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

Heather Garriock, Football Coaching Australia, Vice-President

Ian Greener, Head Soccer Coach, Rowville Sports Academy

Sarah West, Coach and Committee Member, Navy Football Federation Australia

Gary Cole, Senior Consultant, Gary Cole Consulting

Terry McFlynn,  Football Operations Manager, Perth Glory FC

Karen Grega, Managing Director, KM Grega & Associates P/L

Brad Crismale, Chief Executive Officer, Matrium Technologies

Nick Rosamilia, Senior Manager, PWC

Aish Ravi (Casual Vacancy), Senior Women’s Football Coach & Junior TD at Cobras FC

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.

Heather Garriock

Heather Garriock

Vice-President, Football Coaches Australia

Heather Garriock is Vice President of Football Coaches Australia.

She is also a member of the FFA Starting XI – eleven of the most experienced and learned minds in Australian football will come together to create a new Panel to discuss and debate the growth and development of Australian football. 

An AFC Asian Cup winner, two-time Olympian and three-time FIFA Women’s World Cup player, Heather played 130 games for the Matildas, with only Lisa De Vanna and Cheryl Salisbury have played more games in green and gold. 

Few have left their mark on the game quite like the tough-tackling, inspirational midfielder born in Campbelltown. Garriock, who enjoyed a decorated career in the United States, Denmark and Sweden as well as down under, retired from the game in 2014. 

She continued to help pioneer the growth of football in Australia in her role as Head Coach for Westfield W-League Club, Canberra United, from 2017 to 2020.

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.

Ian Greener

Ian Greener

Head Soccer Coach at Rowville Sports Academy

Newly elected FCA Executive Committee member Ian Greener is a professional football coach with the expertise to devise, develop and implement best practices, with over 20 years of experience working with State and National bodies within Australia.

He has been one of the key drivers behind Association of Football Coaches and Trainers which has now come under the FCA banner as FCA Victoria.

Ian is currently Head Coach of Rowville Sports (Soccer) Academy covering Year 7 through to 12, providing a technical, tactical, physical and social program to develop football and leadership skills.

Ian’s previous role was Head Coach of VIS with a role of identifying, training and preparing Victorian players for International football at U17, 20 , Olympic and Full Socceroo level

For 10 years Ian was Victorian Soccer Federation Technical Director (1995-2005) managing all aspects of player and coach development.

Sarah West

Sarah West

Coach and Committee Member, Navy Football Federation Australia

Newly elected Football Coaches Australia Executive Committee member, Sarah West, coaches in the ACT Women’s National Premier League for Woden Weston Football Club. She also holds a coaching role with Navy Football Federation Australia.

Overall, Sarah has been involved in the game of football for more than 25 years as a player, coach, committee member and fan. She is currently completing her FFA/AFC B Licence qualification.

Professionally, Sarah is a qualified journalist. She’s currently working as a military Public Affairs Officer at Royal Australian Navy Headquarters in Canberra. In this role she has led military photographers and videographers on ADF operations around the world. She was previously a journalist and radio newsreader for the ABC in Queensland

Gary Cole

Gary Cole

Senior Consultant, Gary Cole Consulting

FCA ExCO member Gary Cole is a former Socceroo, a Heidelberg United FC great, and a football leader with a diverse background and extensive leadership experience in football at Melbourne Victory FC, Sydney FC and Football Victoria.

His leadership experience includes specialised strategic development and implementation, project management, marketing and operations in complex organisations.

Gary has a proven track record in football and other sporting organisations (Belgravia Leisure, Sport Australia and Football Victoria) delivering success through good governance; delivery of organisational processes and building high performance individuals and teams.

He also coached at the AIS with Dr Ron Smith, was Assistant Socceroos Coach to Frank Arok, and also coached with success in the National Soccer League and the Victorian Premier League.

Gary hosts ‘The Football Coaching Life’ Podcast on behalf of Football Coaches Australia.

Aish Ravi (Casual Vacancy)

Aish Ravi (Casual Vacancy)

Senior Women's Football Coach & Junior TD, Cobras FC

Aish Ravi is a FCA Women’s Football Committee member, Senior Women’s Football Coach & Junior TD at Cobras FC. 

From an education perspective Aish is also an International Baccalaureate, VCE Economics and Business Management Teacher, Tutor and a Doctor of Philosophy candidate focusing on women’s coach education in football. 

She is also currently working on projects to educate sports clubs on the importance of inclusion and diversity and implement best practice.

Terry McFlynn

Terry McFlynn

Football Operations Manager, Perth Glory FC

Terry is the Football Operations Manager at Perth Glory FC. McFlynn played with Sydney FC from 2005 until his retirement from the Sky Blues in 2014, taking with him a Hyundai A-League Premiership, two Hyundai A-League Championships and an Oceania Club Championship.

In 2015, as part of the club’s decade celebrations, Terry was recognised for his contributions to the side as he was inducted as one of the first Members of the club’s Hall of Fame.

McFlynn continued to be a part of Sydney FC, joining the club’s staff and becoming a key backroom member during the club’s most successful period in their history, claiming two Hyundai A-League Premierships, two Hyundai A-League Championships and an FFA Cup, before eventually departing for Perth Glory ahead of the 2019/20 season. 

Terry is a very highly motivated and driven person. He has played professional football for 18 years in various countries all around the world, and has experienced and enjoyed a lot of success and challenges, which he has overcome, and in doing so, developed his resilience levels and work ethic. In 18 years of professional football he has only played for 5 teams. Loyalty is one of his core values. Courage and Integrity are very important values to him.

Karen Grega

Karen Grega

Managing Director, KM Grega & Associates P/L

Karen Grega is Managing Director at KM Grega & Associates P/L and is an experienced Marketing and Management Consultant in event and venue management, sponsorship, stakeholder management, community engagement and audience development.

She is currently a Board Member with Heartbeat of Football (HOF), a not-for- profit organisation established to promote healthy hearts in sport and Dunbar Rovers FC, and is a Member of the Venue Management Association and Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Karen previously worked in GM roles for the Sydney Cricket & Sports Ground Trust and Canberra Arrows in the former NSL and was Commercial Manager at Dunfermline Athletic FC in the Scottish Premier League. She was CEO of the Sydney Olympic Park Business Association for nearly 10 years and most recently she was CEO of Cruising Yacht Club of Australia between 2016 -2019. Karen is a former football player and referee.

Brad Crismale

Brad Crismale

Chief Executive Officer, Matrium Technologies

Brad is an experienced Chief Executive Officer at Matrium Technologies with a demonstrated history of working in the telecommunications industry. He is skilled in Management, Strategic Partnerships, Sales & Account Management, Finance & Commercial matters.

Brad is a strong business development professional with a Bachelor of Business focused in Accounting and Marketing from University of Technology Sydney.

Brad has a passion for football and the equine industry.

He is a member of Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand (CAANZ) and Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD).

Nick Rosamilia

Nick Rosamilia

Senior Manager, PWC

Nick Rosamilia is an experienced Senior Manager with a demonstrated history of working with clients across the energy, utility, telecommunications, manufacturing and pharmaceutical sectors. Skilled in Enterprise Risk Management, Governance, Internal Audit, Internal Controls and Project Management.

Nick is a strong business development professional with a Bachelor of Business focused in Professional Accountancy from RMIT University.

Nick is a member of the East Bentleigh Soccer Club and passionate about the development of football in Australia.