2018 MACQUARIE FOOTBALL U/10 SKILL ACQUISITION PROGRAM (SAP) TRIALS
Under 10s Boys Trials
Macquarie Football invites players to trial for their Skill Acquisition Program (SAP) under 10s Boys teams for the 2018 season.
The SAP is part of FFA’s Talented Player Pathway where identified talented football players aged 9 – 12 years are selected into one training centre.
The Best v the Best. The structure of the SAP involves the best players in each age group training or playing in up to 4 sessions per week for 36 weeks of the year in addition to playing in SAP elite games against other Zones such as Northern NSW Newcastle Football SAP, Hunter Valley Football SAP, Football Mid North Coast SAP and the Emerging Jets SAP.
All players must register to take part in these trials. Players will not be eligible to take part in the trials if they have not completed an online registration by 5.00pm Friday 15th September, 2017. Registrations will not be taken past this cut-off date.
Open trials will be conducted by Macquarie Football as follows:
Boys Under 10s (born on or after 01/01/2008): Wednesday 20th September 2017 & Thursday 21st September 2017
Goalkeepers – If you would like to trial for a Goal Keeping position please enter this in your preferred playing position when you register
N.B. players must attend both days of the trials.
Location: Lake Macquarie Regional Football Facility, 13 Park Road, Speers Point NSW 2284
Time: 5.00 pm to 6.30 pm each day. Please arrive by 4.30pm.
There is no cost to participate in the Macquarie Football SAP Trials
Process after trials: All players will be notified of their trial outcome by email and the final squad will be announced before 10th October, 2017.
Important information: There will be 20 players selected in the Macquarie Football Boys under 10s age group.
(2 squads of 10 players, including 2 goalkeepers). SAP Under 10s play 7 v 7.
The players selected will be expected to commit to training three nights a week with a game on the weekends. There will be games every weekend throughout the program.
2018 season: 30th October – 15th December 2017 (then Christmas and School Holiday break), then 30th January – 3rd September 2017 (36 weeks).
Click here to register for the trials
If you have any other questions or would like further information please contact Macquarie Football Technical Director, Leo Bertos on firstname.lastname@example.org