Age Groups

Age GroupIdeal Squad SizeOrganisation Principles
Mixed U840Each child should be invited to play in 4 x 5-a-side tournament per season.
Mixed ability groups.
Focus on fun and participation.
Girls U10
Boys U10
40 eachEach child should be invited to play in approx. 6 x 7-a-side tournaments.
To nurture talent, we will begin to stream the teams, with two squads (including a development squad).
Focus on fun and participation.
Girls U12
Boys U12
40Each child should be invited to play in approx. 6 x 7-a-side tournaments.
Each child will be invited to play in the 11-a-side development league.
Girls U1440Each child will play in a 11-a-side league and there will be some 7-a-side tournaments.
Boys U144011-a-side league.
To nurture talent, we will stream the teams, with 1 ‘A’ squad.
Girls U16
Boys U16
30 eachInvited to play and train with senior sides as appropriate.
Saturday fixtures: 11-a-side senior league as a development squad.
Sunday league fixtures: 11-a-side U16 league.
Boys & Girls U18N/AThese players are considered members of the senior club.
Teams for each tournament or match will be organised from each squad by the age-group coach. The coaches will review performance at training and in matches to select the appropriate teams for any specific tournament or match.

Junior Club Training (2020/21)

SectionDayTimingStart DateEnd DateExcludes
All Juniors (resume post lockdown)Sunday09:00 to 15:0011 Apr 202118 Jul 202127 Jun
All Juniors (suspended)Sunday09:00 to 15:0013 Sep 202028 Mar 202125 Oct, 20 & 27 Dec, 3 Jan, 14 Feb
U10-U16Wednesday18:00 to 19:3023 Sep 20202 Dec 202028 Oct
U10-U16 (suspended)Wednesday18:00 to 19:3013 Jan 202124 Mar 202117 Feb
Training is expected to resume from 11 Apr 2021, after the latest COVID-19 lock down, and continue into July. New junior members should contact the membership secretary to enquire about joining the club as spaces are limited. The specific timings and venues for Sunday training will depend on the age group. Wednesday mid-week training sessions are at Tiffin Girls' School. See guidance on Equipment Required for juniors sessions.

Junior Sunday Training Times

Age GroupAge Group CoordinatorCoachSunday Training TimeSunday Training Venue
Mixed U8To Be ConfirmedAndrea Cole & Phoebe Edwards-Lawrence9:00 to 10:20Tiffin Girls' School
Girls U10Hollie Lawrence
Jamie O'Connell & Sam Harwood-White9:00 to 10:20Tiffin Girls' School
Girls U12Dave ToddSam Harwood-White & Phoebe Edwards-Lawrence12:00 to 1:30Tiffin Girls' School
Girls U14Michael McCartanTamsyn Naylor & Justin Wildman9:30 to 10:50KGS Ditton Field
Girls U16Linsay NorthTamsyn Naylor, Justin Wildman & Nic Lunow12:30 to 2:00KGS Ditton Field
Boys U10To Be ConfirmedFergus McCarthy & Phoebe Edwards-Lawrence10:30 to 11:50Tiffin Girls' School
Boys U12Joanna AdamsJamie O'Connell & Sam Harwood-White10:30 to 11:50Tiffin Girls' School
Boys U14Linda Cartwright & Aaron CrutchfieldNic Lunow & Justin Wildman11:00 to 12:20KGS Ditton Field
Boys U16Trish McLaughlanTamsyn Naylor & Justin Wildman11:00 to 12:20KGS Ditton Field