B AND C GRADE COACHES APPOINTED
Shane Maginness and Stuart Waters have been reappointed B and C Grade coaches respectively. Terry Bourke has also been appointed to the position of Football Director
The Annual General Meeting of the Glenunga Football Club is to be held on Wednesday 27th November in the Clubrooms at 7.30 pm. Notice of meeting will be sent to members by email with requests for Nominations for the Committe
Preseason training will commence on Wednesday 20th November at Webb Oval at 6.30pm. The Club will use Margaret Bond Oval (the Northern Oval at Glenunga) for training until Webb Oval becomes available in the new year. Training will continue on Monday and Wednesday to avoid overlap with Little Athletics training.
APPOINTMENT OF COACH FOR 2014
The Glenunga Football Club is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Annese as coach for 2014. The Club thanks Kane Stewart for his sterling service in 2013 as coach taking the Club to the Prelim Final. Kane will stay on as a player in 2014.
Michael Annese (also known as MJ) was a former player with Glenunga in the mid 90s before playing Div 1 football with Glandore. Before joining Glenunga, he played under 17, 19s and reserves with Port Adelaide. He returned and played with Glenunga in 2002 but injury and work curtailed his appearances.
In more recent times he has gained coaching experience as an assistant coach at Walkerville for several years and last year coached Henley’s Div 7 team.
He has always retained a keen interest in Glenunga and has had a long-term aim to coach Glenunga. Michael is married with a young family.
Construction of new Clubrooms at at cost of approx $5m has been approved by Council with a design and construct tender under way. Work is expected now to commence in Mid 2014.
Glenunga Reserve Redevelopment. Work on the upgrade of Webb Oval commenced in early October and is well underway. The upgrade will involve new water reticulation and drainage, reprofiling and re aligning of the Oval to create room for the new clubrooms. Upgraded lighting is also scheduled to be installed. The upgrade including laying of new turf where required, is planned to be completed before the new year. Work will then begin on Margaret Bond Oval.
In the meantime pre season training will be on Margaret Bond Oval (the Soccer grounds at Glenunga) on Mondays and Wednesdays until further notice.