POSITION AVAILABLE – ALFSE FINANCE MANAGER
AFLSE
POSITION AVAILABLE – ALFSE FINANCE MANAGER
July 24, 2021
AFLSE Junior Competitions – Season Update
AFLSE
AFLSE Junior Competitions – Season Update
July 24, 2021
JUNIOR ATHLETIC DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
AFLSE
JUNIOR ATHLETIC DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
July 15, 2021
Strong Stingray Representation in Vic Country
AFLSE
Strong Stingray Representation in Vic Country
July 5, 2021
MPNFL Life Member Induction – Michael O’Rourke (Rye Football Netball Club)
AFLSE
MPNFL Life Member Induction – Michael O’Rourke (Rye Football Netball Club)
July 4, 2021
FOAM ROLLING – Peninsula Sports Medicine
AFLSE
FOAM ROLLING – Peninsula Sports Medicine
June 11, 2021
Female Football Advocate Program – Expression of Interest
AFLSE
Female Football Advocate Program – Expression of Interest
May 26, 2021
Infinite Fitness Peninsula – Passionate about a healthy SEJ
AFLSE
Infinite Fitness Peninsula – Passionate about a healthy SEJ
March 16, 2021
Coaching Positions Available – SEJ Development Program
AFLSE
Coaching Positions Available – SEJ Development Program
March 10, 2021
Position Available – Commercial and Communications Manager
AFLSE
Position Available – Commercial and Communications Manager
March 10, 2021
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POSITION AVAILABLE – ALFSE FINANCE MANAGER
POSITION AVAILABLE – ALFSE FINANCE MANAGER
Position available: Finance Manager AFL South East seeking a highly talented and professional Finance Manager to join our team. The position is pivotal to providing strong financial management for AFL South East (AFLSE) and the affiliated Leagues administered by AFLSE – the Mornington Peninsula Nepean Football League, Frankston & District Junior Football League, South East Juniors, South East Women’s Football and AFL South-East Regional Top Age Competition. A position description can be found by clicking here. Applications close COB Wednesday 4th August and can be sent to will.dakis@afl.com.au
AFLSE Junior Competitions – Season Update
AFLSE Junior Competitions – Season Update
AFL South East met with member clubs this week to review the impact of the current lockdowns on the 2021 season. We advise that the junior home & away season will be extended to accommodate additional home and away rounds. Previously lost Home and Away Rounds will be reinstated. The number of rounds reinstated will be dependent on when the season can recommence (as illustrated below). If a recommencement of the season was able to occur on either August 1 or August 8 the following would occur:
  • Recommence August 1
    • Round 14 played as fixtured
    • Reinstate rounds 7,8 and 13
  • Recommence August 8
    • Reinstate rounds 7,8 and 14
  • Finals:
    • A two-week finals series would commence Sunday, August 29 (Elimination Finals)
    • Grand finals would be conducted on September 5
If a recommencement of the season was able to occur on August 15 the following would occur:
  • Reinstate rounds 13 and 14
  • Finals:
    • One week finals series would be held on September (05/09)
If a recommencement of the season was not able to occur by August 22nd the official junior season would be abandoned. Our position is consistent with the AFL Victoria COVID by-law framework and provides a level of certainty for all players, volunteers, and parents as to what the remainder of the season will look like. AFLSE JUNIOR COMPETITIONS - SEASON CONTINGENCIES
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JUNIOR ATHLETIC DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
JUNIOR ATHLETIC DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
❗️ATTENTION ALL PARENTS❗️ We are excited to present to you our JUNIOR ATHLETIC DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM🔥 Are your children: 🏈 Playing any organised sport? 🏃 Active in their own way? ⛹️‍♀️ Obsessed with being active and always asking you to run around with them? 🖥 Mostly sedentary? 🎮 Playing computer games ALL THE TIME?   If you answered YES to ANY of the above then Infinite Fitness Peninsula has the perfect program for ALL kids. Our PASSIONATE coaches who specialise in Junior Athletic Development have designed a program to educate on the following matters: *Basic movement patterns *Solid strength foundations *Landing & jumping techniques *Acceleration & Deceleration techniques   ✅ Research shows that by learning, understanding & implementing our techniques participants will DECREASE the likelihood of injuries & perform at a STRONGER, FITTER & FASTER level, whether it be when they return to ALL sports or in their general day to day life. This is about physical performance in the sporting field, but research shows that by regular physical activity, we DECREASE the likelihood of mental illness in younger children & adolescents. 💥 This program is not about just PUMPING WEIGHTS, it is about EDUCATING young people on the importance of holistic health & well being as well as and most importantly, HAVING FUN!! Limited to AFL South East participants ONLY, you can trial a session with one of our expert sport and exercise science coaches absolutely FREE. ⭐️ENROLMENT IS NOW OPEN⭐️ For enquiries please click on the link and fill out an enquiry form and one of staff members will be in touch very soon! https://www.ifp.com.au/jadp or call 0429 143 972
Strong Stingray Representation in Vic Country
Strong Stingray Representation in Vic Country
Congratulations to the six Dandenong Stingrays players from the South East Region, that represented Vic Country in today's U17 Challenge Match played in Bendigo this afternoon.
