North Coast Football (NCF) has formed a partnership with Australian sports equipment maker Deploy Football to become the Official Ball Provider of its Player Development Program and Official Preferred Ball Partner of its Community Football Program.
Deploy is one of Australia’s leading football developers and manufacturers. Australian owned Deploy Football is based in New South Wales and services grassroots clubs, training programs and schools across the country and internationally.
Under the partnership, Deploy footballs will be used for high-performance training by over 150 players in the National Premier League Youth and Skills Acquisition Phase Program.
The 24 community clubs in the NCF Zone will receive special pricing on the purchase of balls, saving clubs tens of thousands of dollars every year.
For senior football matches, NCF will use and recommend the Stealth ball. It will use and recommend the Engage ball for senior training and junior matches. For junior training, it will use and recommend the T-Spec ball.
“I am impressed by Deploy Football’s deep commitment to football and helping our grassroots clubs. We have an exciting few years coming up in the game locally and nationally, and it’s great that Deploy will be a part of that expansion,” said Andrew Woodward, General Manager, North Coast Football.
“Deploy is an Australian company taking on the big names in the sport. Under this deal, we get great football equipment, and by using Deploy Football, our clubs can save many thousands of dollars and put this back into game development and expansion,” Mr Woodward said.
“Deploy Football is proud to partner with North Coast Football to help grow and develop football in the region. Being able to do our part to contribute to junior development and assist the football community is key for Deploy Football,” said Kurt Johnson of Deploy Football.
“It’s amazing to see all of the hard work put in by everyone at North Coast Football and all of the club committee members, and we look forward to seeing future Socceroos and Matildas come from this region,” Kurt Johnson Said.
Deploy Football is the preferred supplier to three state football bodies and nine zones in Sydney.
NCF is the governing body of football on the north coast. Football is the biggest team participation sport on the North Coast, with over 5,000 players in over 300 teams from 24 clubs competing every week during winter. In 2022, NCF will offer both winter and summer football.