Coaching conference a success

New Zealand Football staged the annual Coaching Conference in Auckland over the weekend and it was a real success with around 40 coaches of all levels attending.  

The two-day conference took place at North Harbour Stadium in Auckland on 27-28 July and showcased a number of prominent coaching figures from both the domestic and international game. The conference was led by NZF Coach Development Manager Owain Prosser.


The speakers and panellists included Tom Sermanni (Football Ferns head coach), Aaron Walsh (San Francisco Giants performance coach), Leon Birnie (New Zealand U-17 women’s head coach), Gemma Lewis (New Zealand U-20 women’s head coach), Danny Deigan (New Zealand Football Head of Sports Science), Paul Temple (Wellington Phoenix Academy Director), Dom Vettise (Vettise Psychology), Simon Mead (Hudl performance analysis) and Natalie Lawrence (Team Wellington youth coach).

All have amassed a wide array of experience and expertise in their fields, which covered many aspects of coaching.

Here is the feedback of some of the coaches who attended. 



Article added: Sunday 28 July 2019


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