EDUCATION: Melbourne City College of Football trials


The Melbourne City College of Football at John Fawkner College will be conducting trials to be part of the program in 2015.

The Melbourne City College of Football will be running its annual football trials on Thursday 25 September where prospective students will have a chance to be assessed by Melbourne City FC coaching staff and learn more about the program. 

Melbourne City College of Football Annual Football Trials is not only an opportunity to find out more about the cutting edge football program at the school but also how the school uses football to better engage students in their academic learning. 

Joe Palatsides — who is Melbourne City FC’s Foxtel National Youth League coach and coach at Melbourne City College of Football — says the trials will allow students to see the level of coaching and the standards of the facilities at John Fawkner College.

“The day is all about learning more about the program and getting to meet the teachers and the coaches who deliver the program,” Palatsides said.

John Fawkner College principal Gus Napoli also feels the importance of making learning exciting is a big factor in teaming up with Melbourne City FC.

“The Melbourne City College of Football is at the core of the John Fawkner Sports Industry Pathways program – a program that satisfies curriculum outcomes in Years 10-12 and links to further study at La Trobe University. We are serious about students reaching their academic potential and sport and the football program play a big part in doing that,” Mr Napoli said.

Primary and secondary students, male and female of all football abilities throughout Victoria are invited to attend the trials. 

Trial Details

Melbourne City College of Football at John Fawkner College Annual Football Trials

Date: Thursday 25 September

Time: Arrive 1:45pm for 2pm start

Venue: John Fawkner College, 51 Jukes Road, Fawkner

Register at www.melbournecitycollegeoffootball.com/melbourne-city-college-of-football-trials/

For more information, contact the college on (03) 9359 1166