Secretaries' Scoop

Edition 8 (23/3/2015 - 27/3/2015)
Upcoming Dates

Friday, 27th - Finalised Gradings Sent out
Friday, 27th - Girls Team & Player Numbers due
Wednesday, 1st - RSVPs due: Coaches' Meetings & Season Launch
Sunday, 12th - Junior Coaching Course
Monday, 13th - Modified Rules Coaches' Meeting
Tuesday, 14th - Other Competitions Coaches' Meeting
Tuesday, 14th - Club Umpire Training
Wednesday, 15th - Season Launch
Team Entries Received (including request for girls numbers)
A list of team entries U8-U13 & Girls team entries received can be found here. Please contact Emily ASAP with any issues or if you need to enter any late teams.
All clubs who have entered girls teams are requested to click here to provide details of the number of players you currently have for each of the teams entered. Or, if you haven't entered any teams but have some players (even 1 or 2) that would like to join a team, please include that in the form so we can try and get as many girls playing as possible. It would be appreciated if this can be done ASAP but no later than this coming Friday.
Ground Information & Fixture Requests
The following clubs have not yet submitted the Ground Information & Fixture Request Form which was due on Monday. Please do this ASAP.
East Sandringham
Hampton Rovers
Mt Waverley Falcons
Team Manager Handbook Updated
There was an issue with the display of the match official roles at the end of the handbook, an updated copy is available on Secretaries' Corner.
Interleague Update
For your information, the first cuts have been made to the U13, U14 & U15 boys interleague training program. Current training lists can be found on Secretaries' Corner.
Reminder - Coaches' Meetings
An updated list of RSVPs for coaches' courses is available on Secretaries' Corner. This file will be updated regularly.
Please encourage all coaches to complete the RSVP by April 1st. They do not need to log into Secretaries' Corner to access the form – you can simply copy and paste into an email for easy distribution.
Reminder - Club Umpire Registration & Accreditation
Club Umpire Training will be held across two nights; Tuesday March 24 and Tuesday April 14. If your Club Umpires were accredited in 2014 there is no need for them to attend these sessions, unless they feel they need a refresher.
Please get ALL your club umpires to register through the link below whether or not they are attending the course so we can keep a database for the season ahead.
Raffle Prize Collection
Congratulations to clubs that won an SMJFL donated football giveaway at the Partners Trade Show – these need to be collected from the SMJFL offices. Or if your club won a Schweppes donated Gatorade prize back – 2 leather footballs need to be added to these packs.
Please email to arrange a time before the Easter to come and collect your SMJFL Footballs.
St Kilda FC Membership Posters
There are plenty of SFC promotional posters for clubs to collect. A3 size are perfect to place around the club rooms and canteen area, and heaps of A4 are available as well.
WIN – the club that signs up the most SMJFL Members by the end of May 2015 will receive an exclusive tour of the Linen House Centre and a training session run by SFC coaching staff. Please find an electronic copy and related images on the Secretaries' Corner.
Strapit - Special March Only Offer!
Strapit have put together some offers just for SMJFL clubs. Offers are only valid until the end of March so check them out now by clicking here.