  • Jaxon Binns - Berwick Junior Football Club
  • Samuel Frangalas - Berwick Junior Football Club
  • Jess McManus - Frankston Dolphins Junior Football Club
  • Mitchell Szybkowski - Beaconsfield Junior Football Club
  • Henry Hustwaite - Rosebud Junior Football Club
  • Ned Moodie - Pines Football Netball Club
Watch the replay of today's match here:
MPNFL Life Member Induction – Michael O’Rourke (Rye Football Netball Club)
MPNFL Life Member Induction – Michael O’Rourke (Rye Football Netball Club)
The AFLSE Commission is pleased to announce the induction of Michael (Mick) O’Rourke of the Rye Football Netball Club as a Life Member of the Mornington Peninsula Nepean Football League. The AFLSE Commission approved the nomination in 2019 however, due to COVID the presentation was delayed. AFLSE Region Manager, Will Dakis made the Life Member Announcement at yesterday’s club Sponsors luncheon in front of family and club sponsors. Mick commenced his 57-year association with the MPNFL and the Rye Football Netball Club as an under 17’s player for Rye in 1964. Mick is still an active member of the club holding the current position of Club President, a position he has held for 20 years. Mick has had an outstanding 36 years as senior office-bearer volunteering in various roles at the club including general committee, Treasurer, Secretary, Tribunal Advocate, Shire liaison and Junior Club Delegate. 1969 – 1979 & 1996 – 2001:   General committee 1980 – 1995:                          Vice President 2002 – 2021:                          President. A Life Member of the Rye FNC, Mick also played 342 club games, (113 senior), played in one senior premiership, and was involved in six reserves premierships, two as a player, one as captain/coach, and three as a coach. He also won two reserves' best and fairest awards. Mick has been our Rye Sports and Social Club representative for the last 46 years and plays a pivotal role, with the successful running of the annual Rye Gift in January each year. Mick joins Nick Appleford as the second MPNFL Life Member from the Rye Football Netball Club. MPNFL Life Members
FOAM ROLLING – Peninsula Sports Medicine
FOAM ROLLING – Peninsula Sports Medicine
WHAT IS FOAM ROLLING? Foam rolling works by placing direct and sweeping pressure on the soft tissue targeted. Foam rolling has shown to have short-term benefits that result in increased joint range of movement, reductions in pain, and severity of DOMS (delayed onset muscle soreness). Foam rolling has been shown to be particularly effective in the first 1-2 days following exercise. It is theorized that foam rolling helps to produce the above results by causing short-term alterations to the neuromuscular system. However, the exact physiological mechanisms of foam rolling that cause the above results are yet to be clearly established. HOW TO EFFECTIVELY FOAM ROLL? Depending on the muscle group you are targeting, use the foam roller in a sweeping fashion along the length of the muscle. You can also friction over ‘problem’ or ‘tight’ areas. You may use a foam roller, spikey ball, trigger point ball or hand roller with this technique. WHEN TO USE FOAM ROLLING? Foam rolling can be used before or after a game of sport, for approximately 1-2 minutes per major muscle group (eg. hamstrings or quadriceps). Before a game, foam rolling should only play a small role in your active warm-up. After a game, foam rolling should be combined with an active cool-down and then static stretching. STILL NOT SURE WHAT TO DO? Contact one of our experienced physiotherapists at Peninsula Sports Medicine Group to help guide you with your injury prevention/conditioning and injury rehabilitation to let you reach your sporting goals! Book with us today 👉 https://bit.ly/3p5QQmG @peninsulasportsmedicinegroup
Female Football Advocate Program – Expression of Interest
Female Football Advocate Program – Expression of Interest

Female Football Advocate Program – Expression of Interest

As a part of our focus on supporting female football across the state, we are looking for expressions of interest for Female Football Advocates for the South East Region. The Female Football advocate program will deliver additional face to face club support to enhance female football focus within clubs, leagues, and regions. The program aims to:
  • Provide targeted support to clubs that have the opportunity to offer female football competitions and teams
  • Provide Face to Face support through a female advocate approach to all clubs/leagues/regions.
  • Assist in supporting club/league committees to maintain a female focus when making football decisions and supporting with resources/education and knowledge on all facets of female football
  • Offer guidance on all establishing female football teams, competitions, and clubs across the state.
