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Football Federation Australia

Football Federation Australia

Football Federation Australia (FFA), in partnership with its Member Federations, Hyundai A-League and Westfield W-League clubs, is thrilled to offer children across Australia quality football experiences via the Sporting Schools program.

FFA is pleased to partner with the Australian Sports Commission (ASC) to deliver this $160 million Australian Government initiative to encourage more children to participate in sport.

Football (Soccer) is arguably the largest team sport in Australia, and offers a safe, fun, accessible and inclusive pathway for all participants.


The Football Federation Australia products

A-League and W-League logosSporting Schools Primary Football Programs are delivered by Hyundai A-League and Westfield W-League Clubs, to introduce boys and girls aged 5 – 12 years to football. The program content is based on the ALDI MiniRoos Kick-Off program and is designed to develop fundamental skills of the game, and introduce fun game-based activities to participants.

Sporting Schools Secondary Football Programs are delivered by Hyundai A-League and Westfield W-League Clubs. This program is designed for students to further develop their fundamental movement skills in a team environment. The Football program is delivered in an inclusive and engaging manner, encouraging a positive view towards an active and healthy lifestyle.

To find your local Sporting Schools coaching provider see the contacts page.

View more information about the product and costs


Teachers and coaches are our assets

Football Federation Australia values the role of teachers not just in the classroom but in the school yard as well. Their enthusiasm for improving children’s lives is often understated. Society places its trust and confidence in teachers who as educators, have one of the most important roles for our children, outside of parents and carers.

Coaches are also a wonderful influence on children throughout their formative years. Coaches are the people who deliver the skills with fun and enjoyment.

The information below is a guide to how schools, coaches and sporting organisations can deliver the Football Federation Australia program within Sporting Schools:

Essentials for schools   Essentials for coaches   Essentials for sporting organisations


Visit the contacts page for the relevant state based A-League club or state body.

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