CCSS - COACHING TEAM

JACK MARSH

Jack is a UEFA ‘C’ Licensed coach with over 10 years of experience in the industry, working in the UK, USA, and Australia.

 

Whilst at University in the USA he worked for the biggest soccer camp operator in the country - Challenger Sports coordinating and overseeing junior soccer programs and camps.
After finished Uni he came to Australia and began coaching at a private academy in Sydney, home to 150 children, after working his way up to Head Coach, he became responsible for the planning and training sessions for the academy, which included a well known elite training squad.

 

Since then Jack has started his own company which is focused on offering strength and conditioning programs for kids in sport, working on speed mechanics, true agility, and conditioning blocks, whilst working through injury prevention strategies.


Jack has also worked with a number of respectable football clubs - Maccabi, Queens Park, and Dunbar Rovers NPL squads.

Education & Training:


Bachelor of a Science with Honours degree in Sports Studies
Cert III in Fitness
Cert IV in Fitness
Functional Movement Screen Level 1 & 2
Institute of Motion Level 1
Certified Functional Strength Coach
UEFA ‘C’ Licence in youth and senior football coaching

Jacks wealth of experience in coaching and conditioning ensures that the 4-day development program which he has created will help the kids progress in all areas of their game

Ricky Gallagher

Ricky Gallagher Operations / Coach : FA Beach Soccer Level 1 coach. 

Ricky played semi-pro in the UK over 12years ago playing playing in the Hampshire Wessex League.

  • Cert IV Personal Trainer

  • He has also one the English National Beach Soccer Tournament with Isle of Wight team ‘ The Bee’s

  • Ricky came to Australia and played for ESFA Premiership side Waverley and Glebe Wanders and got awarded ESFA’s top goalscorer award in 2012.

  • He has been coaching men's football in Sydney for 5years as well as now coaching SEUFC U6 in Central Coast.

  • Developed over 10 years of essential coaching skills with children on watersports (windsurfing, sailing, kayaking, powerboating)

  • His family has a strong passion for football as does he and Connor Gallagher (cousin) plays for Premiership team Chelsea FC.

Andrew Ollier

Next up is Andrew Ollier.

Andy is a highly sort after FFA - A licenced coach boasting 25yrs experience in the coaching industry.

Below is his impressive Soccer Coaching resume.

Coaching History:

  • 1993 - 1996 - Various Holiday Coaching Clinics

  • For Terry Greedy, Rale Rasic, Allan Bourke

  • Various CCSA Academies - 1997 - 1998

  • The Entrance CCSA Premier League Head Coach Cup Winners 1997

  • League Champions 1998 - 2000 - 2002

  • Central Coast Coasties Assistant Coach. Dale Eggleton FNSW State League 1 - 2000

  • Central Coast Coasties u/20 Coach. FNSW State League 1 - League Champions - 2004

  • Central Coast Coasties/United Assistant Coach. Jim Foley FNSW State League - 2005

  • The Entrance CCSA Premier League. Head Coach - Treble Winners

  • League Champions, Grand Final Winners, CCSA Cup Winners  2006

  • Central Coast Lightning Head Coach

  • FNSW State League - 2006 - 2012

  • Central Coast Mariners Clinics, Camps and Academies 2007

  • Terrigal United SC 1st Grade 2007 - 2018

  • Knox Grammar School Football Program 2009 - 2010

  • Northern Tigers U/20 Coach League Champions, Grand Final Winners 09

  • League Champions, Grand Finalist 2010 - 2013

  • CCF Coach Education and Development Manager -2011 - 2012

  • CCFC Youth Technical Director Initiated and Developed Original CCF Regional Development Program - 2016

  • Northern Tigers Assistant/Consultant Junior and Senior Teams 2017 - 2019

  • The Entrance BPL Head Coach - 2018 - Current -Barker College School Football Program

  • WWCC No.

  • WWC0195196E

  • Welcome to the team Andy!

Lucas Da Silva Pacheco

No Coaching team would be complete without some Brazilian flair in the team!

Here is what Lucas had to say on his background.

"I have been coaching since 2008 with experience coaching in Brazil, England and Australia. Currently, I am the Head Coach at ESFA and UNSW FC.


In Australia, I have coached for Maccabi Hakoah, Balmain and District FC.
I spent 5 years with Balmain DFC from Head Coach to Technical Director running many programs such as their Development Program, Miniroos, Summer Competition and Holiday Camps.
I also coach one-on-one privately, for Sydney FC in their Skills Training Program and as Head Coach in different schools: SCEGGS, Riverview and Sydney Boys High School"

Lucas is also highly qualified with an FFA B coaching badge and specialises youth development programs

Qualifications:

  • FFA/AFC B Licence

  • Diploma in Sports Development

  • Certificate IV in Sports Coaching

  • Graduated in Physical Education

  • Soccer Analyst (level 1) game analysis

  • Opposition Analysis in Football (Level 1)

  • First Aid and CPR

  • Infection control training – COVID19

  • Community Coaching General Principles

  • PBTR – Harassment and Discrimination

  • PBTR – Child Protection

  • WWCC (WWC0237895E) Expire: 22/01/2024

  • Welcome to the team Lucas!