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Nominate Now: Woolworths AFL School Ambassador of the Year Awards

Monday, May 25, 2015 - 11:55 AM

Teachers who run outstanding Australian Football programs in their schools can win a trip for two to a 2015 AFL Finals game.

The WA Football Commission invites schools, parents and educators to nominate a Woolworths AFL School Ambassador for this year’s awards –

Click here for more information: 2015 Woolworths AFL School Ambassador of the Year

There are 7 categories within the 2015 Woolworth AFL School Ambassador of the Year Awards. (Click hyperlinks to nominate)

  1.        Outstanding Service Award (Active AFLSA for 5 + years)
  2.        Outstanding Primary Woolworths AFL School Ambassador
  3.        Outstanding Secondary Woolworths AFL School Ambassador
  4.        Outstanding First Year Woolworths AFL School Ambassador
  5.        Outstanding Indigenous AFL School Program
  6.        Outstanding Female AFL School Program
  7.        Outstanding Multicultural AFL School Program

Nominees must be registered Woolworth AFL School Ambassadors.

Nominations by school staff, parents, WAFC staff and community football groups for outstanding programs run from August 2014 to July 2015 can be sent in now until the last day of term 2, July 3.

Finalists in each of the 7 categories will be invited to attend the Woolworths AFL School Ambassador of the Year Awards night on July 30 where the winners will be announced.

Click here to nominate Link to 2015 Nomination Form
Click here for more information AFL School Ambassador of the Year Awards

Nominations are judged against all criteria below for the time period Term 3, 2014 to Term 2, 2015. Click here for winning examples AFL School Ambassador of the Year Nomination Examples

  •   Evidence of Innovation                                   – new program(s) implemented that year
  •   Evidence of Professional Development   – given to colleagues at the same school, cluster or other
  •   Extent of Involvement                                    – the school’s involvement in competitions
  •   Evidence of Cross Curricula                            – programs outside competitions like literacy and numeracy
  •   Links with Community                                     – junior or senior clubs or recognised community groups
  •   Evidence of inclusivity                                      – catering for students who are not elite athletes
  •   Adherence to nomination requirements

Over the past 10 years there have been over 40 category winners from nearly 30 different schools across the state. In 2014 we received 100 nominations that were shortlisted to 35 finalists.

 Congratulations to the 2014 Coles AFL School Ambassador of the Year Award Winners:

  • Outstanding Service Award - Jeremy Bruse, Cecil Andrews SHS
  • Outstanding Primary Coles AFL School Ambassador - Brigit Wall, North Mandurah Primary School
  • Outstanding Secondary Coles AFL School Ambassador - Adrian Correia, CBC Fremantle
  • Outstanding First Year Coles AFL School Ambassador - Sam Alexeeff, Newman SHS
  • Outstanding Indigenous AFL Program - Mike Cuneo, Marble Bar Remote Primary School
  • Outstanding Female AFL Program - Narelle Scott, Beeliar Primary School
  • Outstanding Multicultural AFL Program - Deb Fitzsimmons, Cyril Jackson Senior Campus

Woolworths became the new national AFL Schools program partner in 2015.

Click here to nominate Link to 2015 Nomination Form
Click here for more information AFL School Ambassador of the Year Awards
Click here for winning examples AFL School Ambassador of the Year Nomination Examples

CLOSES FRIDAY JULY 3, 2015