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Tigers’ Centerhalf Back Ally Dykes dedicates her season to tackling oppression Sports can be spaces that provide tools, communities and experiences to help alleviate suffering and move people toward flourishing. Sports can positively impact people in the moment of experience and over time through accumulated experiences. Sports help build important mental, emotional, physical and socialContinue reading “Tackling oppression one game at a time”
A long preseason of running shuttles and drilling footy basics in snow, goose poop and a different location every week paid off–by a lot. The Tigers won 43-1 (6.7.43 0.1.1) against the D.C. Eagles and 48-8 (7.6.48 1.2.8) against the New York Magpies for the first and second back-to-back games of the season in theContinue reading “Tigers dominate season debut”
Catch up on the latest news from our May 2022 edition of The Ambush.
Colorado’s Centennial Tigers are thrilled to officially announce Dannie Seow as the club’s new head coach. A native of Melbourne, Dannie played several years in the 1980s and ‘90s for the AFL’s Collingwood Magpies and Melbourne Demons. His depth of knowledge, love of the game and dedication to the team will prove invaluable to theContinue reading “AFL’s Dannie Seow to coach the Centennial Tigers”
Catch up on the latest news from our July 2021 edition of The Ambush.
Catch up on the latest news from our June 2021 edition of The Ambush.
Click here to read about how Tigers President and Founder Sara Edwards Rohner experienced life through sports, saw the impact it has made on women, and what she decided to do about it. Her essay is featured on The Footy Factory!
Catch up on the latest news from our May 2021 edition of The Ambush.
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”
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”
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”
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”
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”
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”
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”
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”
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”
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”
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”
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”
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”
The Centennial Tigers want to thank a very special Australian donor from the Computershare family for his generous donation of $2,000 that covered the full cost of the team’s new uniforms. The official Computershare Football Services logo will be proudly displayed on the backs of the guernseys, on the 2020 limited-edition t-shirts, and on theContinue reading “Special donor purchases Tigers’ uniforms”
The Centennial Tigers are proud to announce their partnership with Melbourne’s The Footy Factory — an academy designed to elevate girls’ football skills by learning from some of the top AFLW athletes. The Footy Factory was established in 2018, by founder John McCully, with a vision to give girls from all backgrounds and abilities theContinue reading “Centennial Tigers announce partnership with The Footy Factory”
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