The Women's High Performance Under-16s program runs over eight weeks, focusing on football development, leadership and mental health for young females.

Below you'll find the squad and 2020 schedule.

Women's High Performance Under-16s squad

NUMBER NAME DATE OF BIRTH
1 Maddison Ford -
2 Amy Alizzi 3/8/03
3 April Thompson -
4 Samantha Barnes 12/5/03
5 Alessia Cassar 31/1/03
6 Charlotte Clayton 10/11/03
7 Skye Forbes 27/1/03
8 Eliza Gorman-Jacobs 23/12/03
9 Paige Green 19/6/03
10 Holly Hodgson 14/6/03
11 Natasha Keenan 25/6/03
12 Grace Krstev 18/7/03
13 Tafa Maluma 4/12/03
14 Hope O'Brian 8/4/03
15 Isabella Rowland 29/12/03
16 Harper Sell 22/8/03
17 Trilby Sheppard 11/1/03
18 Ruby Smith 3/7/03
19 Mia Tolson  22/6/04 
20 Heidi Woodly 17/11/04 
21 Reese Sutton 22/6/04 
22 Abbey McDonald  5/2/04 
23 Ruby Taranto 20/4/04
24 Lucy Bray 20/2/04
25 Annalise Ferbrache 11/6/04
26 Tiana Malevitis 27/2/04
27 Madison Wilczynski 27/5/04
28 Mia D'Agostino 7/5/04
29 Alannah Burnett 4/6/04
30 Mouna Dib 23/1/03

 

2020 schedule

Where: The Hangar, 275 Melrose Drive, Tullamarine
When: July 15 - September 2
Time: All sessions start at 5pm and finish at 6:30pm
Head coach: Jarred Campbell
Assistant coaches: Maddy Collier, Lauren Caruso

Introductory meeting: Monday, July 8

- Welcome and information session for parents and players
- Apparel handout
- Tour of facility

Week 1: Monday, July 15

- Football development (5-6pm)
- Education session on leadership (6-6:30pm)
- Essendon VFLW vice-captains Hayley Bullas and Simone Nalder in attendance

Week 2: Monday, July 22

- Football development (5-6pm)
- Education session on cultural awareness (6-6:30pm)
- Leanne Brooke (The Long Walk general manager) and Jot Gill (Indian VFLW player/train-on) to present

Week 3: Monday, July 29

- Football development (5-6pm)
- Education session on wellbeing (6-6:30pm)
- Alena Stevens (VFLW player welfare) to present

Week 4: Monday, August 5

- Football development (5-6pm)
- Education session on mental health (6-6:30pm)
- Essendon VFLW player Kendra Heil in attendance

Week 5: Monday, August 12

- Football development (5-6pm)
- Education session on social media (6-6:30pm)
- Essendon managing editor (digital) Julian Trantino to present

Week 6: Monday, August 19

- Football development (5-6pm)
- Education session on nutrition (6-6:30pm)
- Essendon VFLW dietician Carley Beildeck to present

Week 7: Monday, August 26

- Football development (5-6pm)
- Education session (6-6:30pm)

Week 8: Monday, September 2

- Football development (5-6pm)
- Education session (6-6:30pm)