NPL COACHES ANNOUNCED

Perth Glory FC is pleased to announce their National Premier Leagues coaching staff ahead of the opening first round fixtures at home against Perth SC, March 8.

Perth Glory FC is pleased to announce their National Premier Leagues coaching staff ahead of the opening first round fixtures at home against Perth SC, March 8.

Recognizable names in the line-up include former players of the club including Gareth Naven, Scott Miller, Bobby Despotovski and Branko Jelic as well as current head of Perth Glory-s community development department, Callum Salmon.

The Club-s coaching structure will see one coach allocated to each NPL side in the competition, from age groups U12s right up to the first team squad, including a Technical Director appointed to oversee the appointment of NPL coaches and caretaker for the development pathways provided to the Perth Glory NPL players.

Perth Glory CEO, Jason Brewer recognized the importance of the right coaching structure in a statement earlier today; “The Club has taken its time in making sure that we have the best available coaches for our National Premier League players this season.”

“In addition to this, we have appointed current Hyundai A-League and Foxtel National Youth League coach, Gareth Naven, as our Technical Director to ensure that the pathways are coherent throughout the Club and that the Club-s philosophy and culture is instilled throughout our entire set-up”

Coaching Structure NPL 2014 Technical director: Gareth Naven (Perth Glory 1996 - 2002) First team coach: Scott Miller (Perth Glory 1996 - 2006) U20 coach: Bobby Despotovski (Perth Glory 1996 - 2007) U18 coach: Dave Butterfield U16 coach: Branko Jelic ( Perth Glory 2009 - 2011) U15 coach: Callum Salmon U14 coach: John Walmsley U13 coach: Brad Hassell (Interim) ( Perth Glory 2001-2004) U12 coach: Ross Laing Sports trainer: Chris Quinnell (Current Hyundai A-League Sports Trainer)

Round 1 Fixture:

Perth Glory NPL vs Perth Soccer Club

Where: Intiga Stadium, Hamer Parade, Inglewood, 6052 When: March 8 Times: First Team: 3pm U20s: 1pm U18s: 11am Entry: $10 $5 For Perth Glory Members and Concession Card holders

Full bar and Kiosk will be open and operated by Inglewood United Soccer Club on the day.