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Ensure that all parents rostered for roles collect their bibs and are aware of what they need to do. Please be aware that most of the official roles require some type of accreditation.

Team Officials

  • Team Manager       (WWCC – Working With Children Check)

  • Coach                    (Appropriate Coaching level accreditation, WWCC)

  • Assistant coach      (Appropriate Coaching level accreditation, WWCC)

  • Trainer                    (First Aid, CPR, ERC – U13+, WWCC)

  • Runner                   (WWCC)

  • Water Carrier         (WWCC)

Your Team Officials are allowed to show support for your side, but must do so respectfully and positively. Abuse and bad language directed at players, Umpires, officials or other parents is unacceptable.

Match Officials

  • Club Umpire - Modified rules     (SMJFL Club Umpire Information Session, WWCC)

  • Umpire Escort                            (WWCC)

  • Boundary Umpire                       (WWCC)

  • Goal Umpire                               (WWCC)

  • Time keeper (scoreboard)          (WWCC)

Please ensure your Match Officials understand that they must be seen to be neutral at all times during the game. This means they are not allowed to openly barrack for your side.

Parent Helpers

Ensure your parent helpers know what roles they are doing and that they have what they need.

  • Scoreboard attendant – maybe required for home games at Wellington Reserve

  • Canteen helpers for home games: 2 parents per half at both Columbia Park and Wellington Reserve

  • Best and Fairest voting envelopes: 2 parents + coach (U11+)

  • Oranges & Lollies

  • Official Photographer

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