Join the Committee

We’re always looking for more volunteers, parents and players to join our committee, see below for some of the roles and positions we have available, and feel free to suggest a new role if you’ve spotted a gap that you might be able to apply your unique skill set to!

Email us at: toongabbiesoccer@live.com.au if you’re interested.

Committee Roles: (summary)

  1. President:
  2. Vice President:
  3. Secretary:
  4. Treasurer:
  5. Coaching Director:
  6. Groundskeeper and Facilities Manager:
  7. Marketing Coordinator:
  8. Volunteer Coordinator:
  9. Registrar:
  10. Teams Coordinator:
  11. Safety and Compliance Officer:
  12. Community Outreach Coordinator:
  13. Fundraising Coordinator:
  14. Communication and Public Relations Manager:

Parent and Player Support Roles: (summary)

  1. Team Coach:
  2. Team Manager:
  3. Field Maintenance Crew:
  4. Canteen Manager:
  5. Photographer/Videographer:
  6. Uniform & Equipment Coordinator:
  7. Event Planner:
  8. Community Liaison:
  9. Referee Liaison:

Committee Roles:

  1. President:
    The President serves as the leader of the soccer club, providing strategic direction, and representing the club in external matters. They preside over meetings, collaborate with other committee members, and work to ensure the overall success and growth of the club.
  2. Vice President:
    The Vice President supports the President in their duties and takes on leadership responsibilities when needed. They contribute to decision-making processes, assist in implementing the club’s vision, and coordinate specific projects to enhance the club’s operations.
  3. Secretary:
    The Secretary is responsible for maintaining accurate records of club meetings, handling club correspondence, and managing administrative tasks. They play a crucial role in communication within the club, ensuring that important information is documented and shared appropriately.
  4. Treasurer:
    The Treasurer manages the financial aspects of the soccer club, including budgeting, financial reporting, and overseeing transactions. They work closely with the committee to ensure financial stability, compliance with regulations, and responsible fiscal management.
  5. Coaching Director:
    The Coaching Director oversees the coaching staff, ensuring that coaching philosophies align with the club’s objectives. They contribute to the development and implementation of coaching programs, mentor coaches, and work towards continuous improvement in coaching standards.
  6. Groundskeeper & Facilities Manager:
    The Facilities Manager is responsible for coordinating and overseeing playing and training venues. They manage field scheduling, maintenance, and improvements to ensure a safe and suitable environment for players and events.
  7. Marketing Coordinator:
    The Marketing Coordinator promotes the club through marketing strategies, social media management, and visibility initiatives. They work to increase the club’s presence in the community and attract new members and sponsors.
  8. Volunteer Coordinator:
    The Volunteer Coordinator recruits, organizes, and supports volunteers contributing to various aspects of the club. They ensure that volunteers are engaged, trained, and appreciated for their efforts in supporting the club’s activities.
  9. Registrar:
    The Registrar manages the registration process for club members each season. They collect and organize registration forms, ensure compliance with league requirements, and communicate important registration information to members. The Registrar plays a vital role in maintaining accurate membership records.
  10. Teams Coordinator:
    The Teams Coordinator creates the Team Rosters, acting as a liaison between coaches, players, and parents. They coordinate communication, assist with selecting players for the team, placing the team in the correct division with the association, and supporting team feedback to the association.
  11. Safety and Compliance Officer:
    The Safety and Compliance Officer ensures that the club’s activities comply with safety regulations and guidelines. They oversee player safety, equipment standards, and relevant health protocols to maintain a secure environment for all participants.
  12. Community Outreach Coordinator:
    The Community Outreach Coordinator establishes and maintains connections with the local community. They organize outreach programs, community events, and partnerships to promote the club’s positive impact beyond the field.
  13. Fundraising Coordinator:
    The Fundraising Coordinator develops and executes fundraising initiatives to secure financial support for the club. They explore sponsorship opportunities, organize events, and engage with the community to generate funds that contribute to the club’s sustainability and development.
  14. Communication and Public Relations Manager:
    The Communication and Public Relations Manager is responsible for managing external communications and public relations for the club. They work to enhance the club’s public image, handle media relations, and ensure clear and consistent communication with members and the broader community.

