Footy Connect

A new project has commenced in Gippsland community football called “Footy Connect”. Footy Connect is being developed in partnership between AFL Gippsland, Leagues and Clubs to enable greater collaboration in working towards a common goal of having healthy and sustainable Clubs.

AFL Gippsland Club Development Lead, Nicole Bertuna will continue to meet one-on-one with Clubs across Gippsland to capture a snapshot of the current status of Clubs across all Leagues.

Any questions or suggestions please contact AFL Gippsland through the Club Development Lead, Nicole Bertuna at 0499 321 423 or email nicole.bertuna@afl.com.au.

AFL Centre of Excellence, Morwell
(Image: Latrobe City Council)

Key Ingredients for Healthy and Sustainable Clubs

  1. Playing List – recruitment, retention, development, pathway.
  2. Coaches – development, mentoring, support.
  3. Volunteers – tools, education, support.
  4. Facilities – fit for purpose, consistent improvement.
  5. Admin and Finance – executive team capability, sound finances.
  6. Community Connection – links to the community and role in the community

Next Footy Connect Event: Tuesday 9th July, East Gippsland. More details coming soon.

If you are interested in finding out more about Footy Connect please complete the form below and we will be in touch shortly.


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