About the project

Holland Park Hawks FC is a club based in Camp Hill/Holland Park Brisbane since 1977. The club has a proud history and today has over 60 football teams from U6 through to Over 35s. We compete in both Football Brisbane and Football Queensland competitions. We hold a silver rated SAP (Skills Acquisition Program) for U9-U12 compete in the National Premier League (NPL) Youth and Football Queensland Premier (FQPL) Division Seniors Club. Our Technical Director and SAP Head Coach have over 30 years of experience each which includes coaching course delivery and state level coaching.

Our club is passionate about development as players, referees, coaches or simply good people. Our Coaching Academy will be available to all men and women, internal and external to our club, who want to begin, or continue with their coaching journey in a supported and ‘real’ environment.

Academy Coaches will be assigned to a club team as a Community Coach, Assistant Coach, or if they have already obtained a C Licence, as a Junior SAP/NPL coach for the season. Coaches will follow a structured program developed with a view to steady and continuous progress through the various levels of coaching accreditation.  Coaches will be continually mentored by experienced club coaches and will receive regular feedback/assessment.

Access to the Academy will be free for all participants. Coaches will receive free in-house coaching courses and, depending on the funds raised, will have access to part, or fully paid course accreditation funding.

The purpose of the course is to allow coaches to become coaches in the ‘real-world’ working with club players, parents and other coaches to understand how the role of communication, player support and development and working as a team within a club interacts with their technical coach training. ‘Putting Theory into Practice’.

As the Academy develops we would look to link up with Government accredited courses and we hope our fundraising can create a separate club future fund for the continual advancement of the coaching program. We will aim to garner further support via grants and other funding to continually increase the fund and program offering looking to include referee development as part of the program.

Through our fundraising partnership with the Australian Sports Foundation, donations of $2 or more to this campaign are tax deductible. So please show your support by donating today!

Please be assured that ALL money raised will be used for our Coaching Academy only. Donations will be accounted for in a separate club bank account, managed specifically for this program and will be audited as a stand-alone project. No money from these donations will be used for any other club purpose regardless of the amount donated.

  • Gary Weir

    Let's keep developing coaches. Can't survive without them. Good luck

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