SCA Junior AFL Camp at Heffron Park

SCA Junior AFL Camp at Heffron Park
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SCA Junior AFL Camp at Heffron Park

The SCA Junior AFL Football Camp features a two-day coaching program that covers all of the important skills around Aussie Rules football. SCA provides specialist-coaching sessions with very experienced football coaches and guest coaching from AFL players and Academy coaches.

You have the chance to make some new friends in this AFL Camp and have all the tools/skills you need to make 2018 the best year of AFL you have ever had! Guest coaches at SCA with Academy Coach, Tim Barling leading the way.

Highlights Include

  • SCA works with groups of 20 or less so lots of attention is given to all players.
  • Coaches report with great feedback after the second day is provided to each camper.
  • Become the best AFL player you can be by using the feedback provided to continue improving when you get home!
  • Every camper will receive a SCA t-shirt.
  • All Coaches have accredited working with children checks and first aid.
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Dates & Prices

Meet Camp Coaches

Tim Barling
Camp Director

Tim Barling

Tim is the current head coach of U13, U14 Willoughby Mosman Swans and head coach of Riverview yr 9-10 teams. He has over 15 years of AFL coaching experience at the professional and junior level

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  • 1983-1985 - Richmond FC.  1 year in each U19’s, reserves 22 games and seniors 14 games.
  • 1986-1990 - Sydney FC.  3 seasons missed, 2 knee reconstructions then 24 reserve games and 13 senior games.
  • 1991-1992 - Sydney swans ruck coach
  • 2001-2008 - NSW/ACT U16 State Team Ruck/mids coach
  • 2001-2002 - Swans reserves assistant coach
  • 2004-2006 - Coach of  Sydney U16 Redbacks, playing in U18 comp. Finished 7th, 5th and 2nd on the ladder respectively, even though with a different squad each year.
  • 2009-2010 - Coach of Sydney University U18, finishing premiership winners in Division 2 and Division 1 respectively.   
  • 2009-2011 - Mentoring of talented player profiles for Collingwood FC – 3 players drafted for Collingwood 2011.
  • 2010 - Head coach of U9 Willoughby Wildcats comprising 40+ children  
  • 2011-2013 - Head coach of U10, U11and U12  Willoughby Wildcats, Ruck   
  • Coach of Riverview U18s
  • 2014-2015 - Head coach of U13, U14 Willoughby Mosman Swans, Head coach of Riverview Yr 7-8 teams.

Camp Details

The SCA AFL Camp will help you with all your skills by running you through intensive drills with top coaches who understand how to help players just like you take your game to the next level. After camp you will have a deeper understanding of the game and a blueprint for how to keep getting better going into your season. Camp caters to both boys and girls between the ages of 6-15 years old.

More Important Camp Details



Camp Check-in: First day at 8:30am 

Camp Hours are: 9.00am - 3:00pm each day.


Lunch and snacks are not included in the camp price. Please bring a packed lunch, snacks, and a water bottle.


A detailed camper registration packet containing check in location, health/release forms, emergency contact numbers, and a checklist of things to bring will be emailed to all registered campers once they have signed up. The Sports Camps Australia health and release forms do not require a doctor's signature and they will be collected on the first day of camp.


Heffron Park is the largest recreational park in Randwick City. It is a very popular park and well used for training and competition on weekends by a large range of local sporting clubs including netball, cricket, touch football, cycling, rugby union, rugby league, Oz tag and soccer.

Located within the park is the Des Renford Leisure Centre, Heffron Pedal Park, a children's playground, Bunnerong Road Gymnasium, an outdoor criterium track and a number of public amenities buildings.

Sample Daily Schedule

  • 9:00am Introduction and warm up
  • 9:15am Skill intro - Kicking/handball/marking and gathering skills
  • 10:30am Morning tea
  • 10:45am Skill extension drills - Ball movement/marking drills/longer kicking drills/goal kicking drills
  • 12:30pm Lunch
  • 1:00pm Guest talk and group discussion
  • 1:20pm AFL Games - Handball footy/possession footy (kicking only)
  • 3:00pm Finish

Camp Dates & Prices

Programs: Jr. Camp - All Skills
Age Group: 6 - 15
Gender: Co-Ed
2 DAYS (9:00AM-3:00PM) $200.00
Availability: Open

* Please note, times may vary on the first and last day of camp.
For additional camp information and dates call us at 1 800 753 127 or visit our Contact Us page we would be happy to help you.