Category: EKFC News

2019 Coaching Announcements

2019 Coaches for Juniors & Seniors

It is with great pleasure that we officially confirm and announce all club coaches for Season 2019 – Welcome back to some, and welcome on board to others. It looks to be an exciting season ahead across the board!

JUNIORS

  • Junior Coordinator – Lisa Wiz, 0408 959 080
  • Auskick – Aline Bonifazzo, 0402 928 885
  • U9’s – Robbie Rutley, 0422 593 634
  • U11’s – Graeme Teesdale, 0400 536 250
  • U11’s – Brett McNaughton, 0413 450 751
  • U13’s – Robert Wilczynski, 0423 311 206
  • U13’s – Shane Webster, 0417 351 819
  • U15 Girls – Paul Ferbrache, 0407 096 893
  • U15 Boys – Brett Madigan & John Spano, 0412 437 558 (BM)
  • U17’s – John Edgar, 0408 053 254

SENIORS

  • U19’s – Rick Caffari, 0488 902 999
  • Reserves – Paul Guicas, 0425 711 454
  • Seniors – Pat Christofi, 0438 010 111

 

MAJOR SPONSOR ANNOUNCEMENT

Nelson Alexander, Keilor East

It is with great pleasure that we announce that Nelson Alexander have signed on as our 2019 Major Sponsor for the third year running!

We highly recommend all club members and friends to call Sam Carbone if you have any real estate needs.

Sam Carbone – Partner – 24 Centreway, Keilor East, 3033 on 9331 6200 or 0408 242 628

AGM Results & 2019 Committee

The clubs AGM was held on Monday night, and your 2019 committee has been elected and is also already planning for next season.  It will be a massive year ahead with the Overland redevelopment going ahead next season, so it will be all hands on deck.

 

President : Geoff Nicholl

Vice Presidents: Brett Madigan and John Edgar

Secretary : Gavan Wignall

Treasurer : Andy Ruberto

 

General committee:

Alana Hill

Steve Wooster

Kylie Nicholl

Richie Celantano

Rick Caffari

Dean Roberts

Lisa Wilczynski

Ellis Patterson

Ian Oats

Joe Randello

Shane Webster

Kerryn Edgar

Senior Coaching Appointments for Season 2019

The East Keilor Football Club is pleased to announce that Pat Christofi will take the reins as Senior Coach in 2019 – Pat has had extensive coaching experience for many years, and for the last two years has been the Senior Assistant Coach and Reserves Coach at Deer Park FC in the WRFL, where he has been an integral part of the club behind the scenes, and was involved in the last 5 Senior Premierships, where he was also named their ‘Best Club Man’ in 2017.

 

Pat is dedicated to his fitness, and owned his own gym from 1994 to 2009, where he was also a professional kick boxer with a Victorian, 3x Australian and Commonwealth title holders to his name from 1992-2014. Pat currently employs 30 people through his WIT Property Investment group, and is as driven and disciplined an individual that you will find. We welcome Pat, his family and friends to the East Keilor Football Club, and look forward to next season and beyond.

 

We also welcome both Guics and Rick back as coaches, with Paul Guicas returning as the Reserves Coach and Rick Caffari returning as U19’s Coach.

 

Very exciting times ahead for those down at Cougarland, and we welcome all who want to get involved. Go Cougars!

 

Committee Update + AGM 2018

To all Cougar members and supporters – At the last committee meeting, both the President Geoff Nicholl and Secretary Gavan Wignall announced they would both be stepping down at the end of this season.

Geoff is the longest serving president in the clubs history at 6 seasons and Gavan the second longest serving secretary at 5 seasons. These two have overseen great growth and success at East Keilor, and whilst they may no longer be in an official capacity, they will still be around the club as sponsors and supporters going forward.

Kylie Nicholl will also step down from the treasury role after a number years on the committee doing multiple different roles.

It is time for the next generation to think about how they would like their club run going forward. Its exciting times for the Cougars with terrific numbers in all age divisions, the introduction of Girls footy and the redevelopment of Overland with a $3.5 million facility due to start construction.

If you think you could put your stamp on the East Keilor Football Club in our 52nd year, the AGM will be held in OCT ( date TBA ) and now is the time to step forward to continue the work that has been done by all the great EK volunteers since 1967.

On behalf of the club, we thank Geoff, Gavan and Kylie for their ongoing support and effort within the club and around the grounds.

If you would like more information , please don’t hesitate to contact either Geoff 0417 362 775  or Gavan 0418 306 000 for a chat.