Welcome Nathan Cranney!
ANNOUNCEMENT | Hibiscus Coast AFC is pleased to welcome our new Technical Director of Football (TDF), Nathan Cranney!The Club is pleased to have secured a long-term commitment with Nathan as TDF, who brings with him an abundance of knowledge and experience having coached and supported initiatives at Federation and National Age Group Team level, as well as other clubs across Auckland.
In recent years, Nathan was part of Forrest Hill's journey in getting promoted into the NRFL Premier League, supported many communities as Player Development Officer for Northern Football Federation, and most recently serving as Football Development Manager at East Coast Bays where he oversaw the successful design and implementation of their youth development pathways.
Nathan is well-known within our Federation and New Zealand Football, and has a proven success record in football development and coaching at all levels and ages. From grassroots to seniors across both community and elite pathways, Nathan is passionate about supporting the development of all players at all levels, helping them be the best players they can be.
Nathan is really looking forward to getting started at Coast, and plans on working closely with all of the coaches at the Club to support their development and empowering them to deliver high-quality programmes to Coast players of all ages and abilities.
"The Board is extremely proud to have secured Nathan's signature," says Scott Beard, Club President. "He is a fantastic addition to our growing hub of experienced, dedicated, and passionate high-profile coaches at the Club. We have full confidence that Nathan - his skills, experience, and connections - is the right fit to support our Club's evolution as we continue to go from strength to strength in delivering best-in-class football programmes within our community."
Nathan begins his role with the Club this month.
Please join us in welcoming Nathan to Hibiscus Coast AFC! #COYG!