Tasman United youth coaches named


Tasman United have announced Tom Fawdry and Andy Morris as their youth team coaches.

Tom is a UEFA B license holder and current player coach of North Shore United.

He will also be goal keeping coach for Tasman United and has previously been academy goal keeping coach with Portsmouth FC, Charlton Athletic and Aldershot Town.

As well as this Tom has worked with the Phoenix Academy in a goal keeping coach capacity and is expected to arrive in Nelson next week.

“I’m very much looking forward to joining Tasman United and getting started. It’s a very exciting project and an honour to be involved.”

Andy Morris is well known in Nelson and holds an Oceania level 2 license.

Currently the Director of Football at FC Nelson, the largest football club in the top of the South.

“I am very pleased to be part of this impressive Tasman United coaching team. The mood is determined and energetic. Tom and I can’t wait to get started next week.

General Manager Nelson Bays Football Clive Beaumont says it’s a key couple of coaches on board

“A quality coaching unit was the initial priority for the franchise, knowing that the team, structure and strategies would be built around them with their input.”

With Tom and Andy’s appointment we not only have a great coaching blend for the youth pathways, we also have with Tom an international level goal keeping coach that is a point of difference for our franchise.”

Youth trials for Tasman United will be held on  September 7 and 10. Register at www.tasmanunited.nz.

Tasman United will play in the National Premiership commencing October 2016