Football - Schools 5 Cup
By Maarten De Kruijf, Co-ordinator - Football
On Thursday March 12 Somerset College participated in the Schools 5 Cup. This Football Tournament for Year 7s took place at Goals Australia.
Maarten de Kruijf, Football Co-ordinator
At the start of the school year a total of 30 boys and 30 girls trialled to become part of the First XI Football programme. After five trials, the First XI Coaches have chosen their teams for the 2019 season.
Somerset is proud to introduce you the First XI Girls Head Coach, Michael Cook.
Michael has been the Queensland NPLW 2017 Coach of the Year. In 2018 and this year Michael has been Women's Head Coach at Gold Coast United.
For the First XI Boys Somerset we introduce, Michael Thwaite. Michael played for 15 years professional football and made 13 appearances for the Socceroos. Michael would like to share his experience with the First XI Boys. Michael is also player / assistant coach at Gold Coast United.
Both head coaches work closely with the Co-ordinator of Football Maarten de Kruijf. Maarten has been announced this year as Co-ordinator of the Football Programme at Somerset College. Maarten is an AFC - FFA A licence coach and coached in 2018 the U13 Football Queensland state team at the National Championship.
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