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2024 Coach the Coaches

Our Coaching Coordinator, Merrick Keenan will be facilitating three workshops designed for all our coaches (both new and returning).

Merrick will cover a range of topics – from the practical aspects of planning and progressing your team’s training throughout the season, to tips on how to connect, engage and inspire your footballers, all aligned with the Onslow Way and R.I.S.E principals. We encourage attendance to all dates if you can make them.

Session One:

Sunday 17 March

  • 9:00am – 10:00am First Kicks, U7, U8
  • 10:30am – 11:30am U9, U10
  • 12:00pm – 1:00pm U11 – U15

Session Two:

Sunday 24 March

  • 9:00am – 10:00am First Kicks, U7, U8
  • 10:30am – 11:30am U9, U10
  • 12:00pm – 1:00pm U11-U15

Session Three:

Sunday 7 April

  • 9:00am – 10:00am First Kicks, U7, U8
  • 10:30am – 11:30am U9, U10
  • 12:00pm – 1:00pm U11-U15

If you have volunteered to coach this year or are thinking about putting your hand up to help your team, we encourage you to attend.

Venue: Nairnville Artificial Turf, Cockayne Road.

Cost: FREE


Any questions, please contact Merrick coaching@onslow.org.nz  

REGISTER NOW VIA THIS LINK

2024 Registrations are OPEN!

2024 Registrations are OPEN!

We are now accepting registrations from all players turning 5-15 years, for this year’s winter football season

CLICK THIS LINK TO REGISTER NOW

Boys and Girls have the option of playing in the Mixed competition, played on Saturdays.

Boys and Girls turning 5 or 6 this year can register for First Kicks, played on Sundays.

Girls have the option of playing in the Girls Football competition, played on Sundays.

For grading information on our grades or to work out what option(s) your footballer may have CLICK HERE.

Join the fun, make some new friends, learn some exciting new skills, be part of a team.

2024 Term 1 Player Development Programme

Registrations for our Term 1 PDP are now open – with the first sessions in the week starting Feb 12th.

We have options for open training, committed training for players wanting to prepare for the new season, girls only and goal keeping.

You’ll find more information on the sessions, schedule and costs here

2024 – January Holiday Programme

You’ll find details and the registration form for our January School Holiday Programme HERE.

Sign In to Register via our Friendly Manager portal.

If you were a registered footballer for the 2023 season you will have received a login when you completed your registration.

If you don’t have a 2023 season registration, you can still Register via the same link above.

Image: Photomac

2023 – October Holiday Programme

You’ll find details and the registration form for our October School Holiday Programme HERE.

Sign In to Register via our Friendly Manager portal.

If you’ve registered your footballer for the 2023 season you will have received a login when you completed your registration.

If you don’t have a 2023 season registration, you can still Register via the same link above.

2023 – July Holiday Programme

You’ll find details and the registration form for our July School Holiday Programme HERE.

Sign In to Register via our Friendly Manager portal.

If you’ve registered your footballer for the 2023 season you will have received a login when you completed your registration.

If you don’t have a 2023 season registration, you can still Register via the same link above.

2023 – Youth Level 2 Coaching Course

Sunday April 16th 1-6 pm

If you’re looking to progress your coaching expertise, there is a YOUTH LEVEL 2 course this Sunday April 16.

It’s being held locally at the Waiora Hub. This is the NW clubrooms at Alex Moore Park.

The course runs from 1-6pm.

Whether you’re already coaching Youth footballers, or about to over the next year or two, this will be an awesome qualification to hold for your coaching pathway.

You will need to register in MyComet – HERE

OJFC will pay your course costs.

2023 – April Holiday Programme

You’ll find details and the registration form for our April School Holiday Programme HERE.

Sign In to Register via our Friendly Manager portal.

If you’ve registered your footballer for the 2023 season you will have received a login when you completed your registration.

If you don’t have a 2023 season registration, you can still Register via the same link above.

January 2023 Holiday Programme featured a visit from the Wellington Phoenix A-League Mens and Womens teams!

Photo credit: @nzphotomac https://www.facebook.com/photomacnz

2023 – Intro to Refereeing

Calling all new Referees

All teams in grade U9 and up will need at least one referee to officiate your games. This is a great way to contribute as a volunteer to your team.

Jamie Cross, Referees Manager for the Capital Football Federation will deliver a comprehensive introduction for all new referees.

This course will also serve as a good refresher for those referees wanting to brush up on some junior regulations and refereeing techniques.

Register here in MyComet. You may need to set up a profile first in MyComet, if it’s the first time you’ve registered for a Capital Football course.

Course Details:

Course: Introduction to Refereeing

Date: 11th May

Time: 6:30 – 9:00 pm

Where: Crofton Downs Primary School, Chartwell Drive.

This is a FREE course!

We encourage youth footballers to attend with a parent/guardian if interested in refereeing.

2023 Introduction to Junior Coaching

If you’re coaching a team in our Fun Football (First Kicks, U7, U8) grades this season, you will need to complete the Intro to Junior Coaching Course with Capital Football.

This is an informative course facilitated by Capital Football, providing you information on how to organise a safe and fun football session that players will not only enjoy but learn from too.

Content covered

  • The role of a game leader / coach
  • Introduction to football games and activities
  • Meeting the needs of junior footballers
  • Learner resources
  • Coaching plans
  • Learning the rules of the game

When: Thursday 27th April

Where: Crofton Downs Primary School, Chartwell Drive.

Time: 6:30 – 8:30pm

How: Register now for this FREE course in MyComet.

You’ll need to set up a MyComet profile if its the first time you’ve registered for a Capital Football course.

If you’ve previously completed this course there is no need to repeat it.