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Team announcement: A big week for Schofield

It has been a big week in the life of experienced West Coast defender Will Schofield

4:20pm Jun 20, 2018

Perth College and Santa Maria to square off in curtain raiser

Emerging female football talents from Perth College and Santa Maria College will battle it out in a nine a side curtain raiser ahead of West Coast’s clash with Essendon

3:00pm Jun 20, 2018

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We aim to provide young female footballers of all abilities the opportunity to participate in club co-ordinated football development activities. A key goal is to attract new participants and new talent to the game, promoting AFL as a sport of choice.

Our programs are in partnership with the WA Football Commission and support existing female football programs, promote player development, educate coaches and provide parent education.

COME N TRY / HOLIDAY FUN CLINICS

Haven’t tried footy before? Looking for some holiday fun? Want to meet outstanding female football role models? Register for our Female Holiday Fun Clinics conducted once each school holidays during the school year.

Eligibility:

We conduct two groups in two time slots; Our Fledgling group is for year Pre-primary to year 6 and Eaglets group for year 7 – year 12 students.

Registration:

academies@wce.com.au

Contact:

Jan Cooper
West Coast Eagles Female Academy Coordinator
janc@wce.com.au 

REGIONAL ACADEMY VISITS

We visit regional WA in partnership with WAFC Regional Managers and during AFL Community Camps. Regional programs could include school visits to engage female classes in fundamental AFL skills, an after school session for local talented female footballers and a coach education session for teachers and community club coaches of female football teams.

Regional Academy visits are aligned to our Next Generation Academy zoning allocations the AFL have provided the Club. These regions include:

  • Pilbara
  • Goldfields
  • South West
  • Midlands
  • Great Southern

HIGH PERFORMANCE ACADEMY

This Academy is for players on the talent pathway and is by invitation only.
The main aims of the Academy are to:

  1. Provide emerging talented players with the necessary tools to become an elite footballer
  2. Improve fundamental skills and understanding of AFLW training expectations
  3. Allow for greater game awareness
  4. Develop specific areas towards strength and conditioning
  5. Give participants the best opportunity to develop into a State or AFLW player

It boasts a leading ACL prevention program conducted by leading practitioners at the Club.
The Academy coaches form the most experienced and high-level panel of any female Academy across Australia. Lead by Drew Petrie and Manager of Game Development Adam Selwood, the team includes former AFLW and top WAWFL female coaches, West Coast Eagles Club Champions plus premiership players.

2ND GENERATION ACADEMY

The West Coast Eagles Father 2nd Generation Academy aims to connect, develop and support sons and daughters of former listed West Coast Eagles players.

Please visit the 2nd Generation Academy page for more information.