Categories Archives: Coaching

FUTURE COACH PROFILE: KRIS KORKIAN

Kris Korkian is an Armenian coach who played football on all continents in his youth. He moved to Australia 26 years ago where he met his wife, and they have since had 2 daughters. What are some things he has learnt from his journey across the globe? I pl

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FUTURE COACH PROFILE: LIAM GERATHY

Liam Gerathy grew up and played football in New Zealand, while also coaching at various schools and academies. He moved to Australia a year ago to study sport coaching at ACPE, and has since worked as an analyst for Western Sydney Wanderers with their U14

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FUTURE COACH PROFILE: GONZALO NAYA

Gonzalo Naya grew up in Uruguay where he played senior football, and also started coaching the U18s at his club 3 years ago, before more recently coming to Australia to study an MBA. His plan was to take a break from football, but this only lasted about o

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FUTURE COACH PROFILE: SAI VAN WEGEN

FUTURE COACH PROFILE: SAI VAN WEGEN Sai van Wegen has been at Wakehurst since the age of 6, and currently plays in the AL1/PL reserves squad. She started coaching one of their U15 girls teams last season, and is also currently working in the Manly United

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MWFA DEVELOPING THE COACHES OF THE FUTURE

The first part of the 2019 Future Coaches Program concluded recently, moving into a more 1-on-1 mentoring format during the 2020 season. There was a lot of interest in the program, with 15 initial applications eventually being sent in, and the group final

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MWFA DEVELOPING MORE COACH EDUCATORS

MWFA recently ran a workshop for coaching course presenters in the association. Attendees included current and prospective course presenters, CCCs from several clubs, and most coaches involved in the Future Coaches Program. The content covered on the nigh

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MWFA COACH WORKSHOPS REACH HUNDREDS OF COACHES

With more than 400 coaches attending official coaching courses in MWFA this year, 2019 was a very successful season for coach development. As both a compliment to official coaching courses, and as a way to support, capture and encourage more coaches to un

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C-LICENCE COURSE AT CROMER PARK A GREAT SUCCESS

22 candidates attended the recent FFA C-Licence coaching course held at Cromer Park, to add to the 23 coaches who completed the same course back in February this year. The majority of participants were from within MWFA, with a good spread across several c

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FUTURE COACHES PROGRAM APPLICATIONS CLOSE SOON

Applications for the 2019 MWFA Future Coaches Program close soon. This is a 12-month mentoring program designed to identify, develop and reward aspiring football coaches.   Lachlan Panetta was a participant in the 2018 program and is now working for

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