The primary goal of the U8 – U9 Program is to elevate the coaching and support standards for young players in the under-8 to under-9 age range. This comprehensive program seeks to create a dynamic and engaging environment that fosters both individual skill development and a sense of community within the club. 

Includes:  

  • Access to MiniRoos Lead Coaches (Volunteer/Paid) on training nights, headed by the MiniRoos Coordinator.  
  • Players will follow a specific training syllabus with key learning outcomes as guided by the Junior Director.  
  • Entirety of the program delivered by MiniRoos Coordinator.  
  • Game Days will come under the instruction and facilitated by volunteer Game Leaders.  
  • Players will be awarded a Trophy at the end of the season.  

Block: Monday April 15th 2024 – Saturday September 7th 2024.   

Age: For players who turn 8 or 9 within the seasons calendar year. 

Cost: $567.00

Training: Monday Night 5:30pm – 6:30pm at Whites Hill Reserve, Field 1 

Uniform: Players are required to purchase a community playing shirt, red playing socks, and black shorts. 

Fixtures: Played at Whites Hill Reserve, unless advised on Saturday’s. 

Playing Format: 

Number of Players: 7-a-side 

Field Dimensions: 40m long x 30m wide minimum, 45m long x 35m wide best practice, 50m long x 40m wide. 

Goal Size: 3m wide x 2m high 

Ball Size: Size 3 

Game Duration: 20min halves, 5min half-time 

Penalty area: 5m deep x 15m wide