Young Lions Program

The Young Lions program 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  Young Lions Coordinator Manager, Riley Pitchford at younglions@klufc.org.au or on 0439 462 626.

Latest Young Lions News

Feb 24, 2021

Junior U5-U12 Registrations Open for 2021 at Kingborough Lions United FC

Kingborough Lions United football club welcomes all boys and girls ages 5-12. Join us for a season of fun football at the Den in 2021 !!! ...

Jan 14, 2021

Youth Players - we want you in 2021 !

Kingborough Lions United Football Club is excited to be kicking off our Youth Academy 2021 on Monday 18 January with player "Come & Trial" assessment sessions to help us plan teams for the season. ...

Sep 19, 2020

KLUFC School Holiday Clinics (Aged U5-U12)

Hone your skills at our fun holiday clinics ! Open to players from all school or club teams. You do not have to play for Kingborough Lions United FC to be involved !! ...

Jan 31, 2020

Lions Go International

The Ellis family, long-time Kingborough Lions United Football Club members, recently returned from cruising to Papua New Guinea. While they were in the town of Alotau they visited Gopaia Village and ...

Jan 19, 2020

2020 Junior Development Registrations Open

The 2020 season is up and running. Register your 5-12 year old boy or girl into our Junior Development Program. With a fun focus on the 4 key football skills, this program is the perfect partner for ...

Jan 11, 2020

Kingborough Council's Young Citizen of the Year

Congratulations to Emmie Howell on winning Kingborough Council's Young Citizen of the Year As one of our youngest coaches, Emmie embodies the culture and spirit of Kingborough Lions United Football ...

May 11, 2019

Lions Engage Success Mindset and Business Mentor

Kingborough Lions United FC is excited to welcome Rachael Downie as the club’s first Success Mindset and Business Mentor. ...

Jan 13, 2019

Fun Summer Holiday clinics 2019

Don't miss out on the fun January holiday clinics for juniors being run at Kingborough Lions United FC for boys and girls U5 to U12. ...

Dec 26, 2018

Kingborough Lions United FC appoints Ben Horgan as full time Academy Manager

The Kingborough Lions United Football Club is excited to announce Ben Horgan will be commencing in the full time role of Academy manager in January 2019. ...

Oct 23, 2018

Lions NPL Youth Academy Commencing for Season 2019

Kingborough Lions United FC is excited to announce the youth program for 2019 is kicking off …. with two weeks of payer interest sessions. These sessions are not trials, all male and female players ...

Sep 25, 2018

Fun October Holiday clinics 2018

Don't miss out on the fun October holiday clinics for juniors being run at Kingborough Lions United FC for boys and girls U5 to U12. ...

Apr 24, 2018

Junior Academy Enrolments Open for Cycle 2 2018

Young Lions Junior Academy football (soccer) program for Term 2 will commence on Monday 30th April for all school/club players in the community from the age of 5 to 12 years old (Prep to Grade 6) ...

Apr 24, 2018

Fun April 2018 Holiday clinics for Juniors

Don't miss out on the fun April holiday clinics for juniors being run at Kingborough Lions United FC for boys and girls U5 to U12. ...

Jan 31, 2018

Junior Academy Enrolments Open for Cycle 1 2018

Young Lions Junior Academy football (soccer) program for Term 1 will commence on Wednesday 7th February for all school/club players in the community from the age of 5 to 12 years old (Prep to Grade ...

Dec 08, 2017

Vale Bernard Siggins

It is with great sadness that the Kingborough Lions United Football Club informs its members of the passing of club legend Bernie Siggins. We wish Pattie and the family our deepest sympathies on the ...

Oct 26, 2017

Lions Youth Academy Commencing for Season 2018

Kingborough Lions United FC is pleased to announce try outs are commencing for athletes looking to be part of the Youth Academy program in season 2018. The club's Academy teams will be representing ...

Oct 04, 2017

Fun October Holiday clinics powered by the Young Lions Junior Academy

Don't miss out on the fun October holiday clinics for juniors being run at Kingborough Lions United FC for boys and girls U5 to U12. ...

Sep 07, 2017

Kingborough Lions Celebrate Funding for Lightwood Park Redevelopment

Our local football (soccer) stars have a bright future with confirmation that a $623,000 ground redevelopment will soon commence at Kingston’s Lightwood Park, the home of the Kingborough Lions. ...

Jul 02, 2017

Junior Academy Enrolments Open for Cycle 3 2017

Young Lions Junior Academy football (soccer) program for Term 3 will commence on Monday 24th July for all school/club players in the community from the age of 5 to 12 years old (Prep to Grade 6) ...

Jun 08, 2017

Kingborough Council Kicks a Goal for the Lions

The Kingborough Lions United Football Club is celebrating the news that the Kingborough Council has committed $312,000 in their 2017/18 budget towards developing an additional football ground at ...