Laws of the Game briefings


WaiBOP Football’s Referee Development Manager, Mark Hester, will run a couple sessions covering the Laws of the Game, including covering the recent updates, at the end of March. The dates and venues for these meetings are: Monday 27 March Room

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NZF Advanced Coaching – Informal Workshops


WaiBOP Football in association with NZF is pleased to announce it will conduct a series of NZF Advanced Coaching – Informal Workshops (as per below). The following dates and locations for the first three of these informal workshops (FREE of

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Calling all female coaches


Are you a female football coach keen to take the next step in your development? There’s a chance coming up to do just that in a fun, female-friendly environment and, best of all, it’s completely free! The first ever women-only

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Visit the new WaiBOP Clubstore and Win!


WIN a Top to Toe personal Lotto fit-out valued at over $500! Enter the draw here. Visit the new WaiBOP Football clubstore. Shop now. Click here.

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Coach Education – Senior Level 1/Gk Level 1


We have the following NZF Level 1 coach education courses coming up in mid-March.   NZF Senior Level 1 Coaching Award This first step for coaches of adult players provides information on how to organise enjoyable coaching sessions working on

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Calling All Goalkeepers and Goalkeeper Coaches


WaiBOP’s Goalkeeping Development Officer, James Bannatyne, is here with an update of some upcoming programmes, along with a special announcement.   GK Boot Camps This year we are excited to add Tauranga and Rotorua to the GK Boot Camps (a

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Fit4Football aims to reduce player injuries


The “old school” casual pre-game jog has been given the red card by New Zealand Football and ACC who have teamed up to launch a revolutionary new warm-up programme aimed at tackling the growing frequency and cost of injuries to

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Coach Education – Senior Level 2/Youth Level 3


6 Days | 24 Sessions | 21 Coaches During February we hosted the region’s first NZF Senior Level 2 / Youth Level 3 coach education course at Cambridge Football Club’s John Kerkhof Park. Coaches from across the region attended six

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Situation Vacant – Football South


Football South has a vacancy for a Women’s Development Officer (full-time). The Women’s Development Officer will lead and drive the success of the strategy within the Football South federation by implementing the Girls and Women’s Football strategies to grow the game in

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Coach Education – 2017 calendar


In today’s football world the game is always evolving. Players are quicker, stronger and more creative. Teams work harder, cover more distance and face more challenges than ever before. Therefore, it is essential that coaches at all levels of the

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