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Edition 39 - 16 December 2016

KEY DATES

  • 2017 Calendar
  • January 11 2017 - feedback due for 'Draft By-Laws' 

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REMINDERS

Office Closure - Today!
Please note the SMJFL office will be closed from 12pm today for the staff Christmas Party.
New Staff Email Addresses
Further to recent communication regarding staff title changes, the following changes have been made to email addresses:

Sarah Loh - ceo@smjfl.com.au
Emily McIntyre - gmoperations@smjfl.com.au
Amanda Beet - footballoperations@smjfl.com.au
Zoe Driver - administration@smjfl.com.au (no change)

Any emails sent to the old addresses will be forwarded for a sort period of time but please be sure to update your address books. 
Draft By-Laws

Please click here for the draft of the 2017 By-Laws (with changes tracked). If you would like to provide any feedback please send to gmfootball@smjfl.com.au by Wednesday, 11th January. Please ignore any formatting at this point as that will be fixed prior to finalising the By-Laws. 
ISC Price List
Please note that apparel prices for 2017 remain the same as they were in 2016. 

2017 On-Field Apparel Price Lists
GARMENT - OPTIONS NOTES MOQ PRICE ex GST
 
Performance Guernsey - Adults/Ladies/Kids Fully sublimated Elite Axis fabrication 15 $39.00
Long Sleeve Performance Guernsey - Adults/Ladies/Kids Fully sublimated Elite Axis fabrication 15 $46.50
SMJFL or SMJFL Club Mini Jumpers Fully sublimated Elite Axis fabrication 1 $25.00
SHORTS
Performance Playing Short - Adults/Ladies/Kids Fully sublimated Elite Axis fabrication 15 $23.00
SOCKS
ISC Stock Sock Stock fold over socks 12 per size $9.50
ISC Custom Performance Sock Custom pull up compression sock 12 per size $9.50
         
 
2017 Interleague: EXTRA Nominations (U14 & U15)
Clubs now have the option to nominate ONE further player for the SMJFL 2017 initial Under 14 & Under 15 Interleague training squads.

If your club has ONE more player you would like to invite, it is recommended you check which players your club has 'watch listed' (list on nominations page), and which of those you might want to invite.

Nomination FormsPlease complete extra nominations by Tuesday 20 December

All previously nominated players have now been invited (via email). Please check with nominated players/parents to ensure they have received it (and we have the right contact details). 
 
2016 Volunteer Grants Program
AFL Victoria is encouraging community football clubs to apply for the 2016 Volunteer Grants funding program to help support the efforts of its volunteers.

Grants of between $1,000 and $5,000 are available to assist volunteers in their work and allow organisations to buy much needed equipment.

HURRY! Applications close on December 20.

For details, please CLICK HERE…
Coaching Accreditation Requirements
A reminder that all under 11 to under 18 Assistant Coaches (as well as Head Coaches) will need to be accredited for the 2017 season. The SMJFL will again be using the BlueQ system to audit all coaches (and trainers) during the season.
2017 Inner Southern Region Level 1 Youth Coaching Course

The Inner Southern Region are now taking applications for the 2017 Level 1 Youth Coaching Course (under 13 – under 18).

All coaches and one Assistant coach in each Youth team must be accredited to coach in 2017. The accredited assistant coach is the only assistant coach that is permitted to stand on the boundary with the coach during games.

The full day course date is:

Sunday March 19, 2017 @ Walter Galt Reserve, Cnr Victoria & Davey Streets, Parkdale  (9.00am – 5.30pm)

 The cost of the Level 1 coaches course for 2017 is $190 and will include the following :

 - AFL Victoria Coaching Manuals/Handouts

- E- Newsletter

- Coaches Education Seminars

- 4 years ISRAFCA Membership

- 4 years Coaches Accreditation

- Magnetic Coaches Board with player tags

 Click here to Register & Make payment

2017 Inner Southern Region Level 1 Junior Coaching Course

The Inner Southern Region are now taking applications for the 2017 Level 1 Junior Coaching Course (Under 8s – Under 12s).

 All coaches and one Assistant coach in each team (U/11s – U/18s) must be accredited to coach in 2017. The accredited assistant coach is the only assistant coach that is permitted to stand on the boundary with the coach during games.

 

The full day course date is:

 Saturday April 22, 2017 @ Walter Galt Reserve, Cnr Victoria & Davey Streets, Parkdale  (9.00am – 4.30pm)

 The cost of the Level 1 coaches course for 2017 is $190 and will include the following :

 - AFL Victoria Coaching Manuals/Handouts

- E- Newsletter

- Coaches Education Seminars

- 4 years ISRAFCA Membership

- 4 years Coaches Accreditation

- Magnetic Coaches Board with player tags

 Click here to Register & Make payment

Fair Work Commission Clarifies the Position of Volunteer Coaches
A recent Fair Work Commission decision in a dispute between the coach of a children's sporting team and a state sporting organisation has led to some analysis on the important distinction between employee and volunteer relationships at sporting organisations.

The Sports Business Group has used learnings from this case to give guidance for sporting organisations on the factors that are likely to indicate an employee/employer relationship.
CLICK HERE for more information…
 
Office closure over Christmas and New Year period
Please note the office will be closing on Thursday 22nd December and reopening on Monday 9th January. 
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