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

Sarah West, Football Coaching Australia, Vice-President

Gary Cole, Senior Consultant, Gary Cole Consulting

Catherine Cannuli, Head Coach, Western Sydney Wanderers Women’s Team

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

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

Brad CrismaleChief Executive Officer, Matrium Technologies

Nick Rosamilia, Director, PWC

Phil Moss

Phil Moss

President, Football Coaches Australia

Former Central Coast Mariners boss, Phil was also a long-term assistant to Graham Arnold with the 2008 Olyroos, Central Coast Mariners & Sydney FC.

Phil transitioned from football coaching into the corporate world with NAB in 2018 & has held several senior leadership roles in Retail Banking before assuming his latest role as an Executive Leadership Coach in 2020 with the organization.

He is skilled in leadership, management, public speaking & media.

Phil has a demonstrated high performance history working in the professional sporting, corporate & media industries.

He is also an expert football analyst/commentator with Channel 10 & Big Sports Breakfast (Sky Racing).

Sarah West

Sarah West

Vice-President, Football Coaches Australia

Sarah West is an Assistant Coach and Analyst for Canberra United in the Liberty A-League and is also the current Head Coach of the Canberra United Academy Reserve Grade squad.

She is the Vice President of Football Coaches Australia, sits on the Capital Football Technical Committee, and serves on the committee and coaching staff of Navy Football.

She juggles her coaching responsibilities with a full-time career as an Officer in the Royal Australian Navy and studying for her Master’s Degree in Strategy and Security through UNSW @ ADFA.

Sarah’s favourite job is being the proud Mum of two little footballers – Harvey (7) and baby Archie.

Sarah is a former journalist and radio newsreader for ABC News in QLD.

 Her key interests include studying high performance cultures, leadership theory and influential communication. She also loves to dabble in videography and podcasting, travel, consume good coffee and wine, and stay up late watching football and pro cycling.

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.

He was recently inducted into the Football Victoria Hall of Fame to go along with his inclusion into the Football Australia Hall of Fame.

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

Catherine Cannuli

Catherine Cannuli

Head Coach, Western Sydney Wanderers Women’s Team

Catherine Cannuli was appointed to the role of Head Coach of the Western Sydney Wanderers Women’s side for the 2021/22 A-League Women’s season in June 2021.

In addition to her head coach role Catherine has built up an impressive resume through her role as Women’s Technical Director at the Southern Districts Football Association

Catherine played national league football in the Women’s National Soccer League for the NSW Sapphires  and the W-League for Sydney FC, Brisbane Roar FC and WSW FC. She also played for Inter Lions in the NSW Women’s Premier League.[2] She also played four times for the Matildas.

She was a playing coach of the association’s team, SD Raiders in the New South Wales State League Women’s competition leading them to the State League Women’s championship in 2016.

In October 2017, after leading SD Raiders to back-to-back Grand Final victories, Cannuli joined Wanderers  as an assistant coach.

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. 

Aish is the founder of the Women’s Coaching Associationand a committee member of the FA Women’s Football Council.

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 will finalise her PhD thesis in 2022 – “Understanding women coaches’ experiences in football (soccer)”.

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

Director, PWC

Nick Rosamilia is an experienced Director 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.