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JUNIOR – U6 TO U11 – FAQ’s


ONLINE REGISTRATION:

Please register online at www.myfootballclub.com.au

Details of how to register and a step by step guide can be found on our website

http://www.seaforthfc.com/rego.html


REGISTRATION / INFORMATION DAY:

If you prefer to come along to our Information/Registration day, the club will have computers available for you to do this.

Our Information/Registration day will be held on SATURDAY 13th February, at Seaforth Oval, Wakehurst Parkway from 10am to 3pm.

You can also make payment for your registration on this day, by cash, credit card or cheque.

Registrations are not valid until payment has been made and accepted.


Q: WE HAVE NOW REGISTERED OUR CHILD, WHAT HAPPENS NEXT ?

Seaforth FC will hold a muster day for U6 / U7 players, date is to be advised
All registered players are asked to attend to put their name down in a team.
For further information, please contact your age group coordinator.

Allocations are generally based on:
a) your child is registered and in attendance on the day; 
b) who the child would like / has nominated to play with; 
c) the school they attend;
d) the area they live in.

For players in the U8 and U9 age group please liaise with you age coordinator.

U10 and U11 players will be graded, details of grading dates will be E Mailed to registered players and dates will also be on our website.


Q: WHO WILL LET ME KNOW WHICH TEAM MY CHILD IS IN?
If no parents in the team have volunteered to be a manager or coach, the Age Coordinator will initially appoint one parent as the contact. This person may or may not become the manager or coach. A team contact list will be e- mailed to this person, who will then contact the other parents, advising them of the team name, players etc.

We suggest arrangements are made to have a quick get together at a local park or oval etc. There will be a Manager's Meeting, which will be held around mid March (Date will be confirmed on our website www.seaforthfc.com) when the kit will be issued containing shirts etc.


Q: WHEN WILL TRAINING BE?
A: This is up to the coach to decide the training day and time.
Please note the only approved training fields for Seaforth FC Sub Junior teams are: Manly West (Quirk Rd) Oval, Tania Park, Balgowlah Oval, Balg. Nth Public School (top oval) & Condover Reserve.

Requests for days and times need to be E Mailed to the training grounds coordinator training@seaforthfc.com



Q: WHAT DO WE NEED TO SUPPLY?
A: Shin Pads and plain black shorts are compulsory (both are for sale on registration day).
Football boots with moulded studs only (no steel or screw- in studs).
Seaforth FC supply socks and shirts for Match Days.


Q: WHEN IS THE FIRST AND LAST GAME?
A: The first game is normally 1st week of April and the last game will be late August followed by the Seaforth Gala Day in late August (dates to be advised).


Q: WHERE DO WE PLAY?
A: U6’s play in the “Southern zone” being Seaforth, Mosman, Manly Vale & Manly Allambie clubs.

U7’s are also zoned into groups, and will play at designated U7 mini fields.

U8 & U9’s have partial zoning, but fields/locations may extend to Avalon in the north, Mosman in the south and Forestville/Killarney/Terry Hills in the west.
The manager will be provided with a list of ground locations.
You can also check the Ground Locations section on this website.


Q: DO WE PLAY IN SCHOOL HOLIDAYS?
A: Generally no games are scheduled for the middle week of the holidays, but please check the draw for full details or confirm with your Age Coordinator.


Q: WHAT TIME DO THEY PLAY?
A: Generally the U6´s – U11’s play anytime between at 8.30am to 12.15pm on Saturdays.


Q: DO WE PLAY IN THE RAIN?
A: Yes, all games are considered ON unless notified to the contrary. Games are generally only called off when the grounds are too wet for safe play. The Wet Weather section on the website has additional information on this matter.


Q: CAN I HELP MANAGE OR COACH?

A: Absolutely, managing or coaching a Team is extremely rewarding and fun. You can contact the Age Coordinator for further details on Managers/Coaches duties, information evenings and free Club sponsored ‘Grass Roots’ Training Course (single evening session).


Q: WHAT IS EXPECTED FROM US BY THE SEAFORTH FC?

A: Apart from supporting your child from the sidelines and enjoying watching them playing the world game, there are a couple of duties during the year that the club seeks your support in.
The manager will be issued with a duty roster that may require your team to either put up the nets &/or take them down &/or man the canteen or the BBQ at Seaforth oval on a Saturday morning.
The club will also hold various fundraising activities during the year (ie dinner dance, raffles etc) and your support of these activities is strongly encouraged & appreciated.
Communication is the key to a smooth running and successful club and we therefore recommend that you register with the Online Info Service via the club´s website (see below), in order that periodic newsletters can be distributed.

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Q: WHAT IF I HAVE ANOTHER QUESTION?
A: If you have not heard from anyone by Mid March regarding team allocation please contact: 

U6 email: u6coordinator@seaforthfc.com
U7 email: u7coordinator@seaforthfc.com
U8s email: u8coordinator@seaforthfc.com
U9s email: u9coordinator@seaforthfc.com
U10 - U11s email:  u10-u11coordinator@seaforthfc.com



Once the team has allocated a manager, ALL questions should be referred to the manager in the first instance, as the Managers Manual addresses many other issues.
If the manager cannot answer the question, then the manager should contact the appropriate person within the club.

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