Academy, Junior Development & Camps

There will be an academy held each term on Tuesday evenings from term 2.

Bookings now being taken for Term 4's Academy - see below for registration details.

2017 Academies

The Academy this year will be run on Tuesday nights over 3 blocks that cover the period May to December 2017.

Each Block runs for a period of 8 weeks.

Cost - Single block $95 per child (plus $3 booking fee)

Numbers are limited to 12 per age group, and will fill quickly, so please reserve a place as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Dates are as follows:

Block 1            -         Tuesday May 2 to June 20

Block 2            -         Tuesday July 18 to September 5

Block 3            -         Tuesday October 10 to November 28

Session times will be -             U6-7                      4.30pm - 5.30pm

U8-9                      5.45pm - 6.45pm

U10-12                  7.00pm - 8.00pm

The Academy is run by Kelvin Wheeler, AFC ‘B’ licence, Taringa Rover’s Junior Director of Coaching.

To reserve a place please email the following information to -

Information required -             

Player's Name, Date of Birth, current team, parents contact email & mobile.


Kelvin Wheeler

Taringa Rovers Junior DOC

0412 085 388                            

Kelvin Wheeler - Technical Director Juniors

The club has appointed Kelvin Wheeler an experienced coach to the position of Technical Director for our Junior sides. Kelvin was previously the club's Women’s Premier League Head Coach. 

Kelvin holds an AFC 'B' Licence and has many years’ experience of coaching juniors (boys & girls) and women at both club and representative level. He brings with him the expertise, skillset and knowledge required to guide and develop Taringa Rovers SFC junior players at a crucial and important part of their football development.

For any queries, please contact Kelvin on 0412 085 388 or email

Taringa Rovers Junior Player Development Strategy

The focus of Taringa Rovers Soccer Football Club at a junior level is to provide opportunities to local children to enjoy football and develop their football skills to the best level they can be both individually and as a team rather than being completely focused elite junior development at the expense of serving the local community.

On this basis Taringa Rovers has established a junior development program which seeks to maximise the opportunities for local children to develop their footballing skills in a controlled and fun environment through the preparatory and small sided phases of football development, which will then lead to the development of both home grown players than can play at elite junior levels available (such as NPL and SYL), whilst not excluding local social players and on the whole providing children with a love of both football and Taringa Rovers that they will carry with them into adulthood.

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