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Top Dad Coaches – UFTG Juniors

02 Sep Top Dad Coaches – UFTG Juniors

The Upper Ferntree Gully JFC / The Modern Game partnership is moving into a 3rd year and continues to evolve and grow.  After a successful season the Ferntree Gully – Belgrave Mail  made contact with the president of the club (Bruce Begley) to enquire about what the club is potentially doing different to other junior clubs. 

Here is a snippet from the article:

Junior footy coaches are often just dads brought in to help out but Upper Gully has taken its teaching roles to a new level – hiring ‘The Modern Game’ to mentor the coaches.

“We had been working towards a premiership but that was never a driving force,” said club president Bruce Begley.  “We’re more about developing the kids’ skills – both in football and life.”

….Mr Begley said The Modern Game taught his coaches to be less emotionally involved in the game’s result and more focussed on improving players’ skills.

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