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YOUTH ACADEMY POSTPONED - MONDAY 31ST AUGUST

Due to a catch up fixture tonight and Crum 1 field closure.

A 'make up' session has been scheduled for Tuesday 15th September (5.45pm - 6.45pm)

PLEASE NOTE: JUNIOR ACADEMY WILL GO AHEAD AS PLANNEDmore

Senior Prizegiving - Friday 11th September 2015

All player's and partner's are welcome. Tickets are $20 per person and available for purchase from the Club bar from Saturday 29th August 2015.

6.00pm Doors Open
7.15pm Buffet Dinner served
8.30pm Awards Presentationmore

Bay Olympic Lions 11th Grade win tournament.

On Sunday Bay Olympic Lions 11th grade prems headed to Papakura City toplay in a 16 teamtournament. We were placed in Pool C and our first game we were paired with Buckland's Beach Hughes and in a tight game on a bumpy pitch we managed to win 1-0 with a goal from our Lions captain Max Hancock.more

This Saturday at Olympic Park - 22nd August

This Saturday we are holding a all grades day to mark the last home game of the season. The Bay Olympic Prem team are playing Onehunga Sports, kick off 2.45pm. Come down enjoy the footy and the food/drink with our new chef in the kitchen.

Text, your teams player of the day to be into win prizes at the club. We will also be having our lucky member $100 draw. Enjoy our facilities and your club.more

Pitchside Pantry - new chef Kelvin in the Kitchen

Come down to the club every Saturday to enjoy the new Pitchside Pantry, the menu will be tweaked and perfected over the next few weeks, but the soft chicken tacos were devine.more

Crum Park Turf - Footwear, Nets & Flag Post Reminders

Youth football teams playing half size fields, please promptly remove the net and shift the goal posts to the corner nearest the tennis courts.
If you are the last game of the day, please ensure you put the corner flag posts away in the storeroom.

ONLY wear moulded sole boots or blades. Flat soles and metal sprigs damage the turf and are not permitted.more

Time Keeping

Please make every endeavour to conclude your game within the allocated time slot. If you do not, the games after become progressively delayed. If there is a problem or incident that is likely to cause a small delay, please discuss with the manager of the team due to follow you.more

Trophy Return

We need all Junior, Youth and Senior club trophies presented at last seasons prize giving to be returned to the Bay Olympic Clubrooms, 36 Portage Road, New Lynn by Sunday 9th August 2015.more

Summer Soccer is back!

New Junior Thursday night Competition at Crum Park: Open to all boys and girls from 6 to 9 years. Small sided games - you can organise your own team or come down and we will put you in one.

Youth and Senior Friday night Competition at Olympic Park: This popular competition is back! We will have two Youth Competitions (11/12 years and 13/14 years) as well as two Open Age Competitions.more

Volunteer Rewards!

Lotto NZ has decided to run the 'Lotto Thank a Sport Maker' campaign for 1 more year. This means you can nominate volunteers to win $500 worth of sports gear and once you nominate them, they are in the draw for the year.

Sport Waitakere will again run its 'Volunteer of the Month' campaign too.more

Pick up and Return of Avondale Half Nets

If you are the first team to play at Avondale Racecourse, you need to collect half nets from the clubrooms during office hours or Wednesday nights 7.30pm - 8.30pm (by prior arrangement only). If there are no teams ready to take to the field after your game, please take down the nets and return them to the Clubrooms on Saturday afternoon.more

Senior Women's Representative

Bay Olympic are pleased to announce that Terry Eberhardt is the new Senior Women's Representative. Since moving to New Zealand from Canada, Terry has been with Bay Olympic as both a player and team manager. She looks forward to meeting everyone and assisting our Women's teams during the season.more

Term 3 Goal Keeper Training - Every Monday from 3rd to 31st August

TIME: 5.45pm - 7.00pm

VENUE: Crum Park Turf, Hilling Street

COST: $60.00 per player for 5 weeksmore

Youth Football Academy - Term 3

Bay Olympic will be holding a Youth Football Academy on Monday's during Term 3. It will be run by Director of Football, Shane Knowles.

DATES: 20th July - 7th September 2015
TIME: 5.45pm - 6.45pm
PRICE: $80.00 per player for 8 weeksmore

Congratulations for two of our Premier Men’s Players

Michael Woud has recently joined English Premiership Club Sunderland AFC full time Academy – this is a fantastic accomplishment and superb opportunity for Michael. We wish you every success.

Stephen Ashby-Peckham who has been selected for the Futsal Whites to play Australia on the 8th, 9th and 10th of July in Wellington. We also wish Stephen all the best for taking down the Aussies.more

Junior Football Academy - Term 3

The purpose of our Junior Academy is to provide affordable, high value football coaching to all children aged 6 - 10 years.

