“I never thought I’d belong to a team again” — reinvigorating a love for sport

Joliet “Baby J” Moya is an all-around athlete and youngster on the Tigers. Read about her love for her brother Jeremias and the struggles of finding passion again after losing him. Specifically, my younger brother Jeremias and I shared our love for the game–he went to every game I had. After he passed away fromContinue reading ““I never thought I’d belong to a team again” — reinvigorating a love for sport”

“Inspired to respect myself again” — a return to athletics

Jessie Coatney is a rookie not only to the Centennial Tigers, but also to the sport of Australian rules football. Read her take on what it means to join a new sport later in life. I have been a part of team sports since elementary school (with a long hiatus after high school up untilContinue reading ““Inspired to respect myself again” — a return to athletics”

Listen to Tigers President Sara Edwards Rohner on ABC Radio Melbourne

In case you missed it, Tigers Founder and President Sara Edwards Rohner spoke to the Coodabeen Champions, a legendary footy radio show, on ABC Melbourne Radio May 2. You can listen to Sara’s radio interview here! Members of the show are not only intrigued about Sara’s story and Aussie rules football abroad, but also learningContinue reading “Listen to Tigers President Sara Edwards Rohner on ABC Radio Melbourne”

Motivation redefined — a fire in my eyes

Essay provided by Founding Member and Vice President Jennifer Elliott Throughout my entire adult life, I have thought of myself as the motivated type. I was rarely ever one to sit back and wait for things to happen. When I decided what direction I wanted to go in, I took action right away to achieveContinue reading “Motivation redefined — a fire in my eyes”

Donate to the Tigers at no cost to you

Now that the Centennial Tigers have 501(c)3 nonprofit designation from the U.S. federal government, the club qualifies for various donation programs. Check out these instructions below to help the Tigers through your everyday purchases. Amazon Smile: Visit smile.amazon.com. Log in to your account. Select Change Your Charity (about halfway down). Type in Colorado Suburban AustralianContinue reading “Donate to the Tigers at no cost to you”

Helpful Hints — 501(c)(3) filing for USAFL clubs

If you’re a new Australian rules football club (or an existing one), obtaining 501(c)(3) nonprofit status from the U.S. government can provide your organization with a number of benefits, including tax-deductible status. In some states, this can give you the option to not pay sales tax on items for your club, and it can alsoContinue reading “Helpful Hints — 501(c)(3) filing for USAFL clubs”

Why I love this game—insight from a Tiger

Essay provided by Founding Member Kimberley Dickey I am not young. Challenges ebb and flow, advance and retreat, but age only goes in one direction. However, experience, knowledge and practice also only go one direction. You do not lose them once you have them. At my age, I can still fight. There is no lackContinue reading “Why I love this game—insight from a Tiger”

Tigers recognized at banquet, receive $500 grant

The Centennial Tigers were recognized Sunday, January 27, at the Colorado Women’s Sports Fund Association (CWSFA) grant banquet in Fort Collins and received a $500 grant check from the organization for their dedication to growing women’s participation in Colorado sports. Tigers President Sara Rohner, Vice President Jennifer Elliott, Secretary Amanda Newell, Treasurer Carolyn Poulos, andContinue reading “Tigers recognized at banquet, receive $500 grant”

Centennial Tigers appoint Head Coach Destry Gillette

The Centennial Tigers are pleased to announce the appointment of Destry Gillette as head coach for the club’s inaugural season. Coach Gillette, an American, and who, like many current Tiger players, lives near the Centennial area, is excited to get back into the game, albeit in a different role than he’s used to. He playedContinue reading “Centennial Tigers appoint Head Coach Destry Gillette”