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American Football

Gridiron Australia is thrilled to be teaming up with Sporting Schools to offer both primary and secondary schools our exciting Flag Football program.

Flag football is the newest Olympic sport and will feature at the LA 2028 Olympic Games! Our goal is to ignite a passion for American football by introducing students to flag football through engaging activities and games and are excited to have the opportunity to collaborate closely with schools across Australia.

By using physical literacy principles as the core of our sessions, we aim to equip our future leaders with essential physical, social, and cognitive skills. Let's play, learn, and grow together!

Are you ready to take your Sporting Schools program to the next level? Get ready to dive into the world of flag football!

The dynamic and inclusive nature of flag football is perfect for engaging students of all ages and skill levels. From teaching the fundamentals to fostering teamwork and sportsmanship, flag football offers a thrilling and accessible avenue for physical activity.

Get inspired, get informed, and get your students moving with this fantastic resource!

Flag Football

Gridiron Australia offers Flag football coach and teacher-led programs for primary schools (Foundation – Year 6) and secondary schools (Years 7 & 8).

Primary

The Primary School Flag Football program is designed to offer students an exceptional learning and playing journey.

We offer 2 packages for primary schools:

  • Foundation – Year 2
  • Year 3 – Year 6

With a focus on skill enhancement through modified games using the game-sense approach to learning, our sessions accommodate all students regardless of their experience or ability levels.

We offer both coach-delivered and teacher-led programs to suit your school's needs.

Secondary

The Secondary Flag Football program adopts a game-based approach to introduce students to the exciting world of flag football.

From mastering snaps to perfecting throws and catches, students are engaged right from the beginning of the program. Sessions are tailored for all levels of experience and ability.

The secondary school package caters for students in Years 7 & 8. We offer both coach-delivered and teacher-led programs to ensure flexibility and inclusivity.

Schools have the option to order flag football school equipment packs for primary and secondary schools as detailed below. The packs include equipment required to assist with the delivery of sessions together with access to the education portal to access the teacher resources.

Equipment kits can be purchased through the Sporting Schools booking system as an add-on, however, if you wish to purchase equipment independently from Sporting Schools funding please email info@bringitonsports.com.au

Primary basic kit

Cost - $650 (inc. GST) + postage

  • 15 x Mini PVC American Footballs
  • 30 x Flag Belts
  • 30 x Green Flags
  • 30 x Yellow Flags
  • 1 x Carry Bag

Primary deluxe kit

Cost $795 (inc. GST) + postage

  • 15 x Mini PVC American Footballs
  • 30 x Flag Belts
  • 30 x Green Flags
  • 30 x Yellow Flags
  • 1 x Carry Bag
  • 15 Sashes
  • 1 x Carry Bag
  • 1 x Cone Strap
  • 40 x Cones (8 x white, 8 x red, 8 x blue, 8 x yellow & 8 x green)

Secondary basic kit

Cost - $680 (inc. GST) + postage

  • 6 x Size 4 Composite Leather American Footballs
  • 30 x Flag Belts
  • 30 x Green Flags
  • 30 x Yellow Flags
  • 1 x Carry Bag

Secondary deluxe kit

Cost - $825 (inc. GST) + postage

  • 6 x Size 4 Composite Leather American Footballs
  • 30 x Flag Belts
  • 30 x Green Flags
  • 30 x Yellow Flags
  • 15 Sashes
  • 1 x Carry Bag
  • 1 x Cone Strap
  • 40 x Cones (8 x white, 8 x red, 8 x blue, 8 x yellow & 8 x green)

Additional add-ons

  • Primary PVC Mini American Football - $10.00 (inc. GST) + postage
  • Secondary Size 4 Composite Leather American Football - $30.00 (inc. GST) + postage
  • Flag Football Flag Set (inc. 1 belt & 2 flags) - $15.00 (inc. GST) + postage (flags are available in yellow or green)

Teachers

To deliver American football as a teacher, you need to meet the requirements below:

  • Hold a valid state and/or territory teacher registration
  • Be employed at the school
  • Confirm adequacy of insurance

Coaches

To deliver American Football as a coach, you need to meet the below requirements:

  • Registered in OfficialsHQ as a coach and connected to a provider, SSO or NSO
  • Be aged 16 years or over
  • Hold a current Working with Children Check (paid check) or relevant exemption
  • Confirm adequacy of insurance
  • Agree to Coach terms and conditions

To deliver on behalf of Gridiron Australia coaches need to:

Coaching Providers

To deliver American football as a provider organisation, you need to meet the below requirements:

Gridiron Australia coordinates all Sporting Schools programs through Bring it on Sports and at this stage does not require or endorse other external providers.

NOTE: All coaches that deliver under any provider must be registered and meet coach registration minimum requirements.

Teacher resources

Turn your Sporting Schools sessions into an exciting journey with our meticulously designed materials, suitable for a variety of learning styles and abilities.

The Teachers Online Resource Pack includes a comprehensive 4-week and 8-week program including all activities, games, lessons, skill descriptions, delivery tips and suggested modifications to support the successful delivery of these programs.

Infants & Primary Playbook - $220 (inc GST)

Elevate your students sports experience with our exclusive collection of 45 engaging and motivating activities and games designed for students from Foundation to Year 6.

Secondary Playbook - $165 (inc GST)

Enhance your students' sports journey with our premium selection of 32 dynamic and inspiring activities and games tailored for secondary students in Years 7 and 8.

The relevant resource pack is provided to teachers who book a teacher-led program through the Sporting Schools booking system. Once purchased, teachers will gain access to the education portal to unlock this fantastic digital resource.

For Sporting Schools program enquiries, we invite you to contact our delivery partner, Bring it on Sports, via email: info@bringitonsports.com.au or phone 1300 611 211.

To contact Gridiron Australia please email liam.price@ga.org.au.

Have any questions about Sporting Schools?

Phone: 1300 785 707
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