Caloundra Football Club was founded in 1968 after a group of local Rugby players had no competition to be a part of. They travelled to Woombye and formed the Sunshine Coast Competition.

Today, over 50 years later, our club prides itself on principles being a local community sporting club that has it’s foundations built on the hard work of it’s player families, volunteers, loyal supporters and partnerships with our highly valued sponsors. 

Whilst the senior club’s ultimate aim is to be consistently competitive and challenge for premierships, we will always endeavour to do this without compromising our underlying culture and values, which include…

Provide an opportunity for people to participate in a community club in a safe, friendly and family oriented environment.

Develop young sportspeople through comprehensive training programs overseen by suitably qualified coaching staff.

To encourage and foster our junior players to transition into the senior club, with the aim of providing the core group that underpins the sustainable success of the Club, both on and off the field.

Strive to be a well respected club in the top echelon of the Sunshine Coast Football community and Football Qld landscape, with success both on and off the field.

Encourage community involvement through sponsorship, events and fundraising activities and be recognised as a leading contributor to the spirit of the Caloundra community.

To provide a social environment that encourages greater participation by girls and women.

To always operate the club professionally, in a fiscally responsible manner and within the competition’s rules and regulations.

To be fully committed to ensuring that our club environment is free from discrimination and harassment, that discrimination and harassment will not be tolerated under any circumstances, and that appropriate disciplinary action will be taken against any person associated with the Club who breach this requirement.

To exercise tolerance to others, and to always act fairly, honestly and respectfully.

Our Motto is 3 simple but effective words: Passion Pride, Respect.

Michael Olm Club Spirit Award

Michael Olm, was as a cherished figure not only within the club but also across the Caloundra community. He led a vibrant life filled with work, hobbies, and football. Employed as an apprentice butcher at Coles, Michael found joy in fishing, snorkeling, shooting, and, of course, playing football. Known for his selflessness, he consistently prioritised helping friends and represented both the Sunshine Coast and Queensland in various football matches. Making his debut in first grade at the tender age of 17, Michael played with unwavering dedication and fairness under the coaching of club legend Les Kunde. His versatility on the field was unmatched, always delivering an outstanding performance. Tragically, at 18, during a promising season where his team topped the ladder, Michael fell ill. Initially diagnosed with Ross River fever, further tests revealed leukemia, devastating his family, friends, and the entire club community. Despite a valiant battle supported by extensive fundraising efforts and a brief period of remission, Michael ultimately succumbed to the disease in December 1993. This trophy stands in his honor, recognising individuals or teams who emulate his tireless effort, unwavering support for the club, and exemplary sportsmanship on and off the field. Michael remains deeply missed, his memory cherished, and his legacy enduring.

Unsung Heroes

Unsung Heroes is a short documentary film following three volunteers at a community football club in Australia. Created by filmmaker and ex Caloundra Football Club player Kenny Waterson.