Junior Development Coaches
Aron Chapman is our club Technical Director and full-time football coach. He is a qualified Coerver coach. Aron is from England and started coaching in the USA in 2011.
After a coaching stint in Canada, Aron accepted a 4-year college playing scholarship at Oklahoma City University and started working as a Coerver Coach in Minnesota, at which time he also coached an U16 boys team. After graduating in 2018, Aron joined the Rev Soccer Club where he was head coach for two academy teams that competed at the highest level in Minnesota.
Aron has a degree in Exercise Science, a Football Association (FA) Level-2 qualification, FA Youth Module 1 (English qualifications) and will commenced his Football Federation Australia (FFA) C Licence qualification in December 20220.
Aron will also be one of the club’s junior SAP coaches and is very keen to complement his Coerver coaching commitments with coaching high level teams.
Chris holds a FFA B Licence.
Chris has been coaching at WPFC since 2014. From 2014 - 2018 he was involved in coaching the Men's Premier League squad. In those four years he was fortunate enough to be a part of winning four premierships for First Grade and 3 premierships for Reserve Grade.
In 2019, Chris stepped away from the Men’s Premier League squad to focus on coach education within WPFC and youth football where he coached the U16 boy's Super League squad.
2020 saw Chris assume the role of the club SAP Technical Director, coach of the U8s and U11s, coach educator & mentor, and also the Head Coach for the men’s Premier League squad.
WPFC Football Sub Committee
The sub committee oversees the club's development program. Members of the committee (including FFA coach qualification) are:
Kevin Johnson – WPFC President (FFA C Youth Licence)
Dion Tucker – WPFC Vice President (FFA Skill Training Certificate)
Sean Conroy – WPFC Junior Coordinator (FFA Skill Training Certificate)
Jonathan Tatt – Women’s Premier League coach (FFA C Youth Licence)
Lorin Lambert – Girls U12s Diamond League Coach (FFA C Licence Youth)
Ian Plant – NSFA President (FFA Senior coaching certificate)