We play in the Northern Football Region (NRF) and the bulk of the fees we collect cover the NRF Auckland competition entry fees and resources they develop for coaches, players and clubs. The remaining amount covers equipment and operating costs.
Find games here:
NRF Website >>> Competitions >>> Junior Football (U9-U12) >>> Central Auckland Junior Fixtures
>>> Then use the dropdown menu to find your team (e.g. U9 Central Auckland Pukeko Orange)
We have 6 Junior / Youth Teams (90 players aged 9-17) competing in Auckland and 40 kids aged 4-8 playing on Saturdays here on the island.
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We are all volunteers and we aim to create a welcoming, safe place. Waiheke United has Codes of Conduct in place for players and coaches. When you register, you agree to abide by those. If you see or feel actions have been taken against our Code of Conduct please email our Club Secretary (Secretary@WaihekeUnited.org.nz) in accordance with our policy for Waiheke United Concerns and Complaints
Registration Key Dates
01 Mar - Registration opens
20 Mar - Registration closes
28 Mar - 6 teams U9-U14 submitted to NRF without players names
03 Apr - Coaches final selection of players for teams (Meet 2-3pm Clubroom)
10 Apr - Full invoice to NRF for 6 teams paid -- or some teams will be withdrawn
NRF COMPETITION FOOTBALL IN AUCKLAND
07 May - First competition game (Auckland league) continuing weekly
17 Sep - Last competition game
NO GAMES: 04 Jun, 16 Jul, 23 Jul and 13 Aug
NRF Season Calendar 2022 -- Waiheke United plays JUNIOR and YOUTH (at the top)
NRF Junior Football Regulations 2022
NRF Juniors (Age 9-12)
Season Fee $175
Weekday Training (1 hour) plus Saturday Games (1 hour plus travel time) in Terms 2 and 3
U9 Coach – Steven Holden - firstname.lastname@example.org and Manager – TBA
U10 Coach – Steffen Ernst - email@example.com and Managers Alex Fazzari - firstname.lastname@example.org and Gonsa Garcia -- email@example.com
U11 Coach – Arne Nieuwenhuys - firstname.lastname@example.org and Manager – Davina Meduno - email@example.com
U12 Coach – Coach - Steve Nuthall - firstname.lastname@example.org and Coach - Kelly Escombe - email@example.com and and Manager Denise Whitfield - firstname.lastname@example.org
Coaches will contact you for training dates.
NRF Youth (Age 13-17)
Weekday Training (1 hour) plus Futsal Training (1 hour) plus Saturday Games (1 hour plus travel time) in Terms 2 and 3
U14 and U15 Coaches – Richard Klipin - email@example.com and Danilo Borderi - firstname.lastname@example.org and Managers Alexa Cridge - email@example.com and Julie Moore firstname.lastname@example.org
U17 Coach Simon Bickerton - email@example.com and Coach Jonathon Miles - firstname.lastname@example.org and Manager - Dale Griffin - email@example.com
First Kicks (Age 4-6) Fun Football (Age 7-8) -- FKFF
Season Fee $85
Saturdays 9-10am in Terms 2 and 3
Coach – Quite a few awesome dads and moms! – please contact Dan if you want to coach -- firstname.lastname@example.org
Manager – We need an admin person to plan sausage sizzles and stuff – please contact Dan if you can help out -- email@example.com
Fees cover the NRF competition entry fees, facilities, equipment and operations.
Uniforms ($55-$150) and Transport ($0-100) per season will be additional, depending on how our volunteer efforts to fundraise will go -- please contact Dan Tisch – firstname.lastname@example.org -- if you can help fundraise.
Donations welcome either via https://givealittle.co.nz/org/waihekeunited
Coaches decide who plays in each team, with DOB as the starting point. Dispensation rules apply. While individual requests are considered, please respect the coach is best positioned to decide for the sake of the team.
Email will be used for training, games and communication expected to be read by all members.
Social media and other apps (example WhatsApp, Messenger) may duplicate information used informally for team comms and photos -- however, please respect that some people don't use social media.
Shirts for home (red) and away (blue) games are distributed by the Manager before every game and collected afterwards.
Shorts and other apparel can be purchased with the Waiheke United branding here:
Refunds and Hardship
Fees for 2022 will be fully refundable due to uncertainties. We understand financial hardship happens -- please email Richard our Treasurer to talk through options – email@example.com
NEW: Director of Football
Thabiso Elliot Tleane (Tee) -- Tee@waihekeunited.org.nz -- will oversee football coaching and pathways from Junior through our Men's and Women's teams. This role came with Waiheke United's promotion to the National Northern League, thanks to the Men's First team.
WU Committee Who’s Who
President – Nick Saunders – firstname.lastname@example.org
Vice-President – Vacant – please contact Simon email@example.com if you are interested.
Treasurer – Richard Klipin – firstname.lastname@example.org
Secretary – Simon Harvey – email@example.com
Mens Team Rep – Gareth Jenkinson – firstname.lastname@example.org
Womens Team Rep – Vacant – please contact Simon email@example.com if you are interested.
Junior Teams Rep – Dan Tisch – firstname.lastname@example.org
Sponsorships – Steve McClory – email@example.com
Legendary Supporter – Geoff Bilbee – firstname.lastname@example.org
Café Manager – Malena Gavalda -- Malena.email@example.com
Club Administrator – Dale Griffin (temporary) – JuniorSecretary@waihekeunited.org.nz
Waiheke United Committee
Waiheke Island, Auckland 1971 | firstname.lastname@example.org