Northbridge FC / North Shore Mariners are seeking interns/volunteers for the 2019 season to work with our team/club as:

–          Performance Analysts (NSM Teams)

–          Digital and Social Media Coordinator

–          Digital Content Creators

Roles would suit those who are studying or anyone interested in working within the industry.

To find out more information, click on the links below:

Position Description – NFC_NSM Internship – Performance Analyst

Digital and Social Media Coordinator – NFC_NSM Internship – Social Media Coordinator

Digital Content Creators – NFC_NSM Internship – Digital Content Creators

North Shore Mariners 2019 NPL 1 Youth Teams Announced

We thank all of the players who trialed on Sunday 14th October to be part of the North Shore Mariners 2019 NPL 1 Youth program. With a high caliber of players in attendance, the decision to select the very best players was made difficult my our coaching staff. At the end of the trials we were confident with the player selections ad are very happy to announce our squads for 2019.

 Please click below to see the final squads for the 2019 season:

North Shore Mariners 2019 NPL 1 Youth Boys Final Squads NSM BYL 2019 Squads

For those who were not selected, we would encourage you to trial for the Northbridge Academy Program which is our pathway program to the North Shore Mariners. Teams train twice a week starting in February and play in the NSFA Super League Competition with qualified coaches. Coaches are mentored by our Football Development Manager Freddie Seccombe and work towards the same principles and coaching structure as the North Shore Mariners, with a focus on the develop of individuals in a team environment. Players in the Northbridge FC Academy have the opportunity to train with their NSM counterparts during the season, should they be excelling in the academy environment. If you are interested in trialing for the Northbridge FC Academy, please click on the following link to find out more and register:

NSM Trials for 2019 High Performance Program – Updated 23/10

Registration to trial for our 2019 High Performance Programs are now open.

One of three Academies of the Central Coast Mariners A-League club, North Shore Mariners is based in the lower north shore of Sydney and competes in the FNSW state competitions. After another competitive season, we have invested in a full-time Technical Director in Ryan Grogan who will bring his recent experience from the Canberra United Academy to our High Performance Program. 2019 will see some changes and improvement on what we do to help raise the standards of our coaching, communications and player development. 1st Grade Men’s Head Coach Joe Haywood will take on an increase role in the development of all the players by working with Ryan in his new role. Central Mariners Academy Director Mike Phelan will be working with Joe and Ryan to deliver a new program for our players and coaches.



Please contact Angelo Maralit on if you are interested in one of the open positions.


Below is the general breakdown on positions available for each team:



  • U9 Mixed SAP – Boys FINAL; Girls’ positions available
  • U10 Mixed SAP – Boys FINAL; Girls’ positions available
  • U11 Mixed SAP – Boys FINAL; 1 Girl’s positions available
  • U12 Mixed SAP – Boys FINAL; 1 Girl’s positions available



  • U10, U13 Girls SAP – Positions available
  • U11, U12 – FINAL



  • All age groups – FINAL



  • All age groups – FINAL



ProZone – Intensive Small Group Clinics, U8-U16 / Private Sessions





6 weeks of high intensity small group sessions to high focus on skill and physical development. Recommended for players to keep up their “sharpness” for trials or do some more work in the off-season.  


We will run the following Small Group Sessions:


Boys & Girls U8 – U12 (born 2010-2006)

MONDAYS 4.15-5.15pm @Thomson Oval – Girls & Boys U8-U12 (born 2010-2006)

WEDNESDAYS 4.15-5.15pm @Thomson Oval – Girls & Boys U8-U12 (born 2010-2006)


Boys & Girls U13 – U16 (born 2005 – 2002)

MONDAYS 5.30-6.30pm @Thomson Oval – Girls & Boys U8-U12 (born 2010-2006)

WEDNESDAYS 5.30-6.30pm @Thomson Oval – Girls & Boys U8-U12 (born 2010-2006)


POST SEASON SPECIAL – $150 for six sessions, $250 for 12 sessions.


One hour intensive small group training sessions run by NSM and NFC Coaches at Thomson Oval.


Book in now to keep your training and skills development going through the post season.




Private Session Registration


WHO: U6 to U16 Boys and Girls

WHAT: This is a great chance to be able to work on your skills or choice in the off-season with one of our club coaches.

COST: Private sessions can be booked for:

  • 1 on 1 – $60 per person, per hour
  • 2 on 1 – $40 per person, per hour
  • 3 on 1 – $35 per person, per hour
  • 4 on 1 – $30 per person, per hour

WHERE: Thomson Park, Artarmon



Process to book your session/s:

  1. Click on this link to select your coach and timeslot:
  2. You will get an email confirmation within 3 business days of your booking, rom Matilde Johns.
  3. Once you receive your email confirmation, you will be required to make payment within 24 hours via this link:
  4. After making payment, please email the payment receipt to Matilde Johns –
  5. Attend the session/s, learn and enjoy!


We have the following coaches available on the dates and times below:


COACH: Akos Toth

SPECIALTY: Ball Manipulation / Striking the Ball / Agility, Balance and Coordination / Defending / Scoring

SESSION TYPE: 1 on 1 / 2 on 1 / 3 on 1 / 4 on 1


GENDER: Male Players / Female Players

AVAILABILITY: Click on the registration link above to see availability.




North Shore Mariners (NSM) is pleased to announce Ryan Grogan as the new Technical Director and Women’s NPL Head Coach.

