Sunshine Coast Football Club is pleased to announce the appointment of Geoff Foster as Infrastructure Consultant, Mr Foster has been tasked to work closely with Managing Director Noel Woodall and Technical Director & Operations Manager Melvyn Wilkes, on the proposed State of the Art Sporting Complex project in Peregian Beach.
Sunshine Coast FC are delighted to retain the services of Geoff Foster, Geoff has over 30 years of experience in football operations at Local, State and National levels.
Geoff was most recently CEO of Football Queensland, and helped shape the landscape of football in Queensland, having overseen the implementation of the Queensland Youth League and the Queensland State League (QSL), which in turn progressed into the National Premier League (NPL). He also spearheaded the well documented move of Football Queensland to Meakin Park, to name but a few accomplishments.
Further to the above, Geoff was for over 16 years, the Queensland representative to Football Federation Australia (FFA), firstly as President & then as CEO of Football Queensland. Geoff is also a Life Member of Sunshine Coast Football.
“Geoff’s knowledge of football at National, State and Local level will be invaluable in assisting Sunshine Coast FC to progress its planned State of the Art facility on the Sunshine Coast” said Melvyn Wilkes.
The new facility will contribute significantly to the growth of the Sunshine Coast as a Premier location for the conducting of major Elite sporting events. Sunshine Coast FC & Sunshine Coast Sports Club will base a significant part of their football operations at the new facility. The new facility will host a new Sunshine Coast FC International youth academy & accommodation facility.
The planned new facility has provision for synthetic playing and training surfaces, on site accommodation and an indoor playing and training facility to cater for many sports including an International standard Futsal court’s.
Noel Woodall commented that “we are very excited at the progress already made to date on the new facility, and the addition of Geoff to the team will add a whole new dimension to the quality of the planning and funding of the project”.
Geoff has also been retained as a general consultant to Sunshine Coast FC & Sunshine Coast Sports Club.