Parent and Player Support Roles:

  1. Team Coach:
    The Team Coach provides coaching support for a specific team, focusing on player development, skill improvement, and overall team success. They plan and conduct training sessions, strategise for games, and foster a positive and encouraging team culture. It is compulsory that there will be a minimum of one Coach per team. If the team is unable to identify a Coach, the club will be unable to form the team.
  2. Team Manager:
    The Team Manager manages team-related logistics, acting as the primary point of contact between coaches, players, and parents. They coordinate communication, assist with scheduling, organize team events, and support the overall functioning of the team. There will be one Manager per team.
  3. Field and Maintenance Crew:
    The Field and Maintenance Crew ensures safe and well-maintained playing fields during soccer events. Responsibilities include field setup, equipment management for a great game-day experience
  4. Canteen Manager:
    The Canteen Manager oversees snack stands or concessions during games and events. They coordinate volunteers, manage inventory, and ensure a positive experience for players and spectators. The Canteen Manager plays a crucial role in providing refreshments and creating a welcoming atmosphere.
  5. Photographer/Videographer:
    The Photographer/Videographer captures moments during games, practices, and events. They contribute to the creation of visual content for the club, including photos and videos for social media, promotional materials, and memories for players and families.
  6. Uniform & Equipment Coordinator:
    The Uniform Distribution Coordinator manages the distribution and collection of team uniforms. They ensure that players have the necessary gear for games, coordinate uniform orders, and handle the return process at the end of the season.
  7. Event Planner:
    The Event Planner organizes and coordinates club events, fundraisers, and social gatherings. They work to create enjoyable and memorable experiences for players, parents, and supporters, contributing to the overall club community.
  8. Community Liaison:
    The Community Liaison connects with local businesses, schools, and organizations to foster community support for the soccer club. They explore partnership opportunities, seek sponsorships, and represent the club positively in the local community.
  9. Referee Liaison:
    The Referee Liaison acts as a liaison between the club and referees. They help schedule referees for home games, address concerns or feedback, and work to maintain a positive relationship with the officiating community.

Match day roles for Parents and Players:

Even if you can contribute the time or skills for a permanent volunteer role to support the club, there are a number of Match day roles you can perform that require very little preparation or knowledge, but still support your (or your child’s) team, coach and manager on the day:
Each role contributes to the overall organization, safety, and positive experience for players and the soccer community.

  1. Team Official: Manages the sideline environment, ensures spectator adherence to rules, and acts as a liaison between fans, parents, and the club. Promotes a positive and supportive atmosphere.
  2. Substitution Coordinator: Coordinates player substitutions during the game, working closely with coaches to ensure smooth transitions and compliance with substitution rules.
  3. Timekeeper: Manages the game clock and communicates crucial time-related information to coaches, players, and officials, ensuring the smooth progression of the match.
  4. First Aid Coordinator: Responsible for basic first aid support, carrying a first aid kit, and being aware of medical needs during the game.
  5. Equipment Manager: Manages and ensures the availability of all necessary equipment, including balls, cones, and any other training or match-related gear.
  6. Photographer/Videographer Assistant: Captures footage or photos for analysis or promotional purposes, to share with other Parents and the club.
  7. Snack and Hydration Coordinator: Especially for hot summer days and long games, we recommend that parents take turns to ensure that players have access to water and healthy snacks before, during, and after the game.
  8. Transportation Organizer: Coordinates transportation arrangements for away games, car-sharing, arrival times etc, ensuring that players arrive and depart safely.
  9. Warm-Up Coordinator: Assists with organizing and leading warm-up exercises for players before the game. Giving the coach and manager time to concentrate on tactics and coordinating the game start with the opponents.
  10. Goal Judge/Scorekeeper: Keeps track of goals scored, assists with managing the scoreboard, and communicates score updates, and updates the Compman scores after the game.