Cairnlea FC has appointed Daniel Morello as the new Technical Director to oversee the club’s Youth Development and Coach Education strategies for all Junior teams.

Morello, joins Cairnlea FC following a career in coaching at all youth levels (U7 - U18s) at Whittlesea Stallions & Fawkner Soccer Clubs. During his tenure as the Under 18’s coach he also assisted the Senior team at Fawkner Soccer Club.

“Daniel comes to the club with a wealth of experience both playing and coaching, as well as a real passion for developing youth players.” explains Vice President Mustafa Mustafa. “Youth Development and Coaching Education have been identified as key priority areas as part of our club’s long term vision. We want to streamline our youth pathway to senior football so that our kids have the best chance to succeed at the highest level. Daniel's appointment is a significant step towards achieving this goal and we are delighted to have him at the club." 

“I believe I have all the skills and attributes the club is looking for. I will head all of our elite pathway and youth development structures in line with the FFA Curriculum.” explains Daniel. “I am excited in continuing the refinement of the youth and coach education structure to ensure Cairnlea FC develop world class elite players.”

The new structure follows a review of the Cairnlea FC football department which highlighted youth technical development as a key area for improvement. Under the new structure, Daniel Morello will take responsibility for nurturing elite players and coaches to assist the programs for male and female players from U7 up to the age of 18, with the aim of providing a bigger pool of technically gifted players for Senior selection.

Please join us in welcoming Daniel to the club and wish him every success.

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