DET NSW School Sports Unit
002. Football Australia Honours Concord High Teacher
Trixie Tagg (Concord HS) was inducted into the Football Australia Hall of Fame at a function held by the Australian Football Federation towards the end of December 2007. Trixie’s involvement over a number of years has greatly assisted the code throughout Australia.
In the 1960’s and 70’s Trixie Tagg played football for Sydney Prague, St George and Marconi womens’ teams.
From 1970 to 1974 Trixie played representative football for NSW and was selected in the Australian squad four years in a row. Unfortunately in that period because of lack of money and sponsorship the team didn’t tour.
Trixie Tagg has also held administrative positions in women’s Football. She has held the position of Australian Registrar and Australian Publicity Officer. For three years Trixie Tagg refereed Men’s and Youths’ Premier League and NSW State Women’s Finals.
Trixie has also coached for many years. During this time she was appointed in charge of the NSW Juniors and Youth Team which went to the USA. Trixie coached Australia on the 1981 New Zealand tour, winning all four matches and managed NSW at the 1985 National Championships.
Over the past twenty three years at Concord High School, Trixie has coached the boys and girls football teams. Some of her most outstanding results have been:
Trixie Tagg held the position of Sydney North SSA Football convener for over eleven years. Trixie held the positions of Sydney North Boys’ coach, convener and manager for numerous years including the years of 2003 and 2005 when they won the NSWCHS Championships.
Trixie has also held the following positions for NSWCHS Football.
In the late 80’s and 90’s Trixie was manager and coach for the NSWCHS Boys Seconds. Trixie also coached the Firsts and was a Boys selector for seven years. In 1994 Trixie was NSW Girls All Schools manager at the Championships held in Sydney. The NSW team won the Championships.
Trixie is a silver life-member of NSWCHS Football and amongst her other notable achievements she was nominated for the NSW Women’s Sports Star in the 1980's and awarded an Australian Sports Medal in 2000.
Congratulations Trixie on a truly well deserved award and on your superb achievements.