Supporting sport and recreational groups to establish and sustain a mentoring program that enhances coaching and life skills of its participants.
This group program utilises existing structures within sporting and/or recreational settings to:
View a short video introduction to our Group Mentor Program here.
The Group Mentoring Program has been tried and tested within Ormond Junior Football Club for two years, with great success.
See evaluation of this pilots here.
"I really enjoyed my second year in the Mentor Program, as a junior coach with the Auskick kids. I learnt how it’s important to connect with kids on a personal level. For example, knowing what footy teams they go for and some of their favourite players. This helped to get them to listen and stay enthusiastic."
"The mentor program keeps kids engaged with their communities and provides a great opportunity for kids to learn some essential life skills whilst participating in an activity they love. He is excited to participate again next season!”
Parent of A Junior Coach
“This role helped me to stay involved in the game when I was prepared to walk away”