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Senior Men

Our 2022 Senior Men are competing in the North West Victoria State 1st Division.  The team is made up of not only the very best players, but those who work extremely hard to reach the goals they’ve set for themselves as individuals and as a group this year.

Ross Harvey

Ross Harvey

Centre Back & Captain

The highlight of Ross’s playing career was playing in the 2018 Scottish Junior Cup Final with Auchinleck Talbot FC.

He is looking forward to hitting the pitch with the ACSC team and gaining promotion in 2022.

 Announcement soon!

Announcement soon!

Goal Keeper

Anthony Laus

Anthony Laus

Striker

Anthony is back at ACSC to finish what he started in 2021! 

Anthony looks forward to making an impact on the pitch and bringing success to ACSC in 2022.

 

 

Cameron Scerri

Cameron Scerri

Midfielder

The Scerri family has a long affiliation with ACSC. It is great to have Cameron taking to the pitch for a second year with our Senior Men in 2022.

Cameron is looking forward to working with the team and is looking forward to developing under new Coach Michael Calandrella.

 David Simms

David Simms

Midfield

David is a hard-working midfielder who was had recently proven himself at St Albans Dinamo where he helped them gain promotion into NPL1.
We can’t wait to see David show off his class on the park at HC Kim Reserve in 2022.
Make sure you are there for the first game of the season and to cheer all the boys on!
 Jamie Gazelle

Jamie Gazelle

Right back

Jamie is looking forward to being back at HC Kim Reserve. He is excited about the 2022 season and is inspired by the good culture, great teammates, and positive winning attitude at ACSC.

His message to the ACSC community is to get behind the team this year, it is going to be a great year!

 Jarime Radio

Jarime Radio

Midfield

Jarime is a young attacking midfielder, with quick feet who has already demonstrated his ability to play out wide

Jarime’s goal for season 2022 is to help Altona City SC win as many games as possible and push for promotion.

Lachlan Grech

Lachlan Grech

Defensive Midfield

Lachlan joins ACSC for season 2022 having previously played for Carolins Springs George Cross and Corio FC.

Lachie is an ex – ACSC junior grassroots player who is excited to be back at his childhood club. He is looking forward to inspiring the young players at ACSC on their pathway to senior football. 

 

 

Macmillan Egan

Macmillan Egan

Winger

Wants to play for ACSC as Club has great ambitions and it was where Macmillan’s football journey started.

Career highlight is playing for Pascoe Vale in 2018 and winning the 2018 Championship.

Matthew Trotter

Matthew Trotter

Centre midfield

Matthew is back and can’t wait to hit the pitch for ACSC in 2022. He is looking forward to helping the team in any way possible, a few goals and assists are on the cards.

My football career highlight was playing in the UK – the culture, the quality, the banter, and the lifestyle. I loved every minute.

Rin Takagi

Rin Takagi

Striker

This is Rin’s fourth year at  ACSC. Having previously played for Brimbank Stallions, Rin moved to ACSC because of the great staff and players.

Rin’s greatest football memory was winning the Championship in Japan.

Rin’s goal for 2022 is to score over 10 goals. His message for ACSC supporters is ‘Let’s fight together.’

 

Simon Tolli

Simon Tolli

Centre Midfield

Simon is back at HC Kim Reserve for 2022.

He is inspired by players that are great leaders and have a passion to help the Community.

I look forward to bringing my experience and knowledge to the team

 

Tarek Dehrib

Tarek Dehrib

Centre Back

Tarek has previously played at St Alban’s Dinamo and is known to be a hard-tackling center back.

Reuniting with his former coach Michael Calendrella having previously won an NPL U 20 championship together, we can feel the buzz and the excitement to be back on the pitch in 2022.

Waleed Flifel

Waleed Flifel

Winger

Waleed started his Altona City SC career in 2021 with a game-winning free kick on debut. Always entertaining on the pitch with his skill and confidence to run at defenders, Waleed always proves to be a handful for the opposition defenders. 
Waleed is excited to be back at ACSC and is looking forward to getting out on the pitch with the boys in 2022.

 

MEN’S Coaching staff

Our skilled and dedicated 2022 Senior Men’s Coaching staff.

Michael Calandrella

Michael Calandrella

Senior Men Head Coach

Daniel Genovesi

Daniel Genovesi

Senior Men Assistant Coach

Anthony Calandrella

Anthony Calandrella

Senior Men Assistant Coach 

Ruth Seevanathan

Ruth Seevanathan

Senior Men Team Manager

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Joe Vella

Joe Vella

Reserves Men’s Coach 

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Ben Smyth

Ben Smyth

Reserves Assistant Coach

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Clive Pace

Clive Pace

U20’s Men’s Coach 

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Chris Caruana

Chris Caruana

U20’s Mens Assistant Coach  

Aidan Gerada

Aidan Gerada

Thirds Men’s Coach 

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Robert Puhalovic

Robert Puhalovic

Thirds Men’s Coach 

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Senior Women

No fees for our Senior Women’s team in 2022!

The Executive Committee of Altona City Soccer Club together with long-term club sponsor Peter Sadler Removals and Logistics are delighted to announce that our Senior Women’s Team will hit the pitch in with no fees, no uniform costs, and no registration costs for season 2022.

The executive committee and the team at Peter Sadler recognise that gender diversity is a driver for organisational performance and it goes beyond doing the right thing, it is good for business, sport, team building, and our community as a whole.

This commitment and defining a pathway in the development of female participation at Altona City align with the club’s focus on Football Victoria’s goal of equal female participation by 2027. 

To register an expression of interest to join our Senior Women’s Team click HERE. 

Any questions? Call Gustavo on 0402 934 433

This is the time for female football at Altona City SC.

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PLAYERS ANNOUNCEMENTS COMING SOON  🙌

PLAYERS ANNOUNCEMENTS COMING SOON 🙌

WOMEN’S Coaching staff

Introducing Gustavo Flores our new Senior Women’s Coach for 2022. With the no fees for our Senior Women’s Team and the Committee fully committed to female soccer in 2022, it is going to be a great year at ACSC!

Senior Women’s Coach Gustavo Flores has 30 years of experience coaching women and girls and is committed to taking the team to the next level with an emphasis on skill-building, discipline, determination, and teamwork. Gustavo is also focused on creating a team that our junior girls can aspire to be a part of.

Gustavo Flores

Gustavo Flores

Senior Women’s Coach

Email

To be advised

To be advised

Senior Women’s Assistant Coach

To be advised

To be advised

Senior Women’s Team Manager 

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JUNIOR TEAMS

Altona City Juniors participate in the Football Victoria Community league divisions and have approximately 250 junior players ranging in age from 4 to 18.

We proudly align our philosophy and coaching to the FFA National Curriculum with all coaches being accredited.

Our U4 to U6 New Roos participate in Saturday morning football discovery sessions aimed at participation and fun for the kids to fall in love with football.

The U7 to U12 teams participate in the small sided football leagues generally training twice per week with a scheduled game on Sundays.

All U13+ teams play in a competitive fixtured league training twice per week with fixtured matches on Sundays.

The formation of these squads commences in November for the following season commencing April to September.

For more information and to get involved, please contact our Junior Technical Director, Vinnie Campelj on the email link below.

Vinnie Campelj

Junior Technical Director 

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Max Alexander

U4-6s New Roos Coordinator

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Get in touch

Altona City Soccer Club

PO Box 159 Altona VIC 3018 Australia

secretary@altonacitysc.com

Altona City Soccer Club is located on the traditional lands of the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin nation.  We acknowledge that sovereignty was never ceded and pay our respects to the elders past, present and emerging.