New 1st team coach for the 2019 Season
Joondalup City FC are pleased to announce that Nigel Smith has been appointed as our new 1st team coach for the 2019 Season. Nigel is a former pro football player, serving his apprenticeship at Leeds United FC and has been under the coaching influence of English managers in John Bond and Howard Wilkinson also competing against the likes of Ian Rush, Peter Beardsley and Ryan Giggs. Nigel turned to coaching after a successful senior playing career in the UK gaining his UEFA coaching accreditation with the English FA before emigrating to Australia.
JCFC acknowledged Nigel's coaching qualities during his time spent as an assistant coach for the latter part of the 2018 season with our Senior State squad expressing his desire to work closely with the clubs Technical Development Team to further implement our "Football Development Strategic Plan/Vision" promoting a clear pathway for youth into senior football.
Nigel & his coaching team are eager to get started & welcome all present & new players to their pre season sessions beginning in November, Dates TBC , where they will introduce their ethos & philosophies in working towards an attractive entertaining brand of football in 2019. For any further information in regards to our Senior State League program, in confidence contact our Technical Director firstname.lastname@example.org