De­vel­op­ment of­fi­cer to be based in SW

Augusta Margaret River Times - - Sport - Therese Col­man

Foot­ball West has an­nounced a ser­vice agree­ment with the Leeuwin Nat­u­ral­iste Ju­nior Soc­cer As­so­ci­a­tion.

The club, which has teams in Mar­garet River, Bus­sel­ton, Vasse, Duns­bor­ough and Capel, has wel­comed a full-time de­vel­op­ment of­fi­cer who will be based in the South West.

FW chief ex­ec­u­tive James Cur­tis said the agree­ment would start from Novem­ber 1. “Foot­ball West is ex­cited to be work­ing with the LNJSA to in­crease the ca­pac­ity of their clubs, coaches, play­ers and of­fi­cials” Mr Cur­tis said.

“This agree­ment will lead to greater par­tic­i­pa­tion op­por­tu­ni­ties across the year for all lev­els of the game, as well as pro­vid­ing a path­way for tal­ented play­ers and coaches — to im­prove and de­velop their skills.”

LNJSA pres­i­dent Char­lie Cox said the move was a win for soc­cer play­ers in the re­gion.

“The LNJSA, are thrilled to sign this ser­vice agree­ment with FW, the State gov­ern­ing body for soc­cer,” he said.

“It puts our as­so­ci­a­tion in5 a much stronger po­si­tion to grow and de­velop the sport of soc­cer in our re­gion, and will pro­vide in­creased op­por­tu­ni­ties for our play­ers, coaches and clubs for the fore­see­able fu­ture.

“We look for­ward to wel­com­ing the FW de­vel­op­ment of­fi­cer to our re­gion.”

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