Coach Profiles

Paul ShepherdNAME: Paul Shepherd

Paul or ‘Sheppy’ as he is known was welcomed on board earlier this year and is our most recent addition to the coaching staff at the FFSW Training Centre. Paul coaches across all age groups in our Bunbury Centre and brings an insight and vast experience of junior football in CCJSA as a coach of Bunbury United Junior teams. Paul currently Holds his Junior licence and will be looking to add to this over the next season. Paul is an avid Tottenham Hotspurs fan and also travels regularly to Perth to watch the Glory in their FFA League battles.

stuart farmerNAME: Stuart Farmer

Coaching in our Busselton Training Centre, Stuart currently holds his Youth Licence as well as attending the Grassroots courses . ‘Stu’ works mainly with our under 11’s and does an exceptional job, he has also taken many of our players into the Country week team with LNJSA. Having played football himself in England before moving to Australia, Stuart had trials at Doncaster Rovers and Hull as a junior player before moving to Perth with his family some where he continued to play until eventually being forced to stop through injury. Stuart supports Manchester United.

peter mc2NAME: Peter McClurg

As a junior player, Peter was involved in the State team in Queensland and went on to win national titles with them before going on to play with Brisbane Lions – now Brisbane Roar. Peter made his debut at just 16 as a right full back and continued to play with them for 5 seasons. Peter brings all of his experience into our Training Centre to enhance every young player’s development. Pete’ currently holds the Junior Licence and is going on to complete the Youth Licence. Last season Peter enjoyed huge success at Country Week. Supporting the blue side of Manchester, Pete is a City fan.

paul smithName: Paul Smith

Paul, a life-long Liverpool fan, has been part of the FFSW Training Centre all year and his input and coaching has led to a number of players being selected to represent the FFSW at the Bunbury Carnival in 2014. Whilst Paul's coaching focuses mainly on our U’11s he has had experience throughout the year with our U’13’s and U15’s. ‘Smithy’ as he is known around the training centre has this year added the Game Training Certificate to his Coaching Experience and continues to excel in his work with Hay Park Juniors.

Gareth WarehamName: Gareth Wareham

Gareth arrived in Australia 6 years ago and has since worked with Bunbury United for 4 years, before joining us at the FFSW Training Centre. In the few years he has been here he has completed numerous Grassroots courses and went on to complete his Game Training Certificate this year also. Having played for his hometown Swindon as a junior, Gareth now follows them as a supporter. Gareth will be looking to add more coaching qualifications to his portfolio during 2015 and will continue his excellent work across all ages within our Centre.

damienNAME: Damien Schoen

Damien is currently in the closing stages of completing the FFA Youth C license and has been involved with all three FFSW training centre’s in 2016. Damien found his passion for football coaching while teaching in Turkey where he became involved in their youth football setup. Since returning from teaching English overseas in various countries he is now completing his Bachelor of Primary Education specializing in Health and Physical Education. For the future he hopes to develop his coaching skills and knowledge and be able to assist in the development of players throughout his career.

paul brownNAME: Paul Brown


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