QUALIFICATIONS: Multiple Football Qualifications – Bachelor of Business and Commerce with a major in Management
FAVOURITE FOOTBALL TEAMS: WSW, Gremio/Brazil
FAVOURITE PART OF BEING A KICKSTART COACH: The privilege of coaching kids is to help shape the next layer of society, and that positive impact is priceless
ASPIRATIONS: To continue developing the Sports Industry, specially football and see Australia embrace and excel at the world stage of Football
Coaching Development Manager
QUALIFICATIONS: BSc Sport and Physical Education, F.A Level 2, USSF ‘E’ License, YMCA Level 2 Gym Instructor, ASA Level 2 Swimming Instructor
FAVOURITE FOOTBALL TEAM: Western Sydney Wanderers, Arsenal F.C
FAVOURITE PART OF BEING A KICKSTART COACH: Coaching at our advanced clinics, to work with young players that are determined to become the best.
ASPIRATIONS: To coach to the highest level possible, inspiring as many young players along the way as I can.
Marketing and Finance Manager
- Bachelor of Human Movement
- Certificate III & IV in Fitness
FAVOURITE FOOTBALL TEAMS: Sydney FC, Manchester United
FAVOURITE PART OF BEING A KICKSTART COACH: Seeing kids develop a love for sport in a fun environment
ASPIRATIONS: To own a successful business, not sure what business yet!
Damiano Di Francesco
QUALIFICATIONS: Grassroots Community, Football, Basketball, Cricket, Tennis
FAVOURITE FOOTBALL TEAMS: Sydney FC, Delfino Pescara 1936
FAVOURITE PART OF BEING A KICKSTART COACH: Creating confidence and aspiration in our students.
ASPIRATIONS: Be recognised by someone as a positive influence in there life’s successes.
QUALIFICATIONS: Junior License
FAVOURITE FOOTBALL TEAMS: Western Sydney Wanderers, Sheffield Wednesday
FAVOURITE PART OF BEING A KICKSTART COACH: Seeing everyday how sport can inspire and instil confidence in young people.
ASPIRATIONS: To be a successful coach.
QUALIFICATIONS: C Licence
FAVOURITE FOOTBALL TEAMS: Liverpool FC
FAVOURITE PART OF BEING A KICKSTART COACH: Being able to coach football every day
ASPIRATIONS: To manage/coach at a professional level
QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor of Health & Movement, Diploma of Education, FFA Game Training Cert, Level 1 Baseball, Level 1 Touch Football, Level 1 Cricket, Level 1 Basketball
FAVOURITE FOOTBALL TEAMS: Central Coast Mariners, Manchester United
OTHER SPORTS AND TEAMS FOLLOWED: NBA- LA Lakers, MLB- Boston Red Sox, NRL- Manly Warringah Sea Eagles
FAVOURITE PART OF BEING A KICKSTART COACH: Seeing the joy brought to children when they become proficient at a skill during a session.
ASPIRATIONS: Become the greatest coach I can be, and further myself within the Sports Coaching/Teaching career path.
FAVOURITE FOOTBALL TEAMS: Western Sydney Wanderers
FAVOURITE PART OF BEING A KICKSTART COACH: Coaching is my life
ASPIRATIONS: I want to be a good influence on the footballers of tomorrow.
QUALIFICATIONS: Football, Rugby
FAVOURITE FOOTBALL TEAMS: Western Sydney Wanderers, Waratahs
FAVOURITE PART OF BEING A KICKSTART COACH: Nurturing the smallest of people to be the greatest of players.
ASPIRATIONS: Be an awesome coach and spread my knowledge.
QUALIFICATIONS: FFA C Licence, FA Level 2, Cricket Level 1, Rugby Level 1
FAVOURITE FOOTBALL TEAMS: Manchester United and Western Sydney Wanderers
FAVOURITE PART OF BEING A KICKSTART COACH: Exciting Environment
ASPIRATIONS: To positively engage each player I have the privilege to coach