POSITIONS AVAILABLE – Coaches and Officials

Posted: September 23, 2016 in American Football Job Opportunities Raiders Gridiron Academy Youth Football
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Bring it on Sports are hiring Coaches and Officials for the Raiders Youth Gridiron12342274_10153858110697642_7533652875985731358_n Academy.  All Coaches and Officials will be paid.  Coaches will be expected to manage groups of players aged 7-14yrs.

Successful Coaches will be required to:

  • be available from 4.30pm to 6.30pm on Tuesdays Nights commencing the 11th October 2016 in addition to 1.5 hours on Friday Nights commencing the 14th October 2016. Coaching is held at David Phillips Sports Complex in Daceyville.
  • hold a current Australian Tax File Number
  • hold the USA Football Level 1 Tackle Certification. To complete this Certification please click on the link http://gridironaustralia.org.au/education/coaching-accreditation/
  • learn the rules of the game for 5 on 5 tackle Gridiron

Successful Officials will be required to:

  • be available from 4.30pm to 6.30pm on Tuesdays Nights commencing the 11th October 2016 in addition to 1.5 hours on Friday Nights commencing the 14th October 2016. Coaching is held at David Phillips Sports Complex in Daceyville.
  • hold a current Australian Tax File Number
  • learn the rules of the game for 5 on 5 tackle Gridiron

All applications should include the following information as relevant to the position you are applying for:

  • Coaches – years of playing Tackle Gridiron & years of coaching Tackle Gridiron
  • Officials – years of officiating Tackle Gridiron
  • Any other relevant information and qualifications (First Aid etc)

To apply please send your resume to info@bringitonsports.com.au

Polynesian Football Hall of Fame to visit Australia!

Posted: May 10, 2016 in American Football Youth Football
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Polynesian Football Hall of Fame Goodwill Tour to visit Australia, New Zealand and Samoa.

13173712_1128618040539245_7476569230873296713_nHonolulu, HI (May 10, 2016) – The Polynesian Football Hall of Fame announced today a Goodwill Tour that will include visits to Apia, Auckland, Pago Pago and Sydney on June 6 -14, 2016.

Led by Super Bowl Champions and Polynesian Football Hall of Fame Co-Founders Jesse Sapolu and Ma’a Tanuvasa, the Goodwill Tour will raise awareness about the many educational opportunities American Football can provide for young Polynesians in the Pacific. Football clinics will also be open to all youth free of charge.

“We are thrilled to have the Polynesian Football Hall of Fame down under, said Paul Manera, local organizer and Director of Bring it On Sports.  “Jesse and Ma’a are legends in the Polynesian community and American Football.”

Youth clinic details and other events will be announced in the coming weeks. The Polynesian Football Goodwill Tour schedule is as follows: Pago Pago, American Samoa June 6 & 7; Apia, Samoa June 8 & 9; Auckland, New Zealand June 9 – 11, and Sydney, Australia June 11 – 14.

“The growth and success of Polynesians in American Football has been extraordinary,” said Jesse Sapolu, four-time Super Bowl Champion. “The emergence of Rugby legend and current San Francisco 49er Jarryd Hayne is a great example of this.”

“The Polynesian Football Hall of Fame is committed to reaching Polynesian youth throughout the world, said two-time Super Bowl Champion Ma’a Tanuvasa. “American Football is a platform for educational opportunity.”

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About the Polynesian Football Hall of Fame

The Polynesian Football Hall of Fame honors Polynesia’s greatest players, coaches and contributors.  A
s a 501(C)(3) organization, the Hall of Fame preserves and promotes Polynesian football history and awards scholarships for Polynesian student-athletes.

About Jesse Sapolu
  – As a former offensive lineman for the University of Hawai’i, Jesse played offensive guard and center for the San Francisco 49ers for 15 seasons (1983-97). He was named an All-Pro twice and is one of only 23 NFL players in history to win four or more Super Bowl Rings. Jesse is Chairman and Co-Founder of the Polynesian Football Hall of Fame and a Class of 2015 Inductee.

About Ma’a Tanuvasa – As a former defensive end for the University of Hawaii, Ma’a was an eighth round draft pick by the Los Angeles Rams. He is a Two-Time Super Bowl Champion as a member of the Denver Broncos and led his team in sacks (1993, 1994). Ma’a was inducted into the Hawaii Sports Hall of Fame in 2006. He serves as Vice-Chairman and the Co-Founder of the Polynesian Football Hall of Fame.

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Photo to the Left:  Paul Manera with Jesse Sapolu at the 2011 University of Hawaii Alumni Tailgate Party
Photo to the Right: Jesse Sapolu and Ma’a Tanavasa at the Polynesian Cultural Center with the 2015 class of the Polynesian Football Hall of Fame

NFL FLAG SCHOOL HOLIDAY CAMPS

Posted: April 18, 2016 in American Football Camps & Clinics NFL FLAG School Sports Programs Youth Football
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YES!  It’s time of the year again in Australia!  The end of Term 1 of school and to be honest some parents dread it. What do you do with your kids?  How do you keep them entertained? We have brought a new sport to Australia that the kids will love!  It’s called NFL Flag.  

