LCDDS has now been in place for 2 years and the youth squad continues to train on Tuesday afternoons at Royal Park in central Launceston. A squad of 16 players attend the weekly training session which is conducted by LCFC Head Coach, Kurt Reynolds, who is an FFA accredited Skill Acquisition Trainer & A Licence coach.
An initiative of the Westside Devils Junior Soccer Club and in conjunction with Victory League club Launceston City FC, the program has grown to include over 40 players throughout the season.
"It is fantastic that the clubs have taken this initiative and have the vision to grow the development program in the future."
commented LCDDS Head Coach, Kurt Reynolds.
The program is totally aligned with the FFA National Football Curriculum and is a clear indications of Launceston City FC's commitment to embrace a strong junior and youth development policy relative to it's Victory League status.
LCDDS committee members are committed to building on the quality of the program, the facilities and package provided and most importantly the football content. The program is open to all aspiring young footballers in northern Tasmania and is part of a clear pathway for young players to play at the highest level in the state.
" Our objective is to provide the highest quality Development Squad in the state. This is a very professionally run product with the absolute focus on the football content. We are seeing significant advancement in the players technical abilities from this program". added Reynolds.
Further details regarding the LCDDS can be found onwww.westsidedevils.com or http://www.launcestoncity.com/