Executive committee

The FCA Executive Committee represent the many cohorts of coaching in Australian football, including A-League, W-League, National Teams, Youth Development, Academy Development, National Premier League (NPL) Clubs, Overseas-based coaches, Education and High Performance. 

FCA Executive Director Profiles

Phil Moss, Football Coaching Australia, President

Mel Andreatta, Brisbane Roar FC W-League Head Coach

Andrew Clark, Sydney FC High Performance/ Sport Science

Kelly Cross, Sydney FC Academy Director

Rae Dower, FFA National Women’s Under 17 Head Coach

Heather Garriock, Canberra United FC W-League Head Coach

Jamie Harnwell –  Football West – Head of Development, Sorrento FC (NPLWA) – Head Coach

Phil Moss

Phil Moss

President, Football Coaches Australia

Former Central Coast Mariners boss, Phil was a long-term assistant to Graham Arnold at Central Coast Mariners and the Sky Blues.

Phil is a NAB Regional Customer Executive and is skilled in leadership, Management, & Public Speaking.

Phil has a demonstrated high performance history of working in the professional sport & media industries and is also a football analyst with Big Sports Breakfast, Fox Sports and Football Nation Radio.

Rae Dower

Rae Dower

Vice President, Football Coaches Australia

The former Canberra United Head Coach, Rae was appointed as the new Head Coach of the Westfield Junior Matildas (Australian U-17 Women’s National Football Team) in July 2017. Rae is one of the most experienced and qualified female coaches in Australia with over 20 years of coaching experience, focussing on developing elite female footballers.

Andrew Clark

Andrew Clark

Performance Coordinator/Head of Sports Science @ Football Federation Australia

Andrew Clark is Graham Arnold’s right hand man at the Caltex Socceroos. Andrew is regarded among Australia’s finest sports science coaches and previously enjoyed lengthy and successful working relationship with Arnold at Central Coast Mariners and the Sky Blues. Clark completed a Bachelor’s Degree in Sport Science (Exercise Science) in 1997 at the University of New South Wales. 10 years later he began his Master’s Degree in Philosophy (Sport Science) at the University of Newcastle, completing it in 2014.
Kelly Cross

Kelly Cross

Sydney FC Academy Director

Kelly is the Sydney FC Academy Director with a key role in establishing and implementing Sydney FC’s long-term philosophy, playing style and youth training program. He is also Deputy Chairman of the Technical Committee of the Asian Football Confederation and is a member of FIFA’s global list of Strategic Consultants and is Australia’s only FIFA Coaching Instructor and the country’s only Pro Licence Instructor.
Mel Andreatta

Mel Andreatta

Head Coach, Brisbane Roar FC W-League

Melissa is the current Brisbane Roar FC W-League head coach, successfully coaching the team to the Premiership in the 2017/18 W-League Season. She is also a Matildas Assistant Coach at the FIFA Womens World Cup in 2019 Mel previously was an assistant coach for Brisbane, coach for the National Training Centre and Football Queensland Girls State Team and under-17 Assistant Coach for the Australian women’s national under 17 soccer team.
Heather Garriock

Heather Garriock

Head Coach, Canberra United FC W-League

Heather is the Head Coach of Canberra United FC. Heather previously spent the three season’s coaching the Sydney University Women’s Football Team, fostering one of the top female football programs in the country while achieving enormous success in the NSW Women’s NPL 1.
Jamie Harnwell

Jamie Harnwell

Head of Development at Football West and Head Coach at Sorrento FC (NPLWA)

Jamie Harnwell is currently Head of Development at Football West, Head Coach at Sorrento FC (NPLWA) and a commentator for Fox Sports. Jamie is Perth Glory’s record appearance holder of 256 games, won 2 Championships and captained the side for 2 seasons. He also played briefly for Leyton Orient and FC Vaduz.

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