DATES: 20th July - 7th September 2015

TIME: 4.30pm - 5.30pm

PRICE: $80.00 per player for 8 weeksmore

Bay Olympic launches Business Directory website

We have just launched our local Bay Olympic Business Directory website. Take advantage of our 1,500 members and list your business today. Only $100 + gst for a year - Link through to your own website - too easy!more

Goal Keeper Training! for players aged 9 - 17 years

Learn how to be a better goal keeper, for players aged 9 - 17 years.
Monday’s from 5.45pm to 7.00pm
Venue: Crum Park Turf, Hilling Street, Green Bay
Starts Monday 25th May through to Monday 29th June 2015
Cost: $60 (5 weeks)more

Catch up with your mates for a beer or wine...

The Club bar is now open on a Wednesday and Thursday evening from 7.30pm onwards. Come down after training or work and enjoy a quiet one. Bring your friends and family.more

Bay Olympic Secretary Position

Following the retirement of our long standing secretary of our Club’s Executive Committee we seek an immediate replacement. The role is an important link between our Club Co-ordinator, the Executive Committee and the members of our Club.

Previous experience is not essential but good organisational and written communications skills will make you successful and ensure this role is not onerous.more

Qualified Goalkeeper Coach required

Bay Olympic seeks expression of interest for suitable qualified Goalkeeper Coach
This position will include working with the Premier Men's 1st Team, our elite Goal Keepers and with our Director of Football, Shane Knowles to form a Goalkeeper Academy.more

Long serving Club Co-ordinator & Secretary to step down

After ten years terrific service Linda Mellor will step down as Bay Olympic Club Co-ordinator and Secretary at the end of April 2015. Linda will be well known to present and past members. Her contribution to our Club has been immense and invaluable to the very solid foundation we enjoy.more

Volunteer Coaches needed for Green Bay High

Do you love sport? Are you enthusiastic and passionate? Enjoy working with children? Are you looking for experience in coaching? Green Bay High School is looking for volunteer coaches for the following teams

- Football: Junior Boys and Girls
- Football: Senior Boysmore

2015 Newsletter

We welcome back all our members from the 2014 season, and welcome all new arrivals to our fantastic football club! Please see below for details on Small Fries, Junior, Youth & Senior Football registration, trial and muster dates for the 2015 season. Details on Coach and Referee Courses are also noted in this newsletter.more

New Football Magazine Launch - And it's FREE

FANZ: The Football Magazine is a digital magazine published by the supporter group Friends of Football. The magazine, which will publish at least four times a year, can be found at http://issuu.com/hurricanepress/docs/fanz_1/0more

Three More Bay Olympic Members Honoured by A.F.F.

Three Bay Olympic members were honoured for their outstanding service to the game when they were awarded with Auckland Football Federation Long Service Medals

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NZF Coach Development Courses

The next phase of NZF Coach Development courses for the Auckland Football region are now all confirmed.

These range from junior, youth and senior courses as well as a variety of non-formal coach development workshops with the Auckland Football Coaches Network.more

Congratulations

The Div 1 Plate Final was played at Seddon Fields on Sunday. Congratulations to Bay Olympic lads for beating Hibiscus Coast 7-1!more

Premier League Pass Fundraising Initiative will help Bay Olympic!

The following is a great opportunity for you to contribute to the growth of your Football club! NZ Football has teamed up with Premier League Pass to deliver an exciting fundraising initiative aimed at directly benefitting your football club.

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Bay Olympic Player achieves outside of Football

Jayden Cooke, from Bay Olympic U19 Saturday B.O.M.B. team, was one of four selected out of a class of students from Avondale college Innovation Group to travel to Silicon Valley in San Francisco.

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Rules changes move NZ Football forward

The following press release & attached document explains the process that has been undertaken and the proposed changes, while the second document allows members to give their feedback on the Consultation feedback form to AFFCommunications@aucklandfootball.org.nz by 15th August.

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Bay Olympic Lions Claim Victory

Bay Olympic 10th Grade Lions claimed a victory in the plate final in the 10th grade tournament at Manurewa on Sunday 27th July.

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Bay Olympic Umbrellas still available!

Keep dry this soccer season with a Bay Olympic Umbrella. Only $25 each and all profit goes to the club!

