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  • Ellenbrook Re-appoint Wood for 2018

    Posted on November 11th, 2017 Whitey No comments

    Ellenbrook SFC have reappointed club coach Justin Wood for 2018 and are seeking applicants for coaching staff for the following grades in the 2018 season.

    Reserves
    WCE Colts
    E3
    Masters

    The Ellenbrook SFC is a young, vibrant, financially secure club located in the fast growing suburb of Ellenbrook with brand new facilities.

    The football club had all 4 amateur teams play finals in 2017. With ESFC having strong ties with the Ellenbrook Junior football club who have an abundance of talent due to enter the senior system, the future is very exciting.

    Applicants are required to have the relevant accreditation, experience:
    • Strong leadership and communication skills
    • Ability to develop a young playing group who are highly driven
    • The ability to develop players to their full potential by implementing a creative and well-structured training program
    • Ability to work effectively in an energetic and dedicated team
    • Create and project a positive attitude towards club values and strong team culture

    Applicants please apply to president@ellenbrookeels.com. Applications close Thursday 30 November 2017.

     

    There will be optional light training sessions over the next few weeks for those wanting to tick the legs over – nothing to heavy.

    6:15-7:30pm at the Ellenbrook District Open Space – 15th, 22nd, 29th November, 6th, 13th & 20th December with BBQ and beers afterwards

  • 2017 President’s Report – Andrew Coxall

    Posted on October 26th, 2017 Whitey No comments

    Well another season has come and gone and 2017 was a season of contrasts in many ways.
    On the field, we had another relatively successful year, with all 4 senior sides making finals once again (and the mighty masters remained undefeated – once again!) and the Reserves bringing home another flag to pin on the wall for the club.
    Unfortunately for our league side it was a case of history repeating itself once again and while it hurts just as much as any other preliminary final we have lost recently, I have great hopes for this young group to take this club forward. In years gone by it has been the ‘old guard’ trying to drag our club from C3 into the higher grades and where they failed, I have every confidence that our young eels will drive us forward and take us where we want to go.

    Our Colts and thirds sides were under the pump from the very start of the year and with unfavourable fixturing, it made it extremely difficult for the rest of the club to see the boys in these sides play each week. This is something the club is hoping to rectify for season 2018 as with the facility that we enjoy – there shouldn’t be any reason for the WAAFL to split our club up each week!

    I am very proud of the fact that our club managed to put the wheels in motion to have women’s side play football under the eels banner in 2018. In July this year we entered a side into the WAFC Senior Women’s Community Carnival – with only a week or so recruiting, we managed to have 16 ladies don the Eels Guernsey in 3 games on a Sunday afternoon – including two wins!! What a credit to the girls, considering the majority had never kicked a footy in their lives! I am so excited to have Dezzi Giles on board from 2018 as our Women’s Football Coordinator. Dez is an athlete through and through and her passion for the game is an asset to our club – we are looking forward to the challenge ahead!

    Off the field the Eels enjoyed a very successful year and I cannot thank my executive committee enough for the support and advice they have offered me in my first term as president. Without good help, it just would not be possible to run the club in an efficient manner.

    Personally this year was a steep learning curve and to be honest, When I first put my hand up last year, I did not fully understand how big of a job this role actually would be, I am sure I made some mistakes however and should I be re-elected for the 2017/8 season I will be much better prepared for the challenges that lay ahead.

    In signing off I would like to thank you all for the opportunity to lead our club in 2016/17 , I have enjoyed the role and learnt so much about not only myself but about many others as well. I hope you all enjoy your ‘offseason’ and I look forward to (hopefully) leading our great club for the 2017/18 season.

    Andrew Coxall
    2017 Ellenbrook SFC President

  • 2017 Founders Medal Vote Count and Award Winners

    Posted on September 19th, 2017 Whitey No comments

    Vote Count

    2017 Founders Count

    Life Membership

    Jesse Manning
    Ronnie Hobbs

    League

    Founders Medal Winner – Duncan Rodger
    Runner Up – Brad Pleysier and Daniel Ashby
    Leading Goal – James RK
    Coaches Award: Rhys RI
    Rookie of the Year: Tristan Edmonds

    Reserves

    B&F: Josh Satie
    Runner up: Jamie Stack
    Leading Goal Kicker: Patrick Casey
    Coaches Award: Michael Taylor

    Thirds

    B&F: Rory Chittleborough
    Runner up: Paul Saylor
    Leading Goal Kicker: Paul Cappa
    Coaches Award: Nathan Jarvs Jarvington

    Colts

    B&F: Xavier Kickett
    Runner up: Michael Hedlam
    Leading Goal Kicker: Jordan Peach
    Coaches Award: Tye Eades

    Masters

    Players Player: Mark Fitzgerald
    Runner up: Jeremy Thorn
    Most Improved: Mark Laitt

    Club Awards

    Best Clubman: Scott Carney
    Volunteer of the Year: Richard Lee
    Appreciation Awards: Georgia Saylor, Eden Franklin, Davin Baxter Leigh Trish Farrow