The Ellenbrook Dockers Junior Football Club and Ellenbrook Eels Senior Football Club have come together to sign an important MOU that creates a clear pathway for Junior’s through to Seniors, to facilitate closer relationships between both organisations.
Dockers President Ben Ridley said: “There was some hard work undertaken during the off season to grow the game in Ellenbrook”. Mr Ridley went on the say “To have a pathway for our Ellenbrook Kids to progress and continue on into the future, is a great outcome for our football community”
Ellenbrook Senior Football Club President Davin Baxter said said: “We’re extremely pleased to have successfully signed off on this MOU. We’re committed to ensuring that a strong relationship is forged between our club and the Ellenbrook Dockers to support youth participation outcomes in the Ellenbrook region.”
The Ellenbrook MOU consisted of a range of partnership strategies that focuses on shared facilities, coaching support and integration, combined training sessions, joint special events and project, combined committee meetings, cross promotion of community programs and club initiatives, along with many other exciting initiatives.
Strong Junior-Senior Football Club partnerships are an integral part to the successful delivery of the WAFC 18’s and Perth Football League, Metro Football League and Hills Competitions. The WAFC is encouraging all clubs to establish similar MOU’s and Transition Agreements to support participation outcomes for both Junior and Senior Organisations.
Photo: Dockers President Ben Ridley & Eels President Davin Baxter