Young Lions Program

The Young Lions Junior Academy is Kingborough Lions United FC's development program for junior players in the Kingborough, Channel and Huon communities.  It is a pivotal part of the club's strategic plan to engage young players and also produce footballers who have an opportunity to engage with the FFA Pathways and achieve their football dreams.

To discuss opportunities contact Junior Academy Coordinator Fiona Harms at younglions@klufc.org.au or on 0419 441 817.

Latest Young Lions News

Mar 06, 2017

Kingborough Lions are ready to roar in 2017

Kingborough Lions United FC have recruited young gun Benny Kovadio to their 2017 NPL squad ...

Feb 07, 2017

Game Training Certificate Course 26 Feb/5 Mar 2017 at the Den

Kingborough Lions United Football Club will be conducting a Game Training Certificate course over two Sundays, Feb 26th & Mar 5th. KLUFC coaches working with players U13 and older are encouraged to ...

Feb 05, 2017

Young Lions Junior Academy 2017 Kicks Off 6 February

This Junior Academy program (previously known as ‘SAP’) gives young players the opportunity to improve their football skills and technique in a fun football focussed environment. Run by NPL Club ...

Jan 24, 2017

Summer Holiday Junior Football Gala Days

Over the 2017 Summer School Holidays we are running some fun football days for juniors. Kicking off on 1st of Feb, book now to avoid disappointment. We welcome all boys and girls Under 5 to Under 12 ...

Dec 07, 2016

Young Lions Youth Academy Keeper In Italy

Congratulations to our own Nick O'Connell who is currently participating in a two week football program in Milan, Italy. ...

Nov 25, 2016

Lions Appoint Gabriel Markaj as PS4 NPL TAS Head Coach

Kingborough Lions United FC is excited to announce the appointment of Gabriel Markaj as the Head Coach of its PS4 NPL TAS squad for 2017. ...

Oct 25, 2016

Lions Lead the Way in Injury Prevention

The Kingborough Lions United Football Club are leading the way in injury prevention in Tasmanian football (soccer). The club recently hosted Rob Aitken from Sports Medicine Australia to conduct the ...

Oct 18, 2016

Youth Academy Trials Commencing for Season 2017

Kingborough Lions United FC is pleased to announce assessments are commencing for athletes looking to be part of the Youth Academy program in season 2017. The club's Academy teams will be ...

Oct 14, 2016

Young Lions Academy Players into State U15 team

The Club is thrilled that three of its Youth Academy players, Toby Herweynen, Simon Vivarelli and Dominic Easton, have been selected in the State u15 team. The team will go to Canberra in December to ...

Oct 14, 2016

Congratulations Young Lions selected for U13 & U14 National Youth Championships

The club was excited to see two of its Youth Academy players selected for the Football Federation Tasmania teams for the KLUFC FFA National Youth Championships in Coffs Harbour. Well done Tate and ...

Oct 07, 2016

Fiona Harms appointed to Young Lions SAP Program Coordinator Role

Kingborough Lions United FC is pleased to have appointed Fiona Harms as their SAP (Skills Acquisition Program) & Discovery Program Co-ordinator. ...

Sep 17, 2016

Young Lions Cycle 4 Kicks off October 10 - Enrolments Open

The Lions are excited to have some new experienced coaches coming into Cycle 4 and also will be hosting the C4 Festival at Twin Ovals in December. We will be introducing a new Young Lions Coordinator ...

Jul 03, 2016

SAP and Discovery enrolments for Cycle 3 are now open

SAP and Discovery enrolments for Cycle 3 are now open - we are going to ramp up activities during this third cycle and hope for some kinder weather conditions - Roar with the Pride !! ...

Jun 30, 2016

July Holiday Programs for Juniors 2016

Over the 2016 July School Holidays we are running lots of fun activities for juniors. We have five holiday clinics on offer. Book now to avoid disappointment. We welcome all players but they need ...

Jun 20, 2016

SAP Cancelled Monday 20 June - (Ground Closures)

Sorry for late notice, Council have closed grounds and we have no Indoor alternative so unfortunately we have to cancel SAP training tonight. ...

Jun 06, 2016

Young Lions SAP and Academy Sessions Details - Monday 06 June

Due to all grounds being closed Monday 06 June and the deluge we have managed to secure indoor venues for tonight's sessions. Please advise all players that they will need running shoes or futsal ...

May 31, 2016

Improve Football Facilities South of Hobart so players can train and play all year round.

Share the link below and click on it to add your name to our petition ... We need every footballer, footballing family and supporter to get behind the vision for facilities upgrades at Lightwood Park ...

May 30, 2016

Young Lions SAP Session relocated, Monday May 30 2016

Young Lions SAP Session relocated, Monday May 30 Due to Council ground closures SAP is being relocated to LP2 today, May 30. It will run from 4.15pm to 5.15pm. ...

May 23, 2016

Monday 23 May- Council grounds remain closed

Grounds remain closed 23 May and SAP session is cancelled. Young Lions please check your email from Alby for details. Youth Academy will proceed indoors please bring sandshoes or futsal boots. ...

May 20, 2016

Grounds closed Friday 20 May 2016

Council grounds remain closed today (Friday 20 May). No outdoor training sessions or Young Lions Youth Academy Catchup sessions. ...