Overcoming social anxiety, becoming part of a tribe

Amanda Newell is a founding member of the Centennial Tigers. Read about how she has learned to overcome some of her social anxiety by immersing herself in footy. Social anxiety has had a crippling grip on me for as long as I can remember. Meeting new people or being in an unfamiliar setting or experienceContinue reading “Overcoming social anxiety, becoming part of a tribe”

“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”

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”

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”

The Footy Factory to purchase Tigers’ training singlets for 2020 season

John McCully, founder of The Footy Factory and one of the Centennial Tigers’ earliest supporters, has announced sponsoring the cost of the Tigers’ 2020 training singlets. “Congratulations to everyone involved in the team’s jumper design,” said McCully in an email message. “It looks fantastic! Now that the jumper is signed off on, I would likeContinue reading “The Footy Factory to purchase Tigers’ training singlets for 2020 season”

Tigers to host open skills clinic with USA Head Coach Tom Ellis

Come join the Centennial Tigers women’s Aussie rules football team for a open skills clinic at the Parker Fieldhouse basketball court. We will be learning the basic skills of the game from USA Revolution men’s head coach and AFL recruiter Tom Ellis. No experience required. This will be non contact. Please arrive 5-10 minutes beforeContinue reading “Tigers to host open skills clinic with USA Head Coach Tom Ellis”

Centennial Tigers to receive CWSFA grant

The Centennial Tigers received official notification Jan. 8, 2020, that they were awarded a $500 grant from the Colorado Womens Sports Fund Association (CWSFA). Representatives from the Tigers will accept the check at a formal banquet ceremony on Jan. 26 in Ft. Collins, Colo. “We are so appreciative of the work you do in ourContinue reading “Centennial Tigers to receive CWSFA grant”