In August, the international footy world descended on Melbourne for the 2017 AFL International Cup. This two-week tournament includes the best amateur Australian football teams through-out the world. The USA sent 4 teams to Melbourne, the USA Revolution men's team, the USA Freedom women's A team, the USA Liberty women's B team and the USAFL Umpires. Saturday Morning Footy was very well represented. Coach Jay Levesque played for the Revos, coach Karen Stablein played for the Liberty and Freedom. On the umpire side, Coaches Chris and CJ Adams worked as field and boundary umpires in the tournament. Coach Sid Caeser worked as a goal umpire.
Read more: 2017 AFL International Cup
It was a great 2017 summer session.
Thank you to all of our parents, coaches and volunteers. Thanks in particular to parents who provided snacks and volunteered to wash jerseys. Our coaches, Alex and CJ, did a wonderful job with the U9s and U15s. They were ably assisted by a number of parents.
Pencil in the first Saturday of December for our Winter Camp. The session will run from 9.30am to 11am at a field location in Arlington.
Unfortunately, we have to cancel our session on July 15.
We will be back for the final session and Hot Dog Sizzle on July 22.
As America celebrates its birthday, Saturday Morning Footy will take a break. Hope everyone has a fun and safe holiday.
We will be back with SPECKY WEEK on July 8.
In August, the USA Revolution men's team and the USA Freedom women's team head to Melbourne to compete in the 2017 International Cup. You can help support the programs here and here.
The 2017 Saturday Morning Footy season begins June 10. This year the sessions will run from June 10 to July 22, with a mid-season break for the 4th of July holiday. All sessions are free and the program is open to boys and girls aged 5 to 15.
To register CLICK HERE.
Based on the AFL Auskick program, boys and girls learn the skills and rules of the great game of Australian football through fun and safe games and activities. Every session ends with a modified match.