meet our head coach
Pete Nowakowski

Coaching History:

Head Coach of the Under 15s at Illawarra United Stingrays FC
Technical Assistant for Deaf Football Australia
Assistant Coach for Australian Blind B1 Football Team
Assistant Coach of U13s/U15s at Hakoah Futsal Club
Football NSW Coach at National Futsal Championships and Futsal State Championships
Met South U14s Head Coach at Football NSW State Titles

Previously: NWS Koalas Football Club, Bankstown City FC, Sydney Futsal Club, West City Crusaders Futsal, Met North U12s Coach for Football NSW

Coaching Vision:

My vision is light, bright, and clear - allowing my philosophy to develop and evolve over time. I believe in enabling people to become the best version of themselves in a high performance environment.

My experiences in football, my desire to learn, and my ecological approach to coaching, creates an appetite for success. Working as a teacher and an elite football coach means I have developed excellent communication skills, and evaluative tools to ensure learning and growth is always taking place.

When coaching a team, I believe in starting with the end in mind - preparing for long term and short term goals which clearly define expectations. I believe in order to achieve excellence, we need to have a learning environment where people are allowed to make mistakes and learn from them, prioritising decision-making in a variety of settings.