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Join our team of sports trainers at NFC

The Norwood Football Club is seeking expressions of interest from enthusiastic and motivated people to join our Sports Trainer Team.

Positions are available with our Men’s, Women’s and Junior Pathway programs.

The Norwood Football Club is a supportive and encouraging environment. Sports trainers will be working alongside from Physiotherapists, Doctors, S&C staff and Sports trainers and physicians who are highly experienced and incredible mentors. Sports trainers of all experiences will be given the opportunity further their education and training.

Contributions towards the prospective sports trainers completing their Level 1 or Level 2 Trainers certificate will be considered, as well as First Aid and CPR training.


  • To help deliver sports-specific First Aid, taping and massage that fits the needs of players


  • Monitor and deliver First Aid and occurrence of injury treatments at games and trainings
  • Assist in taping players for prevention of injury and stability for games and trainings
  • Monitor players during games and trainings with regards to potential injuries or occurrence of injuries and initial treatment of
  • Assess, record and document players’ injuries that occur during games and training


Game day availability a must, sports trainers are asked to attend a minimum of one training session per week where possible and game days. Training nights are as follows:

  • Men’s – Monday, Tuesday and Thursday evenings, and games on weekends from March 2024
  • Women’s – Monday, Wednesday and Friday evenings, and games on weekends from February 2024
  • Juniors – Tuesday and Thursday evenings, and games on weekends from March 2024


  • Applicants are encouraged to obtain their Level 1 Sports Trainer certificate
  • In-house/on the job training also provided
  • Applicants must have or obtain the following:
    • Working with Children’s check
    • Current First Aid
    • Current CPR


Applicants of all levels of experience are encouraged to apply!

Please send your expressions of interest to Head Trainer, Shayne Faulkner