Vacancies currently exist in our under 11 and 13 sides for players turning 11, 12 or 13 in 2016.
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Port Adelaide Lion Soccer Club (“The Pirates”) announces the appointment of a Junior Coaching Director.
Following their successful promotion to the SA National Premier League, Port Adelaide Pirates are pleased to announce the appointment of ‘Simon Parr’ as the clubs Junior Technical Director.
Parr comes to the role with over 12 Years coaching experience having founded a Junior Club in the UK prior to his migration to Australia in 2008, completing an FA Level 2 coaching course.
Since arriving in Adelaide, Parr has been involved in coaching at club level with Adelaide City, Port Pirates and Birkalla, and also coached for several years with the PFA Academy at Underdale.
With a real enthusiasm for developing youth, Parr also spent 2 years coaching primary school clinics at North West Junior Soccer Association (NWJSA) and continues to be involved in coaching the NWJSA State Representative sides.
More recently, Parr has coached both Girls & Boys Western Zone FFSA STIC squads, and last year completed both Senior and Youth FFA/AFC C-License courses.
Working closely with Senior Coach – ‘Derek Hall’, Parr will be responsible for developing the Junior Coaches and Players in line with the FFA Coaching Vision and Philosophy.
Having worked with Derek before, I am excited to once again be involved with Pirates, and look forward to the challenge of developing young players who play an attacking brand of possession based football in line with the FFA Syllabus.
Chairman ‘Peter Murray’ added, this is exciting times for the Pirate family, having gained promotion to the Premier League, we are also pushing forwards with our new grounds in Taperoo, and this appointment aims to ensure that we are developing our Juniors to play football in the right way.
Parr also said, the job starts immediately, with confirming coaches and recruiting new players for the up and coming trials in October, and I would encourage as many Existing, New and Former players to come along and trial for the coming season.
For Full Trial details, please check out the Pirates Website.
Port Adelaide Lion Soccer Club (Pirates) is the oldest football (soccer) club in South Australia, with its senior pitch based at John Hart Reserve, Swan Terrace, Ethelton, South Australian. The club is building on their fresh Vision to become the Number One Premier League Club of choice in the Western Suburbs.
Promoted to the South Australian Premier League for the 2015 Season, and development underway on new pitches & Clubhouse in Taperoo, Port Pirates are committed to and developing young players who play an attacking brand of possession based football in line with the FFA Syllabus.