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HEARTBEAT - ISSUE 3

Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 3:07 PM

THE third issue of 'Heartbeat' has been released with the official newsletter of the Past Players and Officials of the West Perth Football Club providing plenty of great content and information.

The latest issue of the newsletter includes the following:

My First Game - Ross Prunster remembers 1973

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COLTS PRE-SEASON SQUAD ANNOUNCEMENT

Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 2:53 PM
THE West Perth Football Club has announced its initial training squad for the 2018 Colts Pre-Season. 
 
All selected players have been notified in writing.
 
Players listed MUST fill out the online form by following the below link if they wish to accept the offer and participate in pre-season training with the colts team ahead of the 2018 season.
 
 
The form must be completed and submitted by MONDAY NOVEMBER 27.
 
The squad is made up of 39 17-year-olds, 55 18-year-olds and 24 19-year-olds. Players still may be added to this squad. Read More ...

INTERNATIONAL RULES SERIES - CORPORATE PACKAGES

Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 1:45 PM
AS you are all well aware, Domain Stadium is hosting its last ever major event with the International Rules match on Saturday 18 November 2017.
 
With only days until the game gets underway, we would like to offer you the opportunity to purchase corporate packages which will in turn go towards helping the West Perth Football Club, with the club receive part of the proceeds.
 
Please see attached the booking forms and make sure you mention the West Perth Football Club when making your booking. Read More ...

FALCONS GREAT RETURNS AS GENERAL MANAGER, FOOTBALL OPERATIONS

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 9:37 AM - by Chris Pike

THE West Perth Football Club is delighted to announce to return of a Falcons great to help usher in the new era at HBF Arena with the appointment of Steve Trewhella to the role of General Manager, Football Operations.

Trewhella is a West Perth legend having played 174 games between 1994 and 2003 with his last game being the triumphant 2003 grand final victory over Subiaco. He also became a premiership skipper on that famous afternoon at Subiaco Oval.

During that 10-year stint as a Falcons player, Trewhella became a triple premiership player having been there for the 1995, 1999 and 2003 flags. He is also a three-time Breckler Medallist having claimed the Falcons' fairest and best award in 1996, 1997 and 2000.

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FALCONS MEMBERSHIPS FOR 2018 NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE

Friday, November 10, 2017 - 1:44 AM

OUR members are the backbone of our great club and we encourage you to renew your membership now!

Welcome to the new West Perth Football Club Membership portal. Click here to go straight through to the membership website where you will find all the details you need to renew or sign up for a membership to join the Falcons at our brand new redeveloped home at HBF Arena in 2018.

This is a one-stop shop for purchasing both your 2018 Memberships and for the Online Team Store, with just one account.

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POSITION VACANT - SENIOR ASSISTANT COACH 2018

Monday, November 6, 2017 - 8:38 PM

THE West Perth Football Club is currently accepting applications for the role of Senior Assistant Coach at the Falcons for the 2018 WAFL season.

The West Perth Football Club prides itself on the development and promotion of young footballers and a continued focus on personal development both on and off the field.

The West Perth Football Club is currently seeking expressions of interest from suitably qualified applicants for the above position.

As a Senior Assistant within the West Perth Football Club, you will be responsible for the continued development of our senior footballers and acting as a line coach within our league side.

You will be required to work closely with Club’s Head Coach (Bill Monaghan) and other assistants within the senior program. You will also be encouraged to continue to develop all aspects of your coaching in a supportive, developing environment.

Suitable applicants will possess:

  • Effective communication skills
  • An ability to lead, motivate and influence
  • An understanding of talented athlete identification
  • The ability to develop individual players within a team environment
  • A strong knowledge of coaching techniques and strategies
  • An understanding of skill development learning strategies
  • Proven experience working within the WAFL/WAAFL or other Australian state leagues
  • A current Level 2 Coach Accreditation (or working towards

If you are interested in becoming a Senior Assistant Coach at the West Perth Football Club, please email your resume outlining your experience, key attributes and coaching philosophy to the club.

Expressions of interest are to be submitted no later than Monday 13th November to ward@falconsfc.com.au

All applicants will be kept strictly confidential however referees may be contacted should you be successful in obtaining an interview. A competitive rewards package will be negotiated with the successful applicant.

For any further information, please contact Ward Harris, Football Operations Manager, during office hours on 08 9300 3611.

NEW WEST PERTH FACILITIES AT HBF ARENA OFFICIALLY OPENED

Monday, November 6, 2017 - 5:32 PM

THE $24-million redevelopment of HBF Arena providing a home for not only the West Perth Football Club but the Wanneroo Basketball Association and the Joondalup Wolves was officially opened on Saturday marking an exciting new era for the Falcons at the Joondalup venue.

Sport and Recreation Minister Mick Murray on Saturday officially opened the brand new basketball and football facilities at HBF Arena following an extensive $24 million redevelopment with majority of the funding from the State Government.

  • $24 million redevelopment to support community and elite sport, supporting local jobs
  • West Perth Football Club and Wanneroo Basketball Association to be major tenants
  • Thousands more weekly visitors expected at HBF Arena
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TALENT COACHING VACANCIES FOR 2018

Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 7:28 PM
THE West Perth Football Club is currently seeking expressions of interest from suitably qualified applicants for the positions of Assistant Coach in the Les Fong 16s and Assistant Coach for the Colts.
 
The West Perth Football Club prides itself on the development and promotion of young footballers and a continued focus on personal development both on and off the field.
 
The West Perth Football Club is committed to maximising the potential of every footballer within our football club by providing football education, life skills and welfare. We aim to maximise the potential of every player, coach, volunteer, support staff and administrator and deliver unique benefits to our members, supporters, sponsors and the local community. Additionally we will foster an environment where everyone involved in the club can achieve their goals and perform at their best. Read More ...

WEST PERTH FOOTBALL CLUB COACHING VACANCIES

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 11:42 AM

APPLICATIONS are open for the positions of the Reserves Head coach and Skills Development Coach at the West Perth Football Club for the 2018 WAFL season.

The West Perth Football Club prides itself on the development and promotion of young footballers and a continued focus on personal development both on and off the field.

The West Perth Football Club is currently seeking expressions of interest from suitably qualified applicants for the above positions.

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TRIPLE TREAT AS SHANE NELSON WINS BRECKLER MEDAL

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 8:48 PM - by Chris Pike

PROLIFIC midfielder Shane Nelson has cemented himself as an all-time great of the West Perth Football Club winning the Breckler Medal as the fairest and best for a third time at a glittering awards night at Joondalup Resort.

It was a historic night for the West Perth Football Club with not only the celebration of the 2017 WAFL season with the Falcons' league, reserves and colts award winners, but also the introduction of the women's team awards with winners announced from the league, reserves and Youth Girls teams in the Mundella WA Women's Football League.

In the end, the major awards on the night were taken out by Nelson (league fairest and best), Conal Lynch (reserves), Dylan Yem (colts), Laura Pugh (women's league), Ruby Cunningham (women's reserves) and Dana Mullumby (Rogers Cup).

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