Football Federation Australia
Football Federation Australia (FFA), in partnership with its Member Federations, Hyundai A-League and Westfield W-League clubs, is thrilled to offer children across Australia’s school yards quality football experiences via the Sporting Schools program.
Arguably the largest team sport in Australia, Football (soccer) is a game that spans age, gender, language and cultural divides. Highly regarded as a safe sport accessible for people of all abilities, football is enjoyed in a multitude of ways, making it the world’s most popular recreational activity. Whether it’s 11-a-side or 5-a-side, outdoors or indoors, football offers the perfect health and well-being solution for more Australians than any other game.
FFA is pleased to partner with the Australian Sports Commission (ASC) to deliver this $160 million Australian Government initiative to get more children playing more sport.
As the national sporting organisation (NSO) for football, we offer schools quality programs that encourage children to participate in this great sport.
The Football Federation Australia products
As part of the Sporting Schools program FFA are working closely with our Hyundai A-League and Westfield W-League clubs to introduce boys and girls aged 5 – 12 to the fundamental skills of the game across a range of fun and engaging game-based activities. Program content derives from the games official national introductory program, ALDI MiniRoos Kick-Off.
FFA Secondary School Football is a program designed for students to further develop their fundamental movement skills in a team environment. The Football program is delivered in an inclusive and engaging manner which targets all skill levels encouraging a positive view towards an active and healthy lifestyle.
To find your local Sporting Schools coaching provider see the contacts page.
Teachers and coaches are our assets
Football Federation Australia values the role of teachers not just in the classroom but in the school yard as well. Their enthusiasm for improving children’s lives is often understated. Society places its trust and confidence in teachers who as educators, have one of the most important roles for our children, outside of parents and carers.
Coaches are also a wonderful influence on children throughout their formative years. Coaches are the people who deliver the skills with fun and enjoyment.
The information below is a guide to how schools, coaches and sporting organisations can deliver the Football Federation Australia program within Sporting Schools:
Visit the contacts page for the relevant state based A-League club or state body.
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