Hi Members,

It might be the A-League off season but there is still plenty going on.

"The Crew" Membership and Renewals

This year you can easily and conveniently manage your Official Supporters Club membership when you renew or sign-up for your Mariners membership on-line. Mariners memberships will be opening for season ten very shortly and will for the first time include the option to extend your existing or sign up for your first OSC membership as part of the process.

Why sign up to the Central Coast Mariners Official Supporters Club?

The Official Supporters Club represents the interests of Mariners fans and gives you a voice with your Club. We organise opportunities for you to connect and socialise with other Mariners fans. We also work to build support for CCM. By becoming a member you will receive a membership card and members-only gift. You will be invited to members-only events. You will also be invited to join our "Tour of Duty" to one of the interstate away games during season 10 (this will be at your own cost). Membership of the Supporters Club is $20 for adults, $10 for under 18's

Membership Period

OSC membership is by calendar year (Jan – Dec). Memberships signed up online are for the 2015 calendar year (i.e. expires 31/12/2015) and your payment and membership will be automatically processed. For new OSC members this means your first membership is from the date we receive your membership details from the club until the end of 2015 (up to 6 months bonus membership). For existing OSC members, renew online and you're signed up until the end of 2015, with no need to worry about renewal when the A-League season restarts in October. For more information about our progress so far, check out the Official Supporters Club's history blog: – ccmofficialsupportersclub.wordpress.com

Central Coast Mariners Focus Groups

The club has recently held a number of focus groups inviting individual members to contribution to a variety of decisions and directions the club is taking. Those groups have worked across subjects such as kit design, membership offerings, 10 year anniversary activities, slogan and logo, and John Hutchinson testimonial. Included on each of these has been at least one member of the Official Supporters Club. While the contributions made by those individuals has been of their own opinion, information shared at those focus group meetings has been distributed and discussed at OSC committee meetings and some of the opinions gained their presented to the focus groups.

Central Coast Mariners Academy

While our A-League team is in the off season, the Central Coast Mariners Academy plays its season and there is no better way to continue your support than keeping up to date with what's happening or heading out to Pluim Park Lisarow when the next generation of Mariners play their home matches. We post details about weekend fixtures before each weekend and results after. We're also looking into ways to get more information about what's happening around Academy out to our members such as match report info. Keep an eye on our social media channels to stay in touch.

First Fan Forum commentary

For those who were unable to make it to the first fan forum held at Central Coast Leagues Club recently, here is a brief rundown of the comments made as documented by the club and distributed via their social media.

Local Club Events

As the Official Supporters Club has grown we have gained quite a following of interested people via our social media channels (Facebook and Twitter). We would like to offer local clubs the opportunity to have their upcoming events posted on these channels to provide a wide audience and to forge a greater links with the member clubs of our local association. If your club would like us to post details about upcoming events please email us details, we'd love to help.

CCMOSC Annual General Meeting (AGM)

Our AGM is fast approaching (August), where the committee for next year will be elected. We will be separately emailing a formal notification to members shortly and included in that will be details of the committee nomination procedure and the nomination form. This is your opportunity to be a part of the growth of our connection with the club, so if you're interested in getting involved stay tuned for that email – coming soon.

World Cup Events

Want to join in the fun of the World Cup? Check out these events:-

Coco Banana World Cup Party

CCM Member Event | Socceroos vs. Chile

Budgewoi Soccer Club – 1 Millington Way, Buff Point