Meet Our Coaches

Age Level Co-ordinators



U6-U8 Coordinator - Rob Kusema

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age-level coordinator. As you can tell, he is passionate about Pine Hills Football Club. Rob is a keen Rob has multiple roles at the club which include Football Chair, member of the committee, coach and student of the game, keen to improve his knowledge and skills; and enthusiastic about sharing his existing expertise with coaches in the U6-U8 age groups. 
Rob is also our U9 Academy team coach.



U9-11 Coordinator - Jason Tomins
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Jason lives and breathes football, soaking up as much knowledge as he can to improve his coaching 
age-level coordinator which will benefit both coaches and players across these age levels. and further develop his players. Tommo has added the responsibility this year of being an 
Jason is also our U11 Academy team coach.



U12-13 Coordinator - Dafydd Jones (Stitch)
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Stitch is a long time lover of football who brought his passion from Wales to Brisbane many years 
ago. Stitch continues to play in the O35 division. Stitch is a passionate coach who soaks up new
ideas and knowledge. In 2020, Stitch will be coaching the U13 BYPL Academy team and the 
age-level coordinator for U12-13's.  




U14-U16 Coordinator - Steve Thuell
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Stephen has been a player and a coach here for several years. Stephen has Youth Level 1 and Level 2 coaching qualifications from his time in New Zealand and hopes to gain FFA qualifications in the near future. In 2020 Stephen is our age level coordinator for U14-U16 age group and is the coach of the U16 Div 1 team.






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Girls Program - Corrie Popplewell
Corrie has been coaching for approximately 18 years at various levels. Prior to that he had many years of playing experience. Corrie has coached seniors, youth and squirts and more recently has coached our Academy teams, and coordinator of our girl's program. Corrie is passionate about developing girls football at Pine Hills. The U12 Girl's team he coached in 2019 were league champions and grand final winners.




John Walsh - Goal Keeping Coach
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John is one of our senior men's goal keepers with a passion for coaching. He will be managing our 
goal keeping program during 2020 with a primary focus of improving the goal keeping skills of our
 junior and youth keepers. 




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Academy Coach - Enzo Dagostino
Enzo is a new coach to our club this year. Enzo had a long and distinguished career as a senior player in Brisbane's Premier Men's Divisions and has been coaching for over 20 years across all age groups. Enzo will be coaching the U14 Academy team and will also have a role supporting coaches in other divisions and age groups.




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U12 Academy Coach - Nick Buckhoreelall 
Nick is a club player in our senior men's program and has been a recent addition to our coaching program. Nick has shown a real passion and interest in coaching and is keen to pursue coaching qualifications in the near future. In 2020, Nick is coaching the U12 Academy team.

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