Sefton Park Scorpions is a school football club for girls and boys which is organised on a voluntary basis by parents of Sefton Park pupils. The club is affiliated with the Football Association, which means all coaches have to be checked and attend an FA Safeguarding course.
Children participate within their year group and compete in the local North Bristol football league on Saturday mornings against a variety of school and club teams.
In addition to league participation, Sefton Park Scorpions also take part in the summer tournaments hosted by Clifton United and Rockleaze football clubs.
Sefton Park Scorpions training ground is at the Fairfield School all-weather Playing Fields on Muller Road. This is where home games are hosted as well as training sessions, between 10am and 12 Noon.
Teams are well established in Years 3 and 5, with the following key contacts:
|Year 5||Andrew Craigemail@example.com||07766 334424|
|Year 3||Matt Majendiefirstname.lastname@example.org||07803 606892|
|Andrew Spooneremail@example.com||07801 741180|
The Committee is now keen to get teams established for Years 1 and 2. To get involved, please contact the relevant person for your child’s year group:
|Year 2||George Conwayfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Year 1||Kirsty Nealeemail@example.com||07834 834213|
Coaches from other years have agreed to help out with initial coaching plans for Years 1 and 2, and the club is able to supply balls, cones and goals to get you up and running.
If your child is interested in joining Sefton Park Scorpions, all they need is enthusiasm, PE kit and a pair of good trainers or blades. Don’t worry about the level or ability of your child, the willingness to kick a ball about and run around with their school friends is mostly what matters at this age. Football boots are only required when playing on grass, but the majority of teams now play on astroturf (Fairfield pitches included).
We also need parents to volunteer and give their support, either as coaches, referees, equipment support (such as storing equipment or putting up goals) or to simply encourage from the sidelines.
Coaching at this level does not require a great deal of expertise, it mostly requires enthusiasm and the coaches say that you’ll get as much fun out of taking part in this as the kids do.
Parents are expected to stay while the coaching session goes on. You’ll often see groups of parents huddled round, drinking coffee on the sidelines, and cheering on the boys and girls taking part.
The Scorpions membership committee is responsible for the organisational aspects of the club. The Committee meets once per year at the end of the season to review membership; agree fixtures for the coming season; ensure FA registration and insurances are up to date; and, consider opportunities for additional financial contributions, such as sponsorship or local neighbourhood grants.
Key members of Sefton Park Scorpions Football Club Committee:
|Chairman: Ben Clarkfirstname.lastname@example.org||07837 219682|
|Treasurer: Andrew Spooneremail@example.com||07801 741180|
|Secretary: Matt Majendiefirstname.lastname@example.org||07803 606892|
If you would like to get involved in the administrative aspects of Sefton Park Scorpions, please contact Ben Clark or Matt Majendie.