Windgap’s one and only soccer team, the ‘Windgap Warriors’, is sponsored by Pagewood Botany Football Club, and consists of supported employees and two volunteer coaches: Roy Smyth and Tarek El-Din. The team holds a training session every Monday evening at Jellicoe Park. They have been very busy promoting their team and meeting new people who share their interest in soccer.
Roy and Tarek, our volunteer coaches, have been actively involved in professionally training supported employees in playing soccer. They have been building the team’s confidence, as well as their health and fitness levels. Bobby, the team captain and a supported employee, said: ‘The team is better than ever, and we are ready to play with other teams and win!’
The aim is to continue to strengthen the team in terms of health and fitness levels, confidence, teamwork and soccer tactics, in order to prepare them for playing against other professional or non-professional soccer teams. With their new jerseys, soccer equipment and local community support, the Windgap Warriors are now recognised as a serious soccer team which promotes passion, enthusiasm and professionalism. They are ready to take on challenges and break down barriers.