Sports Trainers Needed


The SDFC needs Sports Trainers urgently. Anyone can learn and all training is paid for. Even if you don’t follow Aussie rules you can be involved and the training can help you in all walks of life. Sports Medicine can be a career pathway. Also with regular sporting competitions and events there is plenty of opportunities.

You receive free entry into all SDFC games and all items and equipment is provided. With a extra junior team now entered into the NTFL competition we need more helpers asap. There is a program of courses available from the Sports Medicine Australia website You can have info sent to you also. The SMA website courses have not been added yet for 2014, please contact them directly.

Sports Medicine Australia provides a range of courses for sports professionals, amateur associations, clubs and health professionals. A number of courses are accredited RTO courses and these can be seen by choosing “Nationally Accredited Courses” on the website.

Sports Medicine Australia is Australia’s peak national umbrella body for sports medicine and sports science, and is widely acknowledged overseas as the world’s leading multi-disciplinary sports medicine body.

Sports Medicine Australia through its individual and organisational members is Australia’s peak advisory body on all medical and health issues for active people – from weekend enthusiasts of all ages through to elite level competition.

The safe participation of Australians in sport and healthy physical activity at all stages of life is the primary concern for all involved with Sports Medicine Australia.

Sports Medicine Australia can provide expert information, advice and commentary on a diverse range of issues. These range from government policy and funding for Sports Medicine and community activity through to sports health, gender equity, participation of the aged in sport, safe sport for children, to drugs in sport problems.

Sports Medicine Australia plays an active role in educating professionals and sports-minded community members and in assisting all active people to achieve optimal benefits from their exercise, activity and competition.

Sports Medicine Australia draws together all sports science and sports medicine professionals. These groups include:


  • orthopedic surgeons
  • physicians
  • doctors
  • physiotherapists
  • optometrists
  • dentists
  • podiatrists
  • dietitians
  • psychologists
  • sports scientists
  • nurses
  • teachers
  • exercise physiologists
  • academics
  • population health specialists
  • chiropractors

At a community level Sports Medicine Australia is responsible for creating a safe playing field in which all Australians can actively and freely participate. The delivery of the Safer Sport message throughout Australia is achieved through the development and design of courses and educational resources for coaches, trainers, teachers and participants.

Sports Medicine Australia works to ensure the safety of all active Australians, and the continued professional development of persons interested in sports science, sports medicine and healthy activity.