Generation Red is a new program for our U16-U18 Boys and Girls.
In collaboration with the Vikings Senior Club, Generation Red will provide elite coaching support, training and development opportunities to the next generation of Vikings Senior players. All trainings will be held at Viking Park.
All U16-U18 Vikings Boys and Girls are eligible for the Generation Red program, which includes kit provision, Brumbies Rugby membership, insurance and a full reimbursement of your registration fees*.
Information on our Gen Red program will be posted soon – please stay connected to our social media channels.
*full registration must be paid upfront on the Rugby Xplorer App by the parent/guardian. The Vikings Senior Club will reimburse your child’s registration fees in two increments during the Junior Rugby season.
All registrations will need to be processed by downloading the Rugby Xplorer app on your smartphone, or by visiting myaccount.rugby.com.au
For more information on the Junior Vikings Rugby Club, click here.
RUNNING PROGRAM 19/3/2020 5.00pm
Please see attached an 8 week sequential running program for all Generation Red players.
If you have any questions or would like the program explained, please contact lee Boswell at Vikings Rugby
U16/U18 Generation Red Update – 20th May 2020
Head Coach John Peri
Assistant Coach Isitolo Maka
Performance Coaches Danial Solofa, Steve Solofa, Travis Pula, Nic Murray
U18 Girls TBA depending on numbers, competition structure etc..
Head Coach Ant Davies
Performance Coaches Daryl Bailey, Chris Caruana
Manager Mel Davies
Head Coach Anthony Willey
Performance Coaches Stef Stewart-Jones, Louise Bush-Taliai
The following times and dates have been allocated to Gen Red team training from 1st June
U18 Boys, U16 Boys (starting 1st June)
Monday, Wednesday 4.30pm – 5.30pm Viking Park
U16 Girls (starting 3rd June)
Wednesdays 4.30pm- 5.30pm Viking Park
Please note that all participants will be required to be registered in order to participate in training. Registrations will cost $150.00 for the season. This can be either registered for ‘Training Only” or full registration. See attachment “How to Register”. Should you register for ‘Training Only” this will cost $20.00 and will be deducted from full registration costs. Once the season is confirmed you can update your registration status to full registration.
For Generation Red Players, your registration will be reimbursed in two payments during the season, to be confirmed once season dates are locked in. Players/parents will be reimbursed 50% of their registration in the middle of the season and 50% at the conclusion of the season. Reimbursements will be based on a 70% attendance at training /games from the commencement of the season or from when registrations are paid if after season start.
All players will receive playing shorts and socks as well as a Gen Red training shirt. In addition, all Gen Red players will receive specialized coaching support from Vikings Senior players in addition to their team Head Coaches and train at Vikings Park.
COVID SAFE RUGBY TRAINING
All Gen Red training sessions will be conducted in accordance with protocols and procedures outlined by Rugby Australia and the AIS. These guidelines are outlined in the “Return To Play Framework for Community Rugby”. A general summary of the requirements to train are attached – “Return To Play Guidelines”
Further specific information in regards to protocols and procedures required of all training participants and a list of Covid Safe compliance measures to be undertaken at the training venue will be forwarded to all participants prior to training commencement.
Please see attached document on how to register.
Your team coach or manager will be in contact to confirm training arrangements and numbers. Please note, that due to requirements around small group training, it is vitally important coaches and managers know exact training numbers to enable them to plan sessions in small groups etc..
Once initial contact has been made any training attendance has been confirmed, all participants will be sent a full list of procedures to be followed in relation to COVID SAFE training in accordance with the Return To Play Protocols.
Should you have any questions, please contact your coach/manager in the first instance or alternatively contact Lee Boswell (Vikings Rugby Athletic Performance and Pathways Manager) at the Vikings Senior Rugby Office
Should any parent etc.. wish to be involved as a team manager please make contact with the applicable coach or Manager or Lee Boswell on email listed above.
We look forward to seeing the next generation of Vikings players down at Vikings Park soon!