Here at Knox United, we strive to supply our players with high quality coaches to help assist their development.
In 2022, the club welcomed Morgan Singleton as an U12’s coach, joining the returning established team of coaches from the 2021 season including Premier League coach Stephen Roche, Reserve grade and U15’s coach Roy Wethereld, U18s SL coach and technical director Vince Cali, and U16s SL coach and CCC Max Couvret.
With our Mens 3 social teams and our over 35s team, there are no appointed coaches. Instead, the teams are lead by the Captains and Senior players of the team in conjunction with the team managers; to help coach and run the teams.
As well as Knox United having teams in the 11 aside winter completion, in 2021/22 the club also have 2 Junior teams in the Summer Football 6 aside team. U16’s coached by Vince Cali and U14’s coached by Roy Wethereld.
Knox United FC Coaches 2022
Name: Stephen Roche
Role/s: Mens PL Coach
Qualification: AFC A-License, Coach Instructor C-License
Experience: Stephen Roche is one of, if not the highest regarded coach in NSFA. Over his career, he has achieved numerous accolades. His highlights include coaching NSW state teams for 12 years, including being a NSW elite development coach where he was the first ever to coach a country team to winning a national title. Roche also was the NSWIS assistant coach, before becoming the inaugural coach of the CCM W-League team, where he was awarded W-League Coach of the Year. Following this, Roche was the inaugural coach of Western Sydney Wanderers W-League team where he spent 3 years. Currently, Roche is in his 17th year as Technical Director & Director of Football at Knox Grammar School, as well as an extremely valued member of the Knox United coaching staff.
Name: Vince Cali
Role/s: Technical Director, U18 SL Coach, U16 Summer Football
Qualification: AFC B-License
Experience: Vince Cali is one of the leading junior coaches in the NSFA. Following on from playing, Vinnie started coaching 18 years ago. Throughout his career, Vinnie has coached at every level from U6 Community, to representative football. Vinnie is widely known for his enthusiasm, encouraging all players to develop and play at the highest level possible. Vinnie joined Knox United in 2016 as the Premier League Head Coach, where he spent 3 seasons. Following this, Vinnie was a key pillar in establishing Junior football through Knox United. Vinnie is also the head coach at Knox Prep School, where he has been for 8 years. Vinnie is excited to start his new role as Knox United Technical Director, where he will look to have an even larger impact on the development of Knox United players.
Name: Roy Wethereld
Role/s: Mens PL Reserves Coach, U15 Div 2 Coach, U14 Summer Football
Qualification: AFC C-License
Experience: Roy started coaching at 16 working with Stephen Roche, Receiving his C License a year later. In 2021, After 20 years of coaching throughout the St George and Canterbury Area, Roy joined the Knox united coaching team
Name: Max Couvret
Role/s: U16 SL Coach, CCC
Qualification: AFC C-License
Experience: Max started Coaching as an NPL SAP assistant in 2020, before receiving his C License in 2021, where he started coaching at Knox United. Max is currently in his second year at Knox United as the U16SL coach, whilst also coaching at Knox senior school and being a current first grade player for the club
Name: Morgan Singelton
Role/s: U13 Coach
Qualification: Skill Certificate
Experience: Morgan started coaching at Knox Prep in 2021 under the watchful eye of Vince Cali. In 2022 Morgan – who also plays for Knox United joined the Knox United coaching team, whilst also coaching at Knox senior school. After playing all his life, Morgan is keen to help foster the development of our young players