INVESTORS AND MEDIA Media releases
Football West is delighted to announce that Gold Fields is our official Regional Football Program partner.
Gold Fields is already the name sponsor of all of Football West’s State Teams and its increased support will bolster Football West’s capacity to deliver throughout the State.
The partnership will see a growth in football clinics, school visits, coaching and referee courses and development and inclusive programs right across regional Western Australia.
It will also see us employ our first Regional Development Officer in the Goldfields.
Football West CEO James Curtis said: “Gold Fields is a highly valued partner of Football West and we are delighted to strengthen our ties with them.”
“Football West serves all of Western Australia and this partnership means we can work with more of the football community in regional areas.”
“Our goal is to have a Development Officer in every region in WA to promote and grow the sport. Through the support of Gold Fields and coinciding with other football initiatives in the Kimberley and Pilbara we will achieve this goal in 2019.”
Gold Fields Executive Vice President Australasia, Stuart Mathews said: “Gold Fields fully supports the Football West blue print for growth which includes having a regional development model in place across WA.”
“This regional development for all levels of the game is aligned to Gold Fields support for making better communities where we operate and providing great sporting options for families and stakeholders.”
“Our additional sponsorship support targets the regions and will ensure that the Gold Fields region in particular is ably supported by a full-time development officer and ensures that the 2500+ participants in soccer in the Gold Fields region provide the catalyst for further development and inclusiveness in the sport.”
“Gold Fields is very pleased to significantly increase its sponsorship of the vision, values, diversity and inclusiveness that Football West provide to the regions that are fully aligned with that of our company”