Club Sports Trainers

Club Sport Trainer Roles (Volunteer)

The WA Women’s Football League (WAWFL) is seeking enthusiastic students to conduct a volunteer practicum in order to assist local senior clubs with sport trainer roles for 2016.

In 2015 Female Football in WA had an increase of 23.5% with a total of 49,087 participants (Auskick, Club, School and AFL 9’s) making up 21.83% of Total Participation for WA. With the launch of the National Competition next year there is no better time to get involved in Female Football.

With the increase in teams many of the senior WAWFL clubs are seeking extra assistance in this area.

Each club will have their own scope of works and requirements for this position but each would require the volunteer to:

  1. Adhere to Code of Conduct and Polices in place by the WAWFL & WA Football Commission
  2. If a student, have consent from their education institution to proceed with this volunteer position
  3. Communicate regularly with their respective club
  4. Be available Sundays when the games are played.

Roles and Responsibilities could include:

  • Sundays during game times
  • Injury prevention and management
  • Warmup and cooldown protocol
  • Injury report management
  • Understand and implement Footy 1st injury prevention

Essential Skills

  • Be studying a course related to Sport Training (sport science, physiotherapy ect)
  • Basic understanding of strapping and bandaging
  • Approachable and can communicate well with others
  • Knowledgeable of Injury prevention
  • Level 1 Sports Trainer Accreditation

The successful volunteer will receive:

  • A reference from the WAWFL Club
  • Recognition for their input
  • Depending on the location of the volunteer, other offers as they become available for State and Talent Programs

For more information or expressions of interest, please contact Sally Allomes on 0411491081 or sal123@bigpond.net.au