NFL FLAG provides opportunities for children age 7-17 to enjoy America’s favorite sport in Australia! Players benefit by being physically active through non-contact, continuous action while learning the fundamentals of football, lessons in teamwork and sportsmanship.

This is a no-contact sport, and penalties for contact will be enforced. Tackling, blocking, stiff-arming or physical contact of any kind is not allowed.

Football is one of the most exciting and popular sports for kids. But whether it’s because of limited size or ability, or the desire to keep from getting hurt, not all kids want to play tackle football and many parents are concerned about the violent nature of the game.

Flag football has proven to be a much safer sport for kids that still includes the high action appeal of football with far less of the common injuries associated with tackle football: concussions, broken bones, sprains, and dislocations.

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TO REGISTER FOR AN NFL FLAG CAMP PLEASE GO TO: http://www.bringitonsports.com.au/events/nflflagcamp/

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A HUGE YEAR FOR AUSSIE GRIDIRON

Posted: March 2, 2016 in American Football Camps & Clinics NFL FLAG Recruiting Talent Identification Combine USA Scholarships Youth Football
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2016 FOOTBALL IN AUSTRALIAIt is going to be a huge year for American Football (Gridiron) in Australia! Just check out this extensive list of things happening…

JANUARY

  1. Bring it on Sports launched our first ever NFL Flag School Holiday Camp in Sydney, it was a great success and are looking forward to taking NFL Flag throughout Australia!

FEBRUARY

  1. Aussie Max Hendrie sign a Full Scholarship to play Football at the University Of Hawaii.
  2. We have just hosted the 1st ever Australian Outback National Women’s Training Camp who are getting ready to compete at the 2017 IFAF Women’s World Cup..
  3. The Australian Outback Under 19’s National Team had their selection camp.

APRIL

  1. Aussies Adam Gotsis (Georgia Tech ) and Blake Muir (Baylor) are eligible for the NFL Draft.
  2. The Australian Gridiron League Stage Competitions kicks off for both Mens and Womens Football.
  3. Bring it on Sport will be holding their 3rd Talent Identification Combine in search of Aussie Talent
  4. Bring it on Sports will running NFL Flag School Holiday Camps in Darwin, Brisbane, Sydney and Canberra

MAY

  1. The University of Hawaii will be coming to Sydney to scout for talent Aussie players for scholarships. We will have some more players that we can send their way.

JULY

  1. The Australian Outback Junior Team travel to China in July for their first ever appearance at the IFAF Under 19’s World Cup.
  2. The Australian Outback Mens Team are travelling to Tahiti in July to play against Tahiti and American Samoa which will be their 1st ever meeting..

AUGUST

  1. College Football comes to Sydney!  The Hawaii Warriors and the California Golden Bears play at ANZ Stadium on the 27th.

SEPTEMBER

  1. Bring it on Sports will running NFL Flag School Holiday Camps in Melbourne, Hobart, Adelaide and Perth
  2. The first Australian NFL Flag Youth Competition will kick off in Sydney on Friday 14 October 2016.

OTHER NEWS

  1. The National Gridiron League will be kicking off later this year.. It will be the 1st ever professional Gridiron League in Australia.

 

For more information on any of the above please feel free to contact us.

Sydney School Tackles American Football

Posted: October 22, 2015 in American Football School Sports Programs Youth Football
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imagesBring it on Sports are very excited and proud to announce we now have our first ever Australian school participating in TACKLE GRIDIRON for sports.

Inspired by Jarryd Hayne’s move to the NFL and growing interest in the sport locally, Moriah College in Sydney, is actually the first school in Australia to introduce Tackle Gridiron (American Football) to their sports curriculum.

The students thoroughly enjoyed their first sessions and the school sports co-ordinator was glowing in Moriah College Helmethis praise:  “Thank you again for a wonderful introduction to your program”

Over the coming weeks, the students will receive their helmets and shoulder pads and will be coached to learn the skills of tackling, snapping, throwing and blocking.

Coach Paul Manera and the staff at Bring it on Sports are looking forward to expanding tackle football into neighbouring schools to create an Eastern Suburbs Schools Competition – a first for Australia.

If you would like to introduce Tackle Football to your school email us!

 

NFL FLAG comes to Australia!

Posted: September 24, 2015 in American Football Flag Gridiron NFL FLAG Youth Football
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NFL FLAG COMES TO AUSTRALIA!!!

Do you like playing football as much as watching games?

Bring it on Sports are very excited and proud to announce that they are working with USA Football and the NFL to introduce NFL FLAG to Australia!

NFL FLAG allows boys and girls, ages 5-17, play non-contact NFL FLAG football.  The games are always fun and you’ll have lots of field-time during the non-stop action. Everyone gets to play in NFL FLAG and good sportsmanship and teamwork are always emphasized.

Plus, you get to sharpen your football skills, learn new ones and – best of all – PLAY FOOTBALL!

For further information or book a session for your school click here: http://www.bringitonsports.com.au/nfl-flag/

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Tackle Gridiron Competition

Posted: August 26, 2015 in Promo Raiders Gridiron Academy Youth Football
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Bring it on Sport are pleased to offer Tackle Youth Gridiron programs in the Eastern Suburbs of Sydney.