Our coaches are all carefully selected for their unique abilities to coach, mentor and build personal bonds with the players. In addition to extensive playing and coaching experience, at Quest Football Academy, each of our coaches cares about developing the person and not just the player. We pride ourselves on making a personal connection with each child and celebrating their success and achievements together.
Our Academy Manager Tim oversees and manages the operations of our programs. Tim is vastly experienced with a background including over 20 years working with kids and playing football. Holding a degree in Business and Sports Management, Tim is passionate about providing players with the foundations to succeed both on and off the pitch.
Coach Ash, a passionate fan of football, first started playing when he was only 5 years old. With a playing career of more than 20 years, including travelling internationally to participate in five-a-side tournaments, Ash loves passing on his knowledge to the next generation. Starting coaching when he was still at school, Ash holds two coaching licences and has delivered thousands of coaching sessions.
“Hard work pays off, hard work will always beat talent. But, if you’re talented and work hard… it’s hard to beat.”
Lexi’s passion for soccer has developed since the age of 4, when she first put on the boots. With almost 20 years of playing experience including representing Queensland at a national level, Lexi loves fostering a similar passion in the kids I see all across South East Queensland. Lexi currently plays competitively in the Brisbane Women’s Premier League. With extensive coaching experience across multiple age groups Lexi endeavours to play a role in helping children be at their happiest and healthiest.
“Children are not things to be molded, but are people to be unfolded.”
Coach Zach has grown up playing football his whole life and is passionate about seeing children develop their own love for the game. Zach is also a well regarded Referee and has been refereeing at the State Titles since he was 17. Zach loves to pass on his knowledge of the game and is working towards achieving his next level of referee badge.
“Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow.”
Coach Tee absolutely loves football, whether it’s watching, playing or coaching, she always find herself emerged in the world game. Tee has been apart of the Football Queensland National Premier League set up for 10 years, representing Queensland on many occasions along the way and in 2018, travelling to the USA with the Under 19 Australian Schoolgirls team. Tee has been coaching since she was 15 and enjoys sharing her passion for the sport with others. Tee currently plays and coaches at a NPL club in Brisbane.
“Dream big because dreams do happen.”
Coach Chris has been playing soccer for over 30 years. His first nickname was the “racehorse” for his blistering speed on the counter attack. He has gone on to play 15 years of indoor soccer, winning 6 premierships! For the past 8 years Chris has turned his passion to coaching and has been coaching youth in this time.
“Be like Nike and ‘Just do it’”
Coach Rob first kicked a football at 4 years of age, since then his knowledge and passion has grown. He now holds a degree in Football Coaching from the University of Chichester, in addition to FA Futsal and Level 2 FA Coaching badges. With a playing career of nearly 20 years, he has played competitively at semi-professional level for a number of years. Coach Rob is passionate about passing on his knowledge, skills and experience, helping children to grow both on and off the field!
“Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do.”
Coach Jonathan was born with a football at his feet! Growing up in Columbia he played football anywhere and anytime! From 5 years old Jonathan stood out as a player and participated in several national tournaments before moving to Australia. He holds degrees in Physical Education, Sport and Recreation and loves inspiring kids and youngsters to fall in love with the game as much as he has.
“If a player cannot get it right, that’s ok, as long as they try harder.”