Wheatbelt Regional Roadshow

Pilbara Regional Roadshow

The WAFC Game Development team will be heading out to continue the Series of Regional Roadshows throughout the Wheatbelt Regiona in late August. The aim of the roadshows is to expose the local football communities to a range of programs centred around Coaching, Club Development, Volunteers, Umpiring, School Engagement - and also provide an open forum to discuss all matters football both locally and on a statewide basis.

Merridin 24-26 August
Narrogin 27-28 August


Craig Walker, WA State Country Coach 
Glenn Morley, Manager Clubs & Coaching, WAFC
Tayla Daniele, WAFC Competitions Officer
Emma Swanson, Game Development Education Officer

Dean Margetts, AFL Umpire







Session Descriptions


Dean Margetts – 350 game veteran AFL umpire will deliver talks and presentations to Primary and High school students, he will present umpire development and courses for selected students and new umpires, and will deliver mentoring and training sessions with league umpires inMerredin. Dean will be facilitating a number of sessions aimed at a variety of different groups.




Engaging with Schools:

The WAFC Education Officer Emma Swanson will Discuss the hugely successful AFL School Ambassador Program with schools, she will also discuss Engaging with Schools for any clubs looking to engage better with their local schools this session will provide with the tools needed to utilize the positive opportunities that a close and strong working relationship with locals can have on a community club.


TOP Club:

The regional roadshow will also see the official roll out for the WAFC in the WA Sports Federations TOP Club program. The Top Club program works within the framework of the Swisse AFL Quality Club Program and will assist clubs to look at planning and culture. This exciting new program will greatly assist clubs to understand how culture is developed and get their club moving forward with a strong culture as the foundation.This session will be facilitated by WAF Clubs & Coaching manger Glenn Morley.



Craig Walker the WA Country Football League State Coach will deliver a practical sessions on how to train more effectively, and develop skill in your squad. This practical session will provide coaches with a range of drills and practical advice that they can transfer to their teams training sessions straight away.


Fox Sports Pulse training

Tayla Daniele will guide clubs through the online database, FootyWeb.  Club and league registrars are encouraged to attend as well as team managers to ensure they are getting the most fro the Fox Sports Pulse system.