2022 NATIONAL YOUTH CHAMPIONSHIPS BOY’S COACHES

 

Under-14s Boys Head Coach – Glenn Callinan

Team NNSW Black

Qualifications:

  • B Licence

Experience: 

  • 23 years coaching
  • 2017-2021 Edgeworth Eagles FC coach and technical director
  • 2014-2016 Broadmeadow Magic FC Youth NPL coach

Accolades: 

  • Supporting players and coaches through their journey from club to NPL and onto A-League academies, national teams or overseas

Under-14s Boys Assistant Coach – James Rankine

Team NNSW Black

Qualifications:

  • B Licence
  • Level 1 Goalkeeper Licence

Experience: 

  • NNSWF Technical Advisor Football Far North Coast
  • Nepean Football Association Football Manager (11 years)
  • Head coach of under-14s girls national Indigenous team tour of New Zealand

Accolades:

  • Coaching in various elite and community programs and working with youth players who have gone onto professional careers.

Under-14s Boys Head Coach – Sam Griffin

Team NNSW White

Qualifications:

  • B Licence – completing A Licence

Experience: 

  • Under-14s boys Newcastle Jets Academy head coach (two years)
  • Newcastle Jets A-League Women’s Video Analyst (two years)
  • Former Valentine FC NPLM NNSW first grade coach (five years)

Accolades:

  • Completing the A-Licence course alongside former Socceroos Mile Sterjovski, Luke Wilkshire, Zjelko Kalac and Wally Savor as well as Newcastle Jets A-League Women’s head coach Ash Wilson.

Under-14s Boys Assistant Coach – Tommy Donnelly

Team NNSW White

Qualifications:

  • C Licence – currently completing B Licence

Experience: 

  • Seven years coaching
  • Newcastle Jets Academy head coach under-13s boys
  • JDL coach at Newcastle Olympic
  • Former juniors and SAP/JDL coach at Broadmeadow Magic

Accolades:

  • Helping players enjoy training and games. Encouraging them to feel comfortable to try new things, grow as a player, go home feeling they have improved and look forward to coming to the next session.

Under-15s Boys Head Coach – Lee Sterrey

Team NNSW Black

Qualifications:

  • A Licence

Experience: 

  • NPL 2 head coach Macarthur Rams
  • NPL 2 head coach Mounties Wanderers
  • Seven years talent development Kings School
  • Two years national team coach Fiji 2004 to 2006

Accolades:

  • Won five grand finals out of seven, beating the AIS and all other NSL clubs in a fou-year period
  • Head coach in Italy for three years at under-20 Via Reggio Tourneo which included a 1-1 draw with Manchester United

Under-15s Boys Assistant Coach – Paul Wheeler

Team NNSW Black

Qualifications:

  • C Licence

Experience: 

  • Four years coaching
  • TSP coach under-12s 2022
  • JDL coach 2019 to present

Accolades:

  • 10 out of our 12 player squad being selected in the TSP group.

Under-15s Boys Head Coach – Clayton McSeveney

Team NNSW White

Qualifications:

  • B Licence

Experience: 

  • Eight years coaching at Newcastle Jets Academy
  • Two years coaching at Charlestown Azzurri
  • One year coaching at Macquarie Football
  • 2019 national team coach

Accolades:

  • Four from four grand final wins
  • One from one nationals win
  • Four minor premierships
  • Charlestown Azzurri coach of the year 2014-15 across all grades including senior

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