2024 Coaching Conference Tickets now on sale


Early Bird tickets are now on sale for the 2024 Coaching Conference, to be held at Valentine Sports Park on the 23rd and 24th of November.

After a fantastic return of the conference in 2023, this year’s event aims to build on that success with an impressive collection of local and international presenters.

Coaches will once again have the opportunity to sculpt their own learning journey through a series of theory and practical break-out sessions allowing you to choose topics most relevant to your specific interests ranging from:

  • Youth Development
  • Goalkeeping
  • Junior Development
  • Leadership & Culture
  • Womens & Girls Development
  • Player Welfare

Football New South Wales are also pleased to confirm that ticket prices are once again frozen and remain the same from the 2019 conference as a commitment to coaches having access to professional development opportunities.

Coaches can purchase a 1-day (5 CPD Hours) attendee pass or a 2-day weekend pass (10 CPD Hours).

Early Bird discount closes August 1st at 5:30pm.


Club/Group Package Information

Conference Schedule

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Speakers List

  • Stephanie Brantz – Media Personality & Conference Host
  • Peter Sturgess – Global 5-11 Junior Coaching Expert
  • Skye Eddy – Founder of Soccer Parenting & The Sideline Project
  • Leah Blayney – Head Coach, Young Matildas & Future Matildas
  • Gabriel Bussinger – Football Director, Vasco Da Gama FC
  • Phil Myall – Player Development Manager, Football NSW
  • Drew Taylor – Director of Football, Newington College
  • Ernie Merrick – Chief Football Officer, Football Australia
  • Neil Mann – Player Development Manager, Football NSW
  • Trudy Simmons – Goalkeeping Coach, Young Matildas
  • Helen Winterburn – Assistant Coach, Young Matildas
  • Kelly Cross – Sydney FC Technical Director & FIFA Talent Development Scheme High Performance Specialist
  • Matt Whalan – Head Physiotherapist U23s and Player Availability Coordinator, Football Australia
  • Neil Tate – Football Australia Technical Department, Olyroos Goalkeeping Coach
  • Sean Douglas – E-Learning Development Manager at Oceania Football Confederation & FIFA Technical Expert
  • Victoria Guzman – Future Matildas Assistant Coach

Conference Hub