to U11 do not need to supply a photo.

All players from U12, U14 and U16’s and above must supply a current photo to receive an id card to play.PLEASE UPLOAD A PHOTO WHEN YOU REGISTER ONLINE. If you have problems uploading your photo please email a current head shot photo to the Registrar at

All players from U12 and above who in 2017 did not play WITH the  Avalon Soccer Club or for any other MWFA club must also complete an “2018 MWFA Application to Register” form. Here is the Link

New players from Overseas aged 10 and above: If you’ve never played football in Australia and if you don’t have an Australian passport or birth certificate you will be asked to get an International Transfer Clearance (ITC). Please contact your Registrar asap, at

TO REGISTER ONLINE, go to the MyFootballClub website:

Please register ASAP: Registrations will be done online by using the MyFootballClub system. Junior and Youth players should ensure that you register online using MyFootballClub ASAP after 1st February, so that team formations and grading sessions can be completed. Late registrations cannot be guaranteed a place on a team.


ALL returning players must register online via the MyFootballClub website:

Here’s a guide to self-registration for AVSC:

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