We are seeking new Junior Players Boys & Girls for 2018, please register your interest below.
The Henley Sharks Football Club is a proud Australian Rules Football Club that has been in existence since 1899 and has been known as the Henley Sharks since 1998. The Junior Football Club has a long and proud history of developing junior footballers.
Our vision is to encourage, promote and teach Australian Rules Football to establish goals, which will develop a Team Attitude of Fair Play and Enjoyment. We are a Proud Club with a rich history of developing Juniors from the Western Suburbs.
Our club provides a family friendly environment that encourages, welcomes and supports volunteer participation in all aspects of the club’s on-field and off-field activities. We provide football programs that are matched to our girls and boys ages and stages of development, commencing from our 6 and 7 year olds participating in the Auskick program through to our U16 girls and boys, on the verge of taking the step into senior football.
Our focus is on providing the appropriate environment, facilities and support for our junior footballers to develop to be the best footballers that they can be, while having fun and building friendships.
Henley Football Club are mindful that young players in today’s environment have great expectations of their Coaches. Henley Coaches have a Junior Coaching Director that is available to guide and direct them throughout the season. In-house training is provided with our Senior A Grade Coach aligning game plans in line with current game strategies.
Our Coaches will expose Players to different areas of the ground, developing a versatile skill set that’s required to be a modern footballer.
Our Coaches have the belief that Junior Players need continual exposure and practise of basic football skills over a period of time, but are also mindful that Players love to Play, whether in trial games or match stimulation drills where they have the opportunity to utilise their basic skills and work through the decision-making process in a high-pressure game situation.
We at Henley have a Team First Philosophy, where each player irrelevant of their capabilities can contribute to the Team, improve their skills and have fun at the same time.
Being a Community Club, we have an open door policy where all Children with a willingness to play football and conform to Club values are welcome.
Henley Juniors have Boys and Girls Teams in Under 8’s through to Under 16.5’s. To play in the under 8 competition in 2018, a player must turn 7 years of age prior to April 30th 2018. To qualify for our under 16.5 competition a player must turn 17 on or after July 1st 2018. Or…….. if you are aged anywhere in between, we would love to hear from you.