Ground Managers Wanted

AFL Sydney Juniors are on the look out for Ground Managers for the 2017 Independent Schools competition.

The Independent Schools competition continues to grow and this year it will feature 50 teams entered from 13 Schools.

As a result, five venues will be operating every weekend around Sydney over the 13 week season including two weeks of trial matches.

Round Dates
Trial Matches 25th March
Gala Day 1st April
Round 1 29th April
Round 2 6th May
Round 3 13th May
Round 4 20th May
Round 5 27th May
Round 6 3rd June
Round 7 17th June
Round 8 22nd July
Round 9 29th July
Round 10 5th August
Round 11 12th August

Ground Managers are responsible for the professional running of matches on the day.

Tasks include:

  • Arrive early to set up fields
  • Set up ground manager station
  • Timing of the matches
  • Collect scores
  • Act as a liaison for schools and umpires on the day

Ground Managers will be provided with training and will be paid $25 per hour with games typically being held from 8.30am to 4.30pm on Saturdays as per the dates above.

If you are interested in being a Ground Manager for the 2017 Independent Schools competition or know someone that might be please contact Carl Fletcher –