Seeing the amount of talent Australia has to offer really motivates me to be able to pass some of my knowledge down, as I have shown that it is capable and that dreams do come true. It's easy for coaches to say they've played at the highest level and pass down their knowledge and promise the world to young players. It all depends on the player themselves. At the end of the day you're gonna be the one to make it and put in the extra work and sessions. The coaches can pass down all they know to you to try and help you achieve your dreams, but ultimately it will be how much you want to improve, all the while with a big smile on your face for playing the beautiful game.
Encouraging young and aspiring footballer's to understand the fundamentals of the game, while having fun and playing for enjoyment. It's important to focus on the basics of the beautiful game, with specific reference to technique and the ability to know when to play freely and with flare; as well as being a part of a team.
Started off playing football at the age of 3 and still playing today. Began playing for my junior club in Canberra and moved to Sydney when I was 15 to pursue my dreams of being a professional. Signed with Sydney FC and played in the youth team before being promoted to the first team, being one of the highest capped Youth League players over the years. At Sydney FC I began coaching the holiday clinics and doing private coaching on the side which was such an insight into the talent of young Australian footballers today. I then began my footballing journey overseas, with a trial with Bundesliga giant Schalke 04. I started off with their U23 team playing every game and helping the team get promoted into the higher division. I made the step up into the senior side where I made a total of 6 appearances towards the end of the 2019 season and made my debut against Frankfurt, marking the likes of Mario Gomez and Benjamin Pavard. Within a year I was playing NPL2 to playing in the Bundesliga.
No expectation at all, just with the mindset to come and have fun and learn the beauties of playing football. No matter what skill level I can cater for and get you to whatever goal you may want. Not only can I teach you about football and life here in Australia but also life overseas and football in Europe. I also experienced the difficulties of playing all over Asia with my time with the Young Socceroos and Olyroos and can give an insight into this.
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