Here are some resources to help out those parents generously volunteering to coach teams:
Education Calendar 2018
The McDonalds Junior Framework provides a consistent, coordinated national approach to the development of junior players.
- WaiBOP Junior Framework Overview
- NZ Football Junior Football Page – includes coaching videos
- Junior Framework Manual
- Junior Football Coaches Handbook
- Junior Football Games and Activities
- Junior Football Game Cards
McDonalds Skill Zone provides age appropriate activities for young players to practice at home:
Fit4Football is a warm up program designed to reduce injury in players and referees.
Alec Wilson from Waibop has kindly put together some resources to help you coach your teams. For those parents who have never played or coached, these make coaching easy. The drills are put together in a weekly format for you to work through one per week:
If you want an excellent warm-up, you can use Part 1 of the FIFA11+ which will take around 10min to complete.