Overview

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, every coach cares about developing the person and not just the player. We strive to make a personal connection with each child and celebrate their success and achievements together.

Adam

COACH

If Coach Adam wasn’t flying around a football field, he’d be fronting a rock band and wielding a Fender. Adam says one of the biggest rewards of coaching is when the kids leave training with a smile on their face and want to come back and improve their self-confidence and skills each week.

"Play for the badge on the front, not the name on the back."

Ash

COACH

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"

Chris

COACH

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’”

Connor

COACH

Connor is sports mad and has a background in AFL and basketball, including coaching basketball at rep level. As a dad himself, it’s coaching kids and watching them thrive in their abilities and build lasting friendships that he loves about being a QFA coach. He brings a level of patience and understanding that brings the best out of kids on and off the field.

Jonathan

COACH

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.

“I learned all about life with a ball at my feet" —Ronaldinho—

Josh

COACH

Coach Josh has a sporting pedigree that precedes him, having been selected for the Queensland all-schools Futsal team at age 15 and competing in swimming & cross country at a national level. Officially recognised as a coach by Football Australia, and a die-hard Manchester City fan, Josh wants to inspire kids to develop that passion and understanding of how great the game of football truly is.

"Gold medals aren't really made of gold. They're made of sweat, determination, and a hard-to-find alloy called guts." —Dan Gable—

Lexi

COACH

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.”

Rob

COACH

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.”