First Try Touch Football

What is First Try?

  • First Try is the Touch Football brand of Sporting Schools; a government funded program
  • Available for Primary & Secondary Schools Students
  • Before, During or After School Sport
  • Available for all the 4 terms per year
  • 45 – 60 minute sessions delivered by coaches or teachers to students
  • Current Touch Football packages


  • Delivered to over schools across Australia since the inception in 2015
  • Providing schools with opportunities to get their children excited about sports through quality and diverse programs
  • Provide children with positive sporting experiences in the best possible way: by having a go
  • Support sporting organisations in the delivery of great programs that are suitable for children (before, during and after-school hours)


Touch Football Programs for Schools

  • Development Officer or Teacher delivered sessions
  • Equipment can be purchased
  • NSW Touch Football endorsed Development Officers
  • Multiple coaches/sessions per week is acceptable
  • Minimum of 4 weeks
  • Maximum – based on funding allocation

Why Touch Football?

  • School Pathway Sport
  • Great for all ages & abilities
  • Great for Hand/Eye coordination Skills
  • All-inclusive sport
  • Adaptable for schools

All Australian primary schools  & selected secondary schools can apply to be involved in Sporting Schools. If your school is interested, please register on the Sporting Schools website.

For more information contact:

Melanie Janiga
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 0407 893 615

Join the Team

Find out more about signing up as a casual Touch Football Development Officer;

For more information contact:

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 0407 893 615