As a club on the rise, NSM has appointed a Technical Director also on an upward trajectory. Ryan is well-educated in sports and has started a master’s degree in High Performance Sport. He is nearing sign-off by the FFA to deliver FFA C & B Licence courses. Ryan has experience coaching at high levels including the Canberra NYL (National Youth League) team last summer and is currently the coach developer at the Canberra United Academy where he also coaches the NPL1 Women’s side.

Ryan will be overseeing the NSM program, players, coaches as well as our internal coach education program to improve our player and coach development with the aim to becoming the best development club in the region. He will work closely with our Assistant Technical Director Joe Haywood to deliver the player development model set out by the CCM Academy Director Mike Phelan.

Ryan will also coach the NPL Women’s 1st Grade side which has progressed year on year and will be looking to push on next season with young and exciting talent coming through. Ryan begins his role on the 23rd September but will be providing input to the upcoming trials for senior men’s and women’s trials.

Ryan will be presented to our club at the NSM Youth and Senior Presentation Night this Thursday 6th September and be in attendance for the Senior Trials.

We look forward to the next phase of our club’s development under Ryan’s guidance.

Ryan’s football experience:

  • AFC/FFA A Licence
  • Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science / Bachelor of Sports Management – Uni of Canberra
  • Canberra United Academy
    • Coach Developer (2 years)
    • WNPL Head Coach
    • U17 Boys Head Coach (2 years)
    • U13 Girls Head Coach + U13 Girls ACT Head Coach
    • U20 Men’s Head Coach
  • Canberra United National Youth League Head Coach
  • Capital Football Boys NTC Challenge Assistant Coach
  • Capital Football – Senior National Training Centre Head Coach
  • AIS – Men’s Football Team Manager

North Shore Mariners – NPL Trials Men & Women


Trials dates have been set for the North Shore Mariners Senior NPL Trials.


NPL – Men’s Trials

Please fill in this Google form to register for trials:


2019 NSM U18’s & 20’s trials 14th Oct

Further trials for our 2019 NPL 18’s and 20’s Men’s teams will be held on Sunday 14th October for aspiring players seeking to get into the Central Coast Mariners pathway via North Shore Mariners. Limited spots available in the teams. Don’t miss your chance!

Sunday 14th October


@ Melwood Oval, Melwood Ave, Forestville



NPL – Women’s Trials

Please fill in this Google form to register for trials:


Wednesday 19th and Thursday 20th September 2018
6.30 – 8.30pm

Please arrive 30mins prior to advertised start time.

Blackman Park – Synthetic Fields
Lloyd Rees Drive
Lane Cove

Applications for Coaching Positions at NSM & NBFC for 2019

Applications for coaching positions at North Shore Mariners Football Club (NSM) and Northbridge Football Club (NBFC) for the 2019 season are now open.

NSM and NBFC are looking for committed, reliable and development-driven coaches to work towards the improvement of our players and teams for the upcoming season and beyond. At NSM and NBFC, we want the very best team of coaches who are striving to learn together and develop themselves further, under our new coaching structure for the benefit of our players and club. We have set very high standards and expectations of ourselves and coaches for next season to become known as the club which develops the best players AND coaches through our way to mentoring and development processes. Our coaches have a defined pathway to develop from coaching at community level up to state level.


•             Be a student of the game

•             Understanding how to manage themselves and others

•             Understand the game of football to a high level

•             Understanding the coaching process to improve player performance

•             Highly organised and confident

•             Good self-reflection skills

•             Good level of communication skills

•             Able to demonstrate exercises effectively

•             Willing to adopt other ideas to improve own processes

•             Positive, encouraging and detail-oriented coaching style

•             A positive role model to players

•             Highly reliable and committed to the role as the coach, to the team and the program



•             Most roles require an FFA C License (or equivalent) as a minimum or willing to obtain

•             Senior football team roles require a higher level as a minimum

•             Community football programs require minimum FFA Skill Training Certificate or equivalent

•             Valid WWCC number


Before applying for any role, you must accept and adhere to the expectations set on our coaches and be fully engaged and be committed to being part of our program/s, if selected.

The NSM/NBFC selection committee will appoint only the ideal candidates for roles and allocate coaches where they would be suited. Appointed coaches will benefit from the mentoring of our technical directors of each program and will need to be open to new ideas to improve current coaching ability. Coaches will also need to fit into the culture we are building for our club and programs, as we fully believe that the coach is the main provider of the football experience to each player and parent. Quality coaches lead to quality footballers.

To apply for a coaching role at North Shore Mariners FC and/or Northbridge Football Club, please follow the link below and submit your application no later than Sunday 15th July 2018. Selected candidates will be contacted between 16th-12th August 2018 for interviews and trials. Final offers and appointments to be made between 13th-31st August 2018.

APPLICATIONS: click link

For more information on coaching at NBFC and NSM, please see the following PDF Applications for Coaching Positions at NSM-NBFC 2019

Matildas at Northbridge Oval.

Nice to see Chloe Logarzo back at Northbridge Oval. She was joined by Team Mate Georgia Yeoman-Dale in a Girls Try Football Event. Chloe and Georgia took a new group of young girls through a series of fun drills before then taking on the bigger girls in a game.

And thanks to NS Mariners Club Captain Maddie Bart plus Jules, Daisy and Eliza from the Firsts for helping out as well.

NSM, the CC Mariners Sydney-based pathway.

The Mariners are proud to offer a Sydney-based National Youth League and A League Pathway on Sydney’s Lower North Shore.

Players at both the North Shore and Central Coast come under the same technical direction.

Male players (U18-1st Grade) should contact Head Coach Joe Haywood

Female players (U17-1st Grade) should contact Head Coach Ryan Grogan