For Players

Training  Days & Times

Due to the large number of registrations and space required, we need to look at training times with flexibility. Training times are subject to change and dependent on late flurry of registrations. We appreciate your patience with this.

Training Sessions

Bargara FC trains at Neilson Park (next to the Bargara Caravan Park). The address is 25 Fred Courtice Ave. Bargara

Training will begin for on the following dates:

  • Senior Competition — January 18- Martens Oval Bundaberg
  • U/14 & 15 — Week commencing 31 January
  • U/12 & U/13 — Week commencing 31 January
  • Miniroos — Week commencing 28 February

Training Times: Now to 1 May

**Please Note: Training times will be adjusted when lights can be turned on at Bargara FC.

Day Age Location Time
Tuesday Under 15 Bargara FC 4.30pm – 6.00pm
Senior Ladies Martens Oval 6.30pm – 8.15pm
Senior Men Martens Oval 6.00pm – 8.00pm
Wednesday Under 5 Bargara FC 4.30pm – 5.30pm
Under 6 Bargara FC 4.30pm – 5.30pm
Under 7 Bargara FC 4.30pm – 5.30pm
Under 8 Bargara FC 4.30pm – 5.30pm
Aspire Bargara FC 4.00pm – 5.45pm
Thursday Under 9 Bargara FC 4.15pm – 5.30pm
Under 10 Bargara FC 4.00pm – 5.00pm
Under 11 Bargara FC 4.00pm – 5.00pm
Under 12 Bargara FC 4.00pm – 5.00pm
Under 13 Bargara FC 4.45pm – Dark
Senior Men Martens Oval 6.00pm – 8.00pm

The philosophy of Bargara FC regarding training can be summarised below:

  • For most of the training session all children will train together as a squad
  • There may be occasions where coaches will want to work exclusively with their team
  • To ensure all children are developed and have the ability for dedicated skill improvement, small groups of children may be coached together to work on a particular skill or position
  • We are extremely grateful to have the services of Madelyn McCracken to support our coaches and players as Miniroos Coaching Director. Mads will be present during training and game days

Extra Development Programs

Bargara FC will run both the Aspire Academy (led by Mark Biddle) and the Girls Academy (led by Madelyn McCracken) in 2022. More detailed information regarding these programs will be released in the coming weeks and details posted on our Facebook page and website. 

Girls Development Program Ages 10-14TBCTBC
Girls Development Program Ages 5-9TBCTBC
Aspire Academy U8 – U10Wednesday (Start Date to be confirmed)4.00pm – 5.45pm

For Coaches 

Junior Coaching Director

We are delighted to have Madelyn McCracken as our Director of Coaching. Mads brings a wealth of experience coaching Miniroos and junior competition sides at both club and representative level and is a massive asset to our club. She will be available to assist with coaching, providing resources and general advice. Mads will also work with the regional Technical Directors to organise sessions to upskill you and provide more insights on targeted training sessions.

Grouped Training

We prefer all teams within an age group to train together as one unit. We are one club united in achieving the right outcomes for each and every player. Coaches can tailor training sessions based on skill level, so no child is left behind.


All the training gear can be found and accessed in the shed. Regarding equipment, if you believe there are materials that will enhance training and we currently don’t have them, please contact Susan Hedges so we can look at the feasibility of purchasing it.

COVID Training

Bargara FC will ensure rigorous policies are followed regarding COVID management. All players need to be checked in to meet our tracing requirements. The club recommends following this link below to ensure this is completed, but it can also be done through QR codes stationed around the training facility.