2019 Emerging Jets U11 Boys Trial


Northern NSW Football (NNSWF) invites players in the age group/s outlined below to trial for the Emerging Jets (SAP) Squads.

All players must register to take part in these trials, details are outlined below. Players will not be eligible to take part in the trials if they have not completed an online registration by 5pm Friday 17th August 2018. Registrations will not be taken past this cut-off date.

Participation Cost: $10 per child – payment to be made when registering online.

This is a nominal fee to confirm your commitment to participation in the trial, and to help cover the payment of coaching staff and other costs associated with running the trial session.

Trial Details

An open trial for boys born in 2008 will be conducted by Northern NSW Football.

Location: Lake Macquarie Regional Football Facility, 13 Park Road, Speers Point NSW 2284

Day: Monday 20th August, 2018

Time:  check-in at 4:00pm for 4:45pm – 6:15pm

Set up: The trial will include exercises / drills based on the four core skills of the SAP program which are First Touch, Striking the ball, 1v1 Attacking and Defending and Running with the ball. We will also include small sided games which will all be conducted by current Emerging Jets SAP coaches. If you wish to trial as a goalkeeper please inform the staff when checking in.

Please remember to wear your football strip/attire for the trial including shin pads and football boots (no metal studded boots allowed), and please bring a water bottle.


Process after initial trial:

> All players will be notified of their trial outcome by email by Thursday 23 August 2018.

> If selected into the train on squad for a 4 week trial period: Any players selected to train on with the current Emerging Jets 10 years boys teams for an initial 4 week trial period will be expected to attend training 1 or 2 sessions per week. There is no cost for these sessions.

> If selected into the Emerging Jets 11 years team: Any players invited into one of the 2019 Emerging Jets 11 years teams will be required to train 3 days per week plus a game on the weekend for the duration of the program (approx 40 weeks – from Oct 2018 to Sep 2019, with a break in Dec/Jan for approx 1 month).

The participation fee for the 2019 program will be confirmed if/when your son is selected in the program. Please be mindful that this is a comprehensive program, requiring a significant commitment from both player and parents.

The 2019 Emerging Jets 11 Years Boys will participate in the NNSWF 12 Years SAP Competition.

Players will also have an opportunity to be selected in the 14 player squad that will participate in the 2019 Boys SAP State Championships.


If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Jackie Murnain (High Performance Administrator) on 02 4941 7213