2022 National Youth Championships Girls Coaches

 

14s Girls Head Coach – Cas Wright

Team NNSW Black

Qualifications:

  • B Licence – in process of completing A Licence
  • Football Australia Advanced Coach Developer (recently attended FIFA Coach Educator Course)

Experience: 

  • 2021/2022 Newcastle Jets A-League Women’s second assistant coach
  • Recent roles within NNSWF including TSP head coach under-12 boys and girls and NPLW NNSW and NL1 technical director
  • Five years with Macquarie Football developing young players to reach the highest level

Accolades: 

  • 2021 Female Football Week Coach of the Year
  • Women in Football 2021 Distinction for and Emerging Leader

14s Girls Assistant Coach – Khorsand Yosofzai

Team NNSW Black

Qualifications:

  • C Licence
  • Futsal Primary Licence
  • Teqball C Licence Coaching
  • Teqball C Licence Referee

Experience: 

  • Six years of coaching different ages
  • Former coach at Tawana, Sangar and Royal Kabul football clubs
  • Led USFA (University Sport Federation of Afghanistan) Football and Futsal
  • Former coach of Afghanistan Women’s national team before the Taliban surrounded Afghanistan
  • Head coach of Jesmond FC under-17s
  • Coach in NNSWF’s Multicultural Settlement Program

Accolades: 

  • Girls team champion of Kabul and Afghanistan Premier League in 2019, 2020 and 2021
  • Boys team champion of Kabul and Afghanistan Premier League in 2018

16s Girls Head Coach – Mara Watts

Team NNSW Black

Experience: 

  • 25 years of coaching different ages
  • NSW Combined High Schools CHS 1 girls football coach for 10 years
  • Founded and implemented football programs in many Australian secondary schools
  • Former Matildas player

Accolades: 

  • Coached many players to reach elite level and represent Australia internationally
  • Writing secondary education football programs in NSW and Queensland

16s Girls Assistant Coach – Helen Moseley

Team NNSW Black

Qualifications:

  • C Licence

Experience: 

  • Nine years of community and player development coaching
  • Coach of North Coast Football under-13s boys NPL team
  • Coach of under-12s girls Skills Acquisition Program in Coffs Harbour for two years

Accolades: 

  • Encouraging kids within Australian schools to play football

 

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