Brilliant Football is excited to announce that Coach Tony Olivera has joined the academy as the High Performance Program Director.

Tony brings in a wealth of knowledge and experience in junior football development, having held various prominent coaching roles in Canberra for the last 30 years.

He will manage and run the academy’s High Performance Program (HPP) which is aimed at advanced players within the NPL and Div1 levels, who are serious about taking their football development to the highest level.

Brilliant Football Technical Director and Founder Talal Safar said “We are super proud and pleased to have Tony as part of the team. This will position our academy at the forefront of junior football development in Canberra”.

As one of Canberra’s most well-respected junior football development experts, Tony’s coaching career highlights include: 1 for web

  • Current Heah Coach – ACT 12 Yeas & Under School Boys
  • Current Assistant Coach/Team Manager – Australian Under 16 School Boys
  • Former Technical Director – Tigers FC NPL1
  • Former Head Coach – Belconnen United FC Under 14 Boys NPL Team
  • Former Assistant Coach/Manager – Australian Under 19 School Boys
  • Former Head Coach – Woden-Weston 1st Grade NPL Men
  • Former Head Coach – Australian Military Women Team
  • Former Head Coach – Various ACT Boys Representative Teams
  • Former Liaison Officer – Spain Olympic National Team at Sydney Olympics
  • Former Liaison Officer – South Africa U23 Olympic National Team
  • Former Liaison Officer – Tahiti National Team
  • Former Liaison Officer – Colombia U21 National Team
  • Former Liaison Officer – Brazil Futsal National Team
  • Former Head Coach – Tuggeranong United FC U20 NPL Men
  • Former Youth Development Officer & U18 Head Coach – Woden Valley FC
  • Former Head Coach – Capital Football Academy U11 & U12 Boys
  • Former Director of Coaching – Woden Valley FC
  • Former Youth Coach – Canberra Olympic FC
  • Former Director of Coaching – Brindabella Blues

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