STA Vic – Summer of Soccer – proudly sponsored by Abel Sports
7.30–8.15 am – Registration and Breakfast
A hearty hot breakfast! Egg and bacon muffins/roles.
8.15–8.25 am – Nathan Tovey President, STA Vic
8.25–9.00 am – Matthew Young, Sportsground Supervisor City of Kingston
Introduction to facility and inspection of complex.
9.00–9.30 am – Peter Mercer & Shane Parton General Manager & Sports Sales
Representative, Abel Sports “Supplier” to AFC Asian Cup & “Official Supplier to FFV”. A demonstration of key features of Abel Sports goal equipment.
9.30–10.00 am – Tim Frampton Chief Operating Officer, Football Federation Victoria
Tim is a member of the Executive Leadership Team of FFV. Overview of the growth of soccer in Australia and Victoria.
10.00–10.40 am – Morning Tea
More goodies! Muffins and buns.
10.40–11.10 am – Dr Marke Jennings-Temple, STRI, Snr Consultant for Asia Pacific
STRI is the world’s leading consultancy for design, research and management of natural and artificial sports turf surfaces. Delivering a World Class soccer experience: challenges and expectations?
11.10–11.40 am – Past or present FFV player to be confirmed
A valuable overview of players’ expectations of soccer pitch conditions.
11.40–12.15 pm – Justin Lang, Sports field Co-ordinator, Melbourne & Olympic Parks Trust
2014 FIFA World cup in Brazil – an Aussie Turfie’s experience!