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.”
Coach Matt lives and breathes football. With a playing career spanning 20 years and including multiple state representative honours Matt has spent the last 10 passing on his knowledge of the game coaching youth teams. Having coached back to back BYPL championship teams, Matt is a current state coach representative. Matt holds multiple FIFA accredited coaching qualifications.
“A positive and welcoming culture is key to creating an environment that allows children to thrive. I prioritise fun and enjoyment which allows the children to focus on skills and development without any pressure.”
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.”