Our Coaching Staff

Kat Smith1
September 22, 2019

Introducing Kat Smith - Senior Coach

Alamein FC would like to today announce the signing of our Senior Head Coach for 2020 / 2021 Kat Smith. Kat is passionate educator on and off the field with vast experience across the football system. She is a strong believer that participation in sport at all levels is a learning tool with a potential to develop the necessary skills required to navigate life’s challenges and enhance the steps taken in search of personal and professional success. Kat has embarked on a journey of formal and informal education, and sourced professional and personal education opportunities and welcomed many discovery experiences to not only develop her own knowledge but to also share it with the football community. She is currently undergoing her Pro Licence in Canberra. Kat Smith’s football pedigree speaks for itself: She is currently an Assistant Coach / Performance analyst for Junior Matilda’s National team and Opposition Analysts for Matilda’s Team. Until recently she was the Assistant coach to Jeff Hopkins for @victorywleague in the Westfield W League. And the list goes on!! The executive board at ALAMEIN FC would like to welcome Kat Smith to the club and we look forward to her hitting the ground running and building on what our exiting Head Coach Sinisa has achieve in the last 4 years at Alamein. Welcome Kat! Read more....
andy burnett u17
January 29, 2021

Introducing Andy Burnett - U17 Coach 2021

Alamein FC would like to proudly announce the return of Andy Burnett as Head Coach of the U17 group for 2021. While 2020 was a disruptive season, Andy had the opportunity to work under Senior Head coach Kat Smith while supporting her with the Senior program.Andy is currently a C Licence Coach and has aspirations to continue his football education in 2021 and beyond. Andy is a dedicated and passionate coach that has grown professionally during his time so far at Alamien FC.Welcome back for a third consecutive year, Andy! Read more....
Hannah Ryan U15
January 29, 2021

Introducing Hannah Ryan - U15 Head Coach 2021

Alamein FC would like the announce the appointment of the U15 Head Coach for the upcoming NPLW 2021 season, Hannah Ryan. Hannah started playing at seven and represented Victoria for FFV and SSV in Futsal over a dozen times. Some of many of Hannah accomplishments was being Vice Captain of the SSV U19 Girls team that won the National Championship for the first time. Hannah played Senior football at the young age of 15, Winning the Team App Cup in 2016 with Heidelberg United.Completing VCE, Hannah achieved a sport and academic scholarship to attend Catawba College, North Carolina successfully making the playoffs in two consecutive years. Hannah was offered an Assistant coaching role after being injuredHannah has previously coached both junior girls and boys at Clifton Hill FC. and was also appointed State 1 Reserves coach Hannah in 2019. She is passionate and dedicated coach who is excited to work with all the coaching staff at Alamein and also promote the American College pathway to young female footballers.We welcome Hannah and wish you well in 2021 and beyond. Read more....
david risteski
January 29, 2021

Introducing David Risteski - U13 Head Coach 2021

Alamein FC would like to proudly announce the return of David Risteski for the 2021 NPLW season. David will take up the role of Head Coach of the U13’s age group.David holds a C Licence Coach and has has aspirations to further his coach education while continuing to learn from Senior Head Coach Kat Smith. Speaking with David he says “ Working while being around a coach of the quality and knowledge of Kat Smith has really helped me learn immensely and grow as a coach in the 8 months that she has been at Alamein “For what is now the third consecutive year we welcome back David and we wish him well for the 2021 season. Read more....