UNSW FC Upcoming Trial Dates for ESFA, MSL and WSL All Grades

Men’s State League

The next Men’s State League teams are now in regular training, but still accepting players. Interested players should contact the coaches or representatives and will need to attend at one of the following times:

  • Tuesday/Thursday, 6pm (U18s and U20s)
  • Tuesday/Thursday, 7:30pm (Opens)

Please contact the coaches first to confirm the training time and give your background information.

ESFA Men’s Championship

The ESFA Men’s Championship squad are now in regular training. Players interested in joining the team should contact Ziggy (zhtikisci@gmail.com) and be prepared to attend a session at the following times:

  • Monday, 8pm (First and Reserve)

ESFA All-Age Men’s and Women’s

Trials will be held for the all-age ESFA Men’s teams at the following time(s) each week:

  • Monday, 6:30pm (starting 15th February)

ESFA Women’s team trials will be at the following time(s) each week:

  • Wednesday, 6:30pm (starting 3rd February)

Women’s State League

The junior Women’s State League teams (Under-13, Under-15 and Under-17’s) have been selected and trials will no longer be held for these teams.

The senior teams (Reserves and First Grade) are still looking for players and will train on Sundays from 4:30-6pm. Interested players should contact the Women’s Captain Helen Orr (helen.v.orr@hotmail.com) or the Technical Director, Renato Jelen (renjelen@gmail.com).

All trials will be held at the David Phillips Sports Field in Daceyville on either the grass or synthetic field. Updates regarding wet weather will be posted on the Facebook page or advised by the coaches/managers of the teams.

ESFA Referee and Coaching courses coming up!

The ESFA community is made up not only of the players, but the dedicated coaches and referees who are integral to the success of the competition.

As the competition grows, ESFA needs more coaches and referees in order to keep the competition going. It is a great opportunity to make some money and give back to the football community.

ESFA has the following referee courses coming up in February/March:

  • Junior Course (open to 13 to 17 year olds – please note you must be turning 14 in this calendar year to be eligible to complete this course) To be held on Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th February from 9:00am to 1:30pm with both days being compulsory Please register here: https://education-ffa.sportingpulse.com/event.asp?ID=13885
  • Senior Course (open to 18 years and over) To be held over one day on Saturday 20th February, 2016 from 9:00am to 4:30pm Please register here: https://education-ffa.sportingpulse.com/event.asp?ID=13888
  • Junior and Senior Course (open to all aged 13 turning 14 this calendar year and above) To be held over four nights with all four nights being compulsory. Tues 23rd Feb/Thurs 25th Feb/Tues 1st Mar/Thurs 3rd Mar 6:30pm to 8:30pm (all nights) Please register here: https://education-ffa.sportingpulse.com/event.asp?ID=13889

ESFA also offers coaching courses, the costs of which are reimbursed if you are an ESFA registered coach. You can register for these courses through MyFootballClub.

  • Grassroots Certificate (u6-u9)
    • Course 1 – Wednesday 24th February, Jellicoe Park – Pagewood 6pm-9pm
    • Course 2 – Monday 21st March, Chifley Sports Reserve – Chifley 6pm – 9pm
  • Skills Acquisition EXPO (u10-13)
    • Course 1 – ***note*** 1 day course (usually 14 hours) Saturday 19th March, Venue TBC – 8am-5pm
    • Course 2 – Monday 2nd May, Monday 9th May, Monday 16th May, Monday 23rd May, Venue TBC – 6pm – 9pm
  • Game Training Certificate (u14-u17)
    • Course 1 – Monday 15th Feb, Wed 17th Feb, Mon 22nd Feb, Mon 29th Feb, Jellicoe Park – Pagewood –6pm-9pm
  • Senior Certificate (u17 and above)
    • Course 1 – Monday 15th Feb, Wed 17th Feb, Mon 22nd Feb, Mon 29th Feb, Jellicoe Park – Pagewood – 6pm-9pm

If you have any questions contact ESFA (Caroline at referees@esfa.com.au for referees, and Jaime at td@esfa.com.au).

ESFA Men’s Championship coach wanted for UNSW FC 2016.

UNSW FC are currently looking for a coach to take the ESFA Men’s Championship (formerly Premier League) 1st’s and Reserve grade squad in 2016. Candidates must have at least an FFA accredited C-License. The ESFA Men’s Championship is the highest level of competition in the eastern suburbs.

We are looking to interview for this position ASAP and offering $3k remuneration for the season.

This squad will train Tuesday and Thursday nights with our Men’s State League teams and provide opportunities for players to progress into UNSW’s highest graded teams.

We are currently also trialling players at the David Phillips Sports Field in Daceyville this week (Tuesday 10/11, Friday 13/11 and Sunday 15/11). See our trials post for more details.

Interested candidates should contact Robin Chan on r.chan@iinet.net.au or 0416 439 568.