  • Support all Participation programs with a female focus
The role of a Female Football Advocate will be suited to people who have extensive female football experience in the community whether as a player, volunteer, administrator, or coach. Also, have a passion for promoting female football across the community. The role includes (but not limited to):
  • Identify Female Team opportunities in clubs
  • Identify Female competitions opportunities in the regions
  • Run Female programs in support of our Participation Team in all leagues within the region
  • Identify potential female coaches in the Regions
  • Support Club committees in having a female focus on participation
  • Promote Female Committee members/appointments
  • Run education programs to clubs on "Female Blueprint" for clubs
  • Support the regions with female competition sponsorship opportunities as the advocate
  • Promote Club Help + coach.afl for clubs in supporting female football participation
  • Promote Female football in media opportunities for the region
  • Share social media content and communications for female football in the region
  • Identify clubs/leagues needing additional financial support to promote female football
It should be noted that Female Football Advocates may perform multiple engagements with a variety of clubs/leagues over the course of the 12-month period. Female Football Advocates will be remunerated, based on an hourly rate to be agreed between the Female Football Advocate and Metro League / Country Region at the time of engagement. Further detail can be obtained by contacting Will Dakis on 0439 964 262 and written expressions of interest outlining your skills and experience are requested by 17th June addressed to Will Dakis by email at will.dakis@afl.com.au  
Infinite Fitness Peninsula – Passionate about a healthy SEJ
Infinite Fitness Peninsula – Passionate about a healthy SEJ
Creating healthy mental and physical habits for players across the South East Juniors is the main focus point for the SEJ’s newest support partner – Infinite Fitness Peninsula (IFP).   IFP is the official Gymnasium/Fitness partner of SEJ and has also engaged as support partner of the SEJ Junior Development Program – which culminates in participation in the AFL South East Regional Junior Championships in early June.   Co-owned by two people that know that being strong and confident – mentally and physically – can lead to sustained success both on and off the field, IFP aims to pass that knowledge and experience on to participants across the region.   Ben Tallis and Steve Roberts combined for eight premierships with the all-conquering Frankston YCW Football Club, where dedication and commitment - and self-improvement from all levels of players - lead to a decade of dominance. Steve (left) and Ben, and their specialised team of strength and conditioning coaches, are now passionate about creating a learning space for juniors athletes and non-athletes to develop strong habits that will help them excel at their chosen sports - or simply improve their quality of life.   IFP’s Junior Athletic Development Program (JADP) is the key pillar in turning Ben and Steve’s passion into reality.   “There’s a modern trend of increased injuries in young athletes and a lot of this is due to poor technique and mechanics,” Ben said.   “Our vision is to educate young athletes, and their coaches, to better prepare the players for the demands of sport through adolescence. And the mental health and well-being side of things is huge for us as well – we want to build a positive and supportive environment for every single person or club that engages with us.”   The JADP is designed to give parents of the South-East region the confidence of having their child in the best-structured and most professional program in the region, run by highly-qualified trainers that take great pride in building confidence and technique in the youth of today.   Steve, the current High-Performance Manager of Frankston Dolphins in the VFL and strength and conditioning coach of the Karingal Football Netball Club, is also excited by the outcomes that will be achieved.   “This is what Ben and I have been striving for, to share the experiences we have had, and the knowledge we have learnt,” he said.   “We are passionate about creating healthy communities instead of healthy children being part of a minority. The Junior Athletic Development Program is something we and the team are very excited about delivering to players of all fitness levels and skill sets.” IFP’s state-of-the-art 900-square-metre facility can be found at 22 Remount Way, Cranbourne West.   Clubs, teams, parents, and participants can take the first steps to a fitter, healthier version of themselves today.   Visit the IFP website at https://www.ifp.com.au/ to find more details, or to learn more about the Junior Athletic Development Program (JADP) contact Travis on 0429 143 972 or via email at travis@ifp.com.au   Thanks to IFP for becoming a proud support partner of the South East Juniors.   -ENDS-
Coaching Positions Available – SEJ Development Program
Coaching Positions Available – SEJ Development Program
There are exciting times on the horizon for the 2021 South East Juniors (SEJ) Development Program with applications now open for coaches willing to develop and grow some of the finest young football talent in the region. The SEJ is looking for enthusiastic and knowledgeable coaches to become key role models in the program, that will see SEJ squads compete against the best of the best from Frankston Districts, Mornington Peninsula and the Yarra Valley Junior Football Leagues in the AFL South East Regional Championships. SEJ is looking for Head and Assistant Coaches for the following age groups
  • Under 15 Boys
  • Under 18 Girls
These are voluntary positions that will provide exposure to elite level coaching that will enhance the knowledge of participants, keen to build on their experience gained at club level. Training sessions will be conducted under the program coaching philosophies, with coaches keeping regular track of player development using the SEJ system provided. Match-day coaching and the ability to communicate clearly with the key stakeholders in the program will be looked upon favourably. Applicants require a bare minimum Level 1 AFL Coaching Accreditation, a Working With Children (WWC) check and a current driver’s license. Applications close on Friday March 12.
Position Available – Commercial and Communications Manager
Position Available – Commercial and Communications Manager
Commercial and Communications Manager We are seeking a highly talented and professional Commercial and Communication Manager to join our team. With a primary focus on new sponsorship and club communication, you will look to achieve ambitious results through identifying, developing and optimising long term partnerships with new markets and business groups to sell AFL South East commercial products. Applications close Sunday, March 14 and can be e-mailed to shaun.connell@aflse.com.au

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