Coaching Experience: Maurie has been coaching and developing junior and youth players at Springs for over 6 years during academy training, HPU training, holiday programme and position specific training. He has coached a range of junior and youth players/teams from 9thto 19th grades which has included local league competitions and national tournaments. Maurie has also coached players/teams for Auckland Football Federation at their Federation Talent Centre and this has included leading teams from 12th to 16th grades at the Weir Rose Bowl and National Age Group Tournaments. Maurie has also enjoyed coaching in local schools. Maurie believes that the player’s needs are the most important and committed to helping players reach their goals. Maurie’s experiences with small group and 1 to 1 training includes prior experience within the Springs community. Prior to coaching, Maurie played international football for Papau New Guinea and has also represented Springs for 6 seasons.
Coaching Experience: Jason joined Western Springs at the beginning of 2018 and has coached in the Academy, HPU, HPP, TIDP, Holiday Programmes and our 15th, 16th and 17th Metro teams. He also coached the 13th Grade Metro team who recently won the WSAFC 13th Grade Invitational Tournament and the 13th Grade McCartney Tournament in Taupo.
Coaching Experience: Julia has been coaching boys and girls between the ages of 5 and 18 for the past 4 years. She has coached everything from 6th grade Whole of Football teams through to academies and high school football teams. Julia has been involved at Springs this year in assisting with HPU sessions. She has played in a variety of positions and is confident in helping players develop their skills in a number of areas. Julia has played football every year since she was 5 and is passionate about passing on her love of football to others and helping them enjoy the game.
Favourite Players: Danny Blanchflower who captained Tottenham in the 60s was a great footballer, amazing at reading the game and had some great lines to the media. Luka Modric as well. He’s a magician in the midfield, small but really hardworking, intelligent and superb on and off the ball.
Availability: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday evenings and all day Sunday.
Preferred Ages: Girls and Boys of all ages.
Contact Julia on : 021 0829 4737 / email@example.com