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REGISTER NOW & PAY YOUR SUBS

All players (new and returning) wishing to play with SKOB in 2018 must first Register with the VAFA.

And, for the first time, we have included the payment of Subs as part of the registration process.

There are 3 categories of membership

Seniors:  $400.00

Under 19’s: $300.00

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2018 Season Launch

SAVE THE DATE - Welcome to Season 2018 event on Thursday 5th April

All supporters, friends, parents, volunteers and sponsors are invited to save the date for the SKOB Welcome to Season 2018 event on Thursday 5th April  - a few days prior to the first game.

We will introduce new and returning players, hand out jumpers to new players and read out each of the teams for the first game of 2018.

The format will be the normal dinner for the players plus a BBQ for parents, friends, volunteers, sponsors and supporters.

 

Weeping Willows - SKOB in Business

Reminder -  Weeping Willows - SKOB in Business Coterie group details for 2018. Parents and supporters can get great value AND get a tax deduction.

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Senior Assistant Coach Wanted
SENIOR ASSISTANT COACH WANTED
 
The St Kevin's Old Boys Football Club is seeking applications for a Senior Assistant Coach for the 2018 VAFA Premier Season.
 
A prime position has become available as we draw closer to the Football Season. 
 
Please call SKOBFC Football Manager Michael Christian on 0419 296 523 to apply or seek further information.

 

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VALE: Paul “Moby” Noonan

It is with great sadness that we learned of the passing of a great SKOB man – Paul “Moby” Noonan.

He passed away peacefully on Saturday 3rd March aged 66 after a long struggle with illness. He fought an extraordinarily brave battle and retained his positive disposition to the end.

Moby was a very popular character around the club. He played between 1971 and 1977 playing 3 Senior games and 29 in the Reserves. He was also the runner for the Seniors for a period in the 1980’s.

A man who never took a backward step he was engaging, entertaining and charismatic.

Albeit that he was equally busy with his rowing and watching the Demons – he was always interested in the SKOB’s and a happy participant in many a club celebration.

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SKOB News Update

Welcome to 2018.

After our spectacular 2017 season (if you need reminding:  the club fielded a record 10 teams - making us the largest senior football club in Australia - we had nine teams play finals, six made it to grand finals and three win premierships) – we are aiming high again in 2018. Plenty of work has been going on in the background with the Committee putting a lot of of energy into every aspect of the Club.

The committee (and respective roles) comprises the following:

  • President: Michael Doble
  • Secretary: Simon Olsen
  • Treasurer: Brian Lynch
  • Vice President: JP Whitbread – Football Management; Sponsorship; Player Support Program
  • Vice President: John Di Natale – Game Day operations; Finals Preparation Sub Committee (FPSC)
  • Daniel Kennedy: General Manager
  • Tim Corrigan: VAFA Relations Manager
  • Peter Macdonald – Registration Secretary
  • Michael Christian: Director - Football Management Sub Committee (FMSC); FPSC
  • Steve Browne – GF Lunch; FMSC;
  • Paul Murphy – Functions & Strategy
  • Dean Staffieri – Clothing (player & supporter); FPSC
  • Lisa Ginies – Bar, Functions, Food & Catering
  • Ray Short – Masters
  • John Fogarty – Website, Willows & Data Base

Volunteers

Apart from all the football aspects we have been working on a range of operational aspects of the club. We are fortunate to have great assistance from volunteers to help drive various projects:

  • Dividing various duties and reducing “key person risk”
  • A complete Risk & Compliance review (driven by John Murray with assistance from David White)
  • The roll out of an expanded Youth Mentoring Program (Michael Doble, Wayne Oswald and Brian McGuiness)
  • Enhancing Player Support Program activities (JP Whitbread)
  • Sourcing new sponsors (Committee)
  • Looking for additional training grounds (Michael Kelly; Stephen Kerr)
  • Website overhaul (John Fogarty)
  • New supporter and player apparel and online shop (Kate Di Natale)
  • A new logo (Jarad Morrison)
  • Support for the Registration Secretary (John Ogge)
  • Implementing the Conduct Committee recommendations & structure (Nick Brennan)
  • Willows membership (Tom Crowley, Dave Sheehy, David Parkes, Tim Arnold, Damian Ryan, Basil Crowley, Dave Whelan)
  • Volunteer co-ordination (Brendan Miller)
  • Sponsor liaison (Jonathan O’Donoghue)

We thank each of these people for their assistance.

If you are able to help with anything around the club – please reach out.

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