Football NSW has announced that Stephanie Brantz has been appointed as an Appointed Director of Football NSW for the next two years.
The appointment of Brantz will see the media personality join Stephen Hayes and Louie Apostolovski as Appointed Directors on the Football NSW Board.
“We are delighted to have someone of Steph’s pedigree involved with our sport,” Football NSW Chairman Anter Isaac stated.
“We are confident that Steph will complement the existing Directors and contribute greatly to the continued growth and success of Football NSW going forward.”
Brantz was looking forward to the challenges that lie ahead in her new role at Football NSW.
“Having been involved in football for more than two decades in the media space and also as a coach and team manager at grassroots level, I’m looking forward to assisting the progression of the sport in NSW during an exciting and challenging time for the game.”
A well admired and respected Australian freelance television sport presenter, reporter, producer, and commentator, Brantz has also sat on the Board of Trustees at the Sydney Cricket and Sports Ground Trust.
A self-confessed ‘sport nut’, Stephanie, who is of Dutch/Indonesian heritage, grew up in Brisbane and represented Queensland at State level competition in netball, basketball, swimming, and athletics.
Stephanie started her media career in 2000 and has worked on countless sporting programs including football as well as FIFA Men’s and Women’s World Cups as well as presenting and reporting on various channels such as SBS, ABC, Channel 9, Fox Sports and ESPN.
Stephanie is also an ambassador for 1goal, an organisation raising funds and awareness for underprivileged children around the world, the Australian Indigenous Education Fund where she is involved in their student mentoring program and the Chappell Foundation which raises funds to eradicate homelessness.