Development Centre

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Registrations for 2022 are now open. 

Jackets, bags and beanies can be ordered through the registration form. 

Why do we have  a Development Centre?

Blaise Fagan has been appointed as the Junior Development Officer for 2022.

Blaise has long been associated with soccer in Tasmania and most recently worked with Football Tasmania as the Northern Development Officer, other major appointments include include: 

Technical Director Northern Suburbs Football (KDSA)2005-07

Technical Director Eastern Suburbs Football 2008

Director of Football, Australian Army and Australian Defence Force (Life Member)1995-2011

Coach Instructor @ Football NSW 1995-2010

Northern Development Manager, Football Tasmania 2011-2012

Coaching and Development Manager (Riverina) Football NSW 2013-2015


Blaise has led: 

Representative state teams in Football NSW, NSW Country, & Football Tasmania at National Youth Championships

Head of Youth Macarthur Rams FC1999 

13s Coach at Manchester United Academy @ Melita Eagles, Parramatta

Head coach Arsenal FC Academy franchise @ Ku-ringai and District Soccer Assn.

Coached at NPL clubs in the Sydney area, Macarthur Rams, Sydney Utd, West Wanderers & Melita Eagles.

Coerver Coaching Oceania @ Football NSW.

Talent Support Programs in Federations NSW & Tas.

He is an A Licence accredited coach and is especially passionate about the development of grassroots football.


Any DJSA registered player who registered in the Under 9,Under 10, Under 11 and Under 12 Age groups.
Participants need to be willing to undertake additional weekly training and be able to commit to travelling; tournaments are played across the state  


How can I be a part of the Development Centre?

Sessions and ongoing training are 4 - 5 pm at Meercroft Park. 

Training begins on Wednesday, April 6, 2022. 

Player Registrations will open 15 March, 2022. 

Does it cost anything?

The extra training and travel will be a cost to your family, for that reason we keep your other costs as low as possible


$55.00 per child for each Development Centre player for 2022. 


Team Jackets, bags and beanies are optional, but are made available at an additional cost.

$65.00 per jacket, $55 per bag and $15.00 for beanies. 

Our Development Centre brings together players from a mix of schools to combine and play against teams from other regions throughout Tasmania.


Being a part of a development Centre team allows the players to extend their skills through additional training, with 1 - 2 training sessions per week generally offered for each age group.

Who oversees the training at the Development Centre?

Who can be a part of the Development Centre?