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Strong Factory Gym and Bay Olympic Partnership

Strong Factory have teamed up with Bay Olympic to forge a relationship with which to make athletes the best they can be. This deal involves any member of Bay Olympic or their direct family member receiving a discounted membership of $12 a week or any Bay Olympic member coming in for a casual train at $8

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12th Grade Retreating Line Rule/Resources

Attached is the 12th grade Retreating Line information, so that parents/players can access it to help them understand this new rule. These resources can also be downloaded from the Auckland Football website www.aucklandfootball.org.nz

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Suitable footwear for artificial surfaces

Clarification around the footwear that is considered suitable for the artificial surfaces are: Any plastic molded boots with cleats or studs Any plastic molded turf shoes (with dimple type soles) Any plastic screw-in studs for boots

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Bay Olympic ACYF 17th Grade Girls Tournament Results Pack above their Weight

On Sunday the Girls team beat Coastal Spirit 2-1, the same team that they unfortunately lost to on Day One (Friday). The football they played on Friday should have produced a win and today they cut out the mistakes and fully deserved to win.

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Three Bay Olympic Members Honoured by A.F.F.

Bay Olympic Treasurer Kristine McGregor, Executive member Debbie Apanui and retiring Chairperson Rick de Vries were honoured for their outstanding service to the game when they were awarded with Auckland Football Federation Long Service Medals.

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Bay Olympic Players at Wellington N.F.T. Tournaments

Congratulations to Leah Mettam & Georgia Martin who were in the AFF Girls 1998/1999 squad that won the U15 National Age Grade Tournament. Congratulations also to Jesse Harman & Jonathan Imre for playing in the AFF Boys 1998 squad.

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Bay First AFF Club To Earn QCM Level 1 Status

Bay Olympic set a benchmark for football development last week as the west Auckland organisation became the first Auckland Football Federation club to be accredited with New Zealand Football’s Quality Club Mark Level 1 status.

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Ex Bay Player, Jake Butler, Plays for All Whites

Ex Bay Olympic player, Jake Butler, played against Saudi Arabia in the 4 Nation OSN cup competition held in Saudi Arabia last week, the 6th September 2013. Jake has been the winning Waitakere United captain for the last 4 years.

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Bay Olympic Diamonds Win Top Division Again

Congratulations to our 15th Grade Diamonds for winning the top 15th Grade Division 1 Championship. Following on from their championship wins of the last 2 years, a draw against 2nd place East Coast Bays at Rathlin St. on Saturday was enough to clinch the 2013 title.

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Bay Girls Selected For National Talent Centre Programme

Congratulations to the five Bay Olympic Girls selected in the NZ Football National Talent Centre Programme for Girls born in 1999 and 2000. From left to right are Nicole Mettam, Alosi Bloomfield, Maisy Dewell, Georgia Martin and Emma Leaming.

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Linda Mellor Honoured by Auckland Football Federation

Linda was presented with an AFF Long Service Medal at a special function held at Metro FC’s Phyllis Street Reserve clubrooms on Tuesday 27th November. Linda was honoured, along with 7 other of Auckland Football’s most committed volunteers, marking their invaluable contribution to the sport.

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Shane Knowles Wins Sport Waitakere Coach of the Year

Bay Olympic’s Director of Football won the prestigious Douglas Pharmaceuticals Coach of the Year at the glittering Unitec Sport Waitakere Awards and Dinner held at the Trusts Stadium last Friday 2nd of November.

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Bay Olympic Player Selected for the National Women's League Squad

Congratulations to Leah Mettam for being selected for the National Women’s League squad. Leah is only 14 and the youngest member of the squad. This season she played in the Bay Olympic U15 Galaxy team as well as in our Women's First team.

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Ex Bay Olympic Girls Represent New Zealand.

Two players who spent their Junior, and most of their Youth, years at Bay Olympic were selected to represent New Zealand at recent international competitions. They are Nadia Pearl and Betsy Hassett.

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Ex Bay Olympic Junior and Youth Player Plays for All Whites.

22 year old Michael Fitzgerald was one of 3 new recruits to the March 2011 All Whites tour of Japan and China.

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Bay Olympic Player in Tomorrow’s All White’s Tour

Congratulations to Bay Olympic 1st Team player Ryan Elder. Ryan has been selected by the NZPFA (New Zealand Professional Footballers Association) to take part in the “”Tomorrow’s All White’s” tour of American West Coast Universities.

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Soccer 4 Tots

Bay Olympic would like to announce our affiliation with Soccer4Tots NZ Ltd. Soccer 4 Tots is a high energy FUN structured play programme specially designed fo ALL children aged 2 - 5 years.

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SUMMER SOCCER! - starts October 2015

New Junior Thursday night Competition at Crum Park

Open to all boys and girls from 6 to 9 years.  Small sided games - you can organise your own team or come down and we will put you in one.


 

Youth and Senior Friday night Competition at Olympic Park

This popular competition is back!  We will have two Youth Competitions (11/12 years and 13/14 years) as well as two Open Age Competitions.

To register your interest, please email hq@bayolympic.co.nz.

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