Chris’s Coaching Bio
The former Brisbane Roar man, Chris has recently retired from a playing career that saw him make in excess of 50 Hyundai A-League appearances across spells with Brisbane Roar, North Queensland Fury and Newcastle Jets. The Brisbane local, commences his coaching career with us here in the Academy with first-hand experience of the pathway for young players looking to transition into our own first-team here at the Brisbane Roar, having been through the Queensland system himself in the not too distant past.
Chris, will oversee the coaching of our U16 Academy Age Group and be mentored by our Academy Director, Drew Sherman whilst working through his FFA Coaching badges towards obtaining his AFC A License in the near future.
As a former player with us here at Brisbane Roar and Australian U20 International, there are few better placed to help young players understand the culture of the club and expectations of all Brisbane Roar players. His in-depth knowledge of our playing style, combined with his values-based approach to coaching will be crucial in assisting our young players make the step into the First-Team here at the Club.