Academy Coaching Staff - Sunshine Coast

 

All of our Sunshine Coast Academy Coaches are Football Federation Australia qualified Goalkeeping coaches. All of our coaches have been Academy goalkeepers in our programs between 5 and10 years and have now become valuable members of our coaching staff. Our vision and philosophy is to not only develop goalkeepers but also develop high quality young coaches who can deliver our high level coaching programs and forge a career in professional football.  

John Gorza
HEAD COACH
Dale Hill
SQUAD COACH
  • ACADEMY HEAD COACH AND FOUNDER

  • FFA NATIONAL GOALKEEPING COACH SINCE 2006

  • FFA AFC LEVEL 3 ADVANCED GOALKEEPING LICENSE

  • BLUE CARD

  • FFA GOALKEEPING LICENSE

  • SENIOR GOALKEEPER - CALOUNDRA FC

  • FORMER JUNIOR QUEENSLAND REPRESENTATIVE

  • ACADEMY MEMBER SINCE 2004

  • BLUE CARD

Chris Roche
SQUAD COACH
Damien Cox
SQUAD COACH
 
  • FFA GOALKEEPING LICENSE

  • BLUE CARD

  • FFA GOALKEEPING LICENSE

  • SENIOR GOALKEEPER - BEEGEES FC

  • BRISBANE ROAR YOUTH TEAM TRAINING SQUAD 2014

  • ACADEMY MEMBER SINCE 2009

  • BLUE CARD

Sam Nickolls
SQUAD COACH
 
  • FFA GOALKEEPING LICENSE

  • NPL SENIOR GOALKEEPER - NOOSA LIONS FC

  • FORMER JUNIOR QUEENSLAND REPRESENTATIVE

  • ACADEMY MEMBER SINCE 2007

  • BLUE CARD

Mercia Gorza
STRENGTH & CONDITIONING COACH
 
  • FFA GOALKEEPING CERTIFICATE

  • DNA PRACTITIONER

  • ADVANCED EXERCISE PROFESSIONAL FITNESS AUST

  • SPECIALISED TRAINER - STRENGTH & CONDITIONING

  • DIPLOMA OF FITNESS

  • ASSOCIATE DEGREE SOCIAL SCIENCE

  • BACHELOR PUBLIC HEALTH (HEALTH PROMOTION/EXERCISE SCIENCE)

  • POST GRAD DIPLOMA LEARNING & TEACHING

  • BLUE CARD