THE ROBERT VAN GAALEN
EMERGING LEADERS ACADEMY
The Academy has been developed to assist competitive age group players in gaining the knowledge, skills, qualifications and confidence required to take on coaching and leadership roles within Chinchilla FC.
Teenage club members with an interest in coaching
Age of Eligibility:
14 - 17 years (2024 calendar year)
There are up to 8 Academy positions available in 2024
Midnight, Sunday 4th of February 2024
To be eligible for the Academy, applicants must meet all of the following requirements;
Be a registered, or registering, player for Chinchilla FC for the 2024 season
Be turning, 14, 15, 16 or 17 during the 2024 calendar year
Demonstrated previous service to the club
Complete the application and selection process
HOW TO APPLY
You need to apply for the Academy by completing the online Application form,
which you can access here or by clicking one of the APPLY NOW buttons on this page.
We use the following components to consider you for the Academy:
To give yourself the best chance, we recommend you do your best to complete all sections of your applications truthfully, in full, and with thought.
Previous Service to the Club
Volunteering and behavioural conduct during the previous season (2023)
Applicants will be shortlisted and may be required to provide additional information
Successful applicants will receive financial assistance and mentoring support to complete the following;
Foundations of Football Coaching Course (value $100)
Provide First Aid and CPR (value $129)
Fire Extinguisher Course
Self Defence workshop
Working With Children Blue Card - Volunteer
Academy polo (value $40)
Successful applicants will receive reimbursement of out of pocket expenses to complete the following:
2024 season player registration (value $150)
Responsible Service of Alcohol (value $35)
Maximum value of the Academy is $454
The expenses associated with the Academy are covered or reimbursed through Sponsor and supplier donation
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
To remain eligible for the scholarship, recipients will be required to:
Maintain their requirements of eligibility
Adhere to the Conditions and Terms of the Academy
Attend compulsory program components
Complete all component requirements by the Academy completion date
Take on an assistant coaching role with a younger age group Chinchilla FC team
Have the support of their parent/guardian to ensure they are able to attend to all components of the Academy
A complete list of the Terms and Conditions of the Academy is located as a PDF here
Applications must be completed and submitted by the closing date of midnight, Sunday 4th of February 2024
If a successful applicant fails to successfully meet these considerations, reimbursement may be withheld, or the successful applicant's Academy position may be terminated.
Offers are made via email.
Chinchilla FC reserves the right to withdraw an advertised Academy position at any time.
The Robert Van Gaalen Emerging Leaders Academy is proudly sponsored by:
Chinchilla Kitchens and Keating Bros Home Timber and Hardware - Chinchilla