All football staff involved in the Melbourne City College of Football has been involved with youth and senior football at an elite and community level for a number of years.

The expertise across the staff involved in the MCCF program promotes an environment in which students can develop as a player on and off the field.

Kieran McDowell – MCCF Coordinator

Kieran has been involved with the Melbourne City College of Football from day one and is the main point of contact for parents and students from an operational perspective. He has been involved in youth development coaching for a number of years in the MCCF program and at Moreland City FC where he is also a senior squad player.

Davey Van‘t Schip – MCCF Manager

Davey has been the MCCF manager now for 3 over years. Additionally to that he is head coach of the Melbourne City FC NPL Under-18 team and plays in the NPL for Pascoe Vale.

Lachlan Armstrong – MCFC Affiliate School Coordinator

Lachlan is currently the Melbourne City FC Head of Affiliate schools program. On top of that he has worked across several Academy teams at Melbourne City FC as head coach and assistant coach.

Peter Kratky – MCFC Academy Coach

Peter will be involved in the Melbourne City College of Football for his second year. He is currently head coach of the Melbourne City FC Under-20 team.

Simon Zappia – MCFC Academy Coach

Simon is one of the coaches that was part of the college when the program first started up 4 years ago. He has worked in Abu Dhabi for the past 2 years as one of the Manchester City FC elite school coaches. He is currently head coach of the Under-15 team at Melbourne City FC.