NFC Speakers

The National Football Conference will have a key focus on growing grass roots football and what facilities and support is needed to promote growth and ensure sustainability of the sport. With global, Asia Pacific and Australian key speakers together with the FFA, Victoria University and Australian Football Federations, this will be ‘the’ football conference to attend in 2017.

 

Aaron Dantino

Head of Performance Analysis – Melbourne Victory

 

 

 

 

Anthony Bennett

Director – 5 Sports, Endeavour High School (NSW)

 

 

 

Anthony Frost

Head of Skill Acquisition – Football Federation Victoria

 

 

 

 

Dan Duffy

Product Director – Desso Sports Fields

 

 

 

Darren Sprod

Chief Executive Officer – Central Coast Football

 

 

 

Drew Oryszczyn

Managing Director – Australia – Polar

 

 

Emma Highwood

Head of Community, Football Development and Women’s Football – Football Federation Australia

 

 

 

George Halkias

Sport for Development Professional,  City Strikers Project Coordinator – Melbourne City FC

 

 

 

Gray Canning

Director – SportEng

 

 

Hans Westerbeek

Dean, College of Sport and Exercise Science and the Institute of Sport, Exercise and Active Living – Victoria University

 

 

 

Ian Kendall

Board Director and Director (Youth) – Bury FC (UK)

 

 

 

Ian Robson

Chief Executive Officer – Melbourne Victory

 

 

 

 

Jarrod Hill

SportEng

 

 

 

Jessie Doull

Manager Community Infrastructure Programs – Sport and Recreation Victoria

 

 

 

Joanne Plummer

President – Geelong Regional Football Committee

 

 

 

John Didulica

Chief Executive – Professional Footballers Australia

 

 

 

 

John Smith

Operations Director – Soccer5s

 

 

Kate George

Sports and Recreation Development Officer – Leisure and Community Facilities –  Brimbank City Council

 

 

 

 

Kathryn Duncan

Director & Chief Financial Officer – Central Coast Mariners Football Club & Mariners FC Developments Pty Ltd

 

 

 

Kathryn Gill

Player Relations Executive – PFA and former Matilda

 

 

 

Mark Perham

Director – FieldTurf NZ

 

 

 

Matthew Crowell

Centre Manager – Soccer5s Tuggerah

 

 

Michael Bodman

Director of Inside Edge Sport and Leisure Planning

 

 

 

 

Nigel Higgins

Director Planning Services – Maribyrnong City Council

 

 

Paul Rawson

Vice Chair – GRFC

 

 

 

 

Peter Haynes

Community Football Manager – Northern NSW Football

 

 

 

 

Ramón Spaaij

Research Program Leader (Sport in Society) – Victoria University

 

 

 

Ricardo Piccioni

Government Relations Manager  – Football Federation Australia

 

 

 

 

Robert Aughey

Associate Professor – Victoria University

 

 

 

Ryan Holloway

National Sales and Partnerships Director – Australian Sports Foundation

 

 

 

Scott Munn

Chief Executive Officer – Melbourne City FC

 

 

 

Simon Goldschmidt

Director – Duktag

 

 

 

Jennie Price

Chief Executive – Sport England (UK)