2023 Pro Coaches

Paul Gothard - Head of Men's & Junior Football

OFC/NZF B, FA/UEFA Goalkeeping B, FFA L3 Advanced, AFC B and L2 Advanced Goalkeeper Licenses

Paul Gothard will be leading the charge for our Juniors and Men's areas of the club. Paul will also be Head Coach of the Premier Men's team.

Paul joins us for 2022 onwards, having been with the Wellington Phoenix on their coaching team. Prior to this, Paul has had various roles with NZF, Auckland City FC and was part fo the England C team through the 90's.

Jordan Roberts

Having enjoyed a long playing career spanning 20 years and counting, during which time Jordan was helping nurture aspiring junior and youth footballers as a 1on1 coach, He more recently turned his attention to helping the Senior & Youth grades at Three Kings Utd & Auckland United FC.

Playing Experience

  • Played several years in the NRFL with Central United, TKU and more recently Mount Albert Ponsonby. 
  • Auckland City FC.

Coaching Highlights

  • Working with an array of talent as a 1on1 coach for many years helping develop players now currently in the elite pathway here in NZ and overseas
  • 16th Grade TDP Girls Auckland United championship winners
  • Head Coach Auckland United Women’s reserves

Coaching Qualifications

  • NZF / OFC B Licence (Working towards)
  • NZF / OFC C Licence
  • NZF Senior Level 1
  • BSR Coaching

Premier Men Head Coach

Paul Gothard

Premier Women Head Coach

Jordan Roberts

U23 Men Head Coach

Andy Clay

Reserve Women Head Coach

Connor Westbury

Connor is an aspirational young coach working in the youth girls space. He has been coaching at Northern Rovers for the past 2 years and previously played for the club as a youth player.

Connor is also currently in charge of football at Northcote College where he oversees the football program. He has done so for the past 6 years. 

Coaching Highlights

  • Working with the Northern Rovers Youth National League team in 2022 as Assistant Coach

  • Northcote College 1st XI Boys Coach 2023

Coaching Qualifications

  • NZF/OFC C License (Working towards)

  • NZF Junior lvl 2

  • MEd - Thesis topic - Coach Development at NZF

  • Sport NZ - Coaching For Impact - 2 year coach development program

U17 Boys Head Coach

Freddi Gonzalo

U16 Girls Head Coach

Jill Gilmore

U15 Boys Head Coach

Dave Springer

U14 Girls Head Coach

Dene Gilmore

U14 Boys Head Coach

Guy Herve

U13 Boys Head Coach

Andy Andersen