Tigers featured on local news station

The Centennial Tigers were recently featured on a new sports segment on KUSA 9NEWS that spotlights women and marginalized sports groups who continue playing post school. Sports reporter Arielle Orsuto spent the morning with the Tigers, finding out more about who we are and what we stand for. Check out the article here, and viewContinue reading “Tigers featured on local news station”

Tigers hold AGM, grow Board to 9

The Centennial Tigers hosted its Annual General Meeting (AGM) in late 2020, adding two additional board members for a total of nine representatives. The Board voted to add Jessie Coatney and Joliet “Baby J” Moya to the Board as at-large members. Jessie will assist with recruitment and retention, social planning and events. Baby J willContinue reading “Tigers hold AGM, grow Board to 9”

Tigers awarded female athlete grant

The Centennial Tigers were recently awarded a cash grant from The Female Athlete Network (The F.A.N.) to help subsidize annual costs incurred–this is the second consecutive year The F.A.N. has awarded a grant to the Centennial Tigers. Typically, awardees convene at an annual banquet in Fort Collins, Colorado, but due to COVID-19, The F.A.N. hostedContinue reading “Tigers awarded female athlete grant”

Get to know Tigers’ Head Coach Destry Gillette

Check out this brief Q&A with Tigers’ Head Coach Destry Gillette and what he brings from the outside in. Where did the name Destry come from? Destry came from a 1930 western novel written by Max Brand called Destry Rides Again.  It was made into a couple of movies: Destry Rides Again in 1939 withContinue reading “Get to know Tigers’ Head Coach Destry Gillette”

Coach’s Corner: Welcome to our 2020 season

Hello Tigers! I want to take a minute to say, “Welcome to our official inaugural season.” I am pleased to see it finally starting to feel like we are getting a team together both physically and mentally. All the hard work by our president and the rest of the board in setting our team foundationContinue reading “Coach’s Corner: Welcome to our 2020 season”

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”

“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”