Academy Coaching Staff - Sunshine Coast

 

Our Sunshine Coast Academy Coaches have provided specialist goalkeeper coaching on the coast for over 10 years and have developed several local goalkeepers who have progressed to A-League Academies and represented Australia. 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
Damien Cox
SQUAD COACH
 
  • ACADEMY HEAD COACH AND FOUNDER

  • FA NATIONAL GOALKEEPING COACH SINCE 2006

  • FFA AFC LEVEL 3 ADVANCED GOALKEEPING LICENSE

  • BLUE CARD

  • FFA GOALKEEPING LICENSE

  • SENIOR GOALKEEPER - Sunshine Coast Fire

  • BRISBANE ROAR YOUTH TEAM TRAINING SQUAD 2014

  • ACADEMY MEMBER SINCE 2009

  • BLUE CARD

Chris Roche
SQUAD COACH
Mercia Gorza
STRENGTH & CONDITIONING COACH
 
  • FFA GOALKEEPING LICENSE

  • BLUE CARD

  • 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