In June 2021, the Perth Football League secured an Innovation Grant from DLGSC to enhance the technologicial capacity of our club network. The need for this was identified due to the varying approaches and capacities of our clubs and volunteers and their knowledge of the capabilities of technological products.
The grant will be used over the following 12 months to:-
- Survey Clubs - Done view Tech Survey Results
- Establish Technology Gurus to steer the project - Established see below.
- Develope a Project Plan - November
- Research Best Practice Tools for Clubs - December
- Construct a Platform for Clubs to Adopt (Build Websites) January - March
- Roll out, Test and Support Clubs April - June
The key theme of the Innovation Grant is to ensure our network of clubs is utalising technology to its full potential to enhance our operations. There will obviously need to be a club development and educational element to this project and we are confident all clubs will benefit.
To view a mock website click the image below: -
The following clubs have signed up for a website so far:-
Noranda, Rossmoyne, Mt Lawley, ECU Jets, Canning Vale, Fremantle CBC, Swan Athletic, Bullcreek Leeming, Osborne Park, Cockburn Cobras, Baywater, High Wycombe, Ocean Ridge, Winnacott, Collegians, Cockburn Lakes, Thornlie, Ellenbrook, SNESA, Belmont, Melville, Warnbro, Secret Harbour, Scarborough, Hills Rangers, Bull Creek Leeming, Trinity Aquinus, Carlisle, Piara Waters, Lynwood Ferndale, Whitford.
Would you like a website similar to the above at your club?
Apply for a website at your club by completing this application below.
Please note, websites will be completed based of the order of the application submittion. Clubs that are happy with their current website but would like to be included in information, offers or subscriptions around website and project integrations can complete the application and select the components of interest.
It is hoped that all Club websites will be completed prior to the end of March 2022, however this will require the cooperation of Clubs in compiling the relevant information in a timely manner.
Next steps for the project are for Clubs to complete the above application form, the Technology Committee to develope a Project Plan which incorporates its endorsed position, present the Project Plan to interested Clubs in December and then commence developing the sites in January.
TECHNOLOGY GURUS STEERING GROUP
Joe Georgiades (Technology Project Manager / Chair)
Joe is Partnership Manager at the Perth Football League and Project Manager of the Innovation Grant.
Sam Birmingham (Perth Football League President)
Sam is President of the Perth Football League and has also had experience in and around the Perth Start up scene.
Drew Godfrey (Forrestfield Football Club)
An experienced administrator at Forrestfield Football Club with professional experience with Western Power for over 25 years in various roles including reform;Upgrades and implementation of new data systems; Experience in Product owner of utility systems and agile development; Change management experience implementing new systems and processes to business teams.
Adam Gileno (Perth Football League Marketing)
Adam runs the Perth Football League’s Marketing & Comms. This role includes graphic design, campaigns and key PFL social media accounts.
Jake Colvin (University Football Club President)
Jake is president of University FC and his most recent role was involved with Web Development and Marketing at Perth Web Design.
Zoe Motteshead (Cottesloe Vice President)
A current Technical Support Officer at the Dept. of Education helping maintain devices, infrastructure, intranet, websites and tech support for multiple schools.
For her Club, Zoe maintains Club web (including ecommerce pages she built) and social accounts, databases and digital presence.
Matt Petrich (PFL Player Parent)
Matt is a PFL Player parent and has extensive experience volunteering in Junior Football at a Club and Association level and uses Digital Marketing tools extensively through his role as BDM at Smile Partners (Orthodontics).
Jeremy Pittard (Whitford FC Committee)
Victor Rutland (Dianella Morley Football Club President)
Victor currently manages a family IT Company that manages complex IT systems for over 20 WA local shires and has extensive experience with grassroots sporting clubs.
For further infomation on this project please email firstname.lastname@example.org