Community & Mini Roos Coaches

COMMUNITY – UNDER 14’s COACH

Slave Bozinoski

Altona Magic is proud to have one of its own players creating the next generation of Altona Magic SuperStars.

Slave represented Altona Magic over a 30-year period across junior and senior levels. Slave captained our senior team to premiership success during that time. Slave has extensive playing experience also representing Hume City, Geelong, Sydenham and Sunshine George Cross at senior level.

As a coach Slave has led Lalor Slaga as senior coach and now is looking to lead our Altona Magicians. AMSC is proud to have a club legend involved with our junior set-up and hopefully creating the next generation of players to come through our ranks and play at the top level.

He will be assisted by Adam Longshaw who has a rich history in coaching.

PATHWAY – U12’s COACH

Ahmed Badawy

Ahmed has a strong youth development background with a keen interest in developing and coaching young kids.

Over recent years, Ahmed has combined club coaching with academy and technical coaching which enables him to combine individual skill development with team structure.

Away from coaching, Ahmed is a experienced soccer player who has played professionally in Belgium, Egypt as well as in Australia.

He will be assisted by Paul Trpcevski.

PATHWAY – UNDER 11’s COACH

Jim Cristopolous

Jim will offer complete soccer education to young football players who are going to grow up football wise through an educative and competitive procedure.

Highly motivated, Jim runs small group and 1 on 1 trainings focusing on developing young players.

Jim was part of the Panathinaikos FC Academy in Greece who also has played for  NPL club Floreat Athena in W.A.

He will be assisted by Stefce Grujovski to develop the group of Magicians.

PATHWAY – UNDER 10’s COACH

Steven Manceski

Altona Magic are delighted to have Steven leading our under 10’s pathway team in 2022.

Steven is a past player at Altona Magic at both senior and junior levels and brings a wealth of playing and coaching experience to this role.

Steven has spent the last 4 years focussing on developing young players both tactically and physically and enjoyed early success in 2021 winning the Lightning Cup.

Steven brings great passion and structure to his sessions and we are sure this group of players will learn a lot in 2022.

He will be assisted by Strength & Conditioner Zlatko Serovski

MINI ROOS – UNDER 9’s COACH

John Novaceski

Altona Magic are delighted to have John on board as our grass roots coach for 2022.

John has been involved in soccer for over 30 years starting out as a player who just enjoyed kicking the ball progressing through junior and senior football.

John has been part of the Miniroo structure for 8 years now always looking to improve our little Magicians.

MINI ROOS – UNDER 8’s COACH

Branko Micevski

Altona Magic are delighted to have Branko on board as our grass roots coach for 2022.

Another patron of the club spreading his involvement over the 9 years at Paisley Park.

Branko always looks to develop our little Magicians year to year  who also has love of inspiring kids at the grass root level.

MINI ROOS – UNDER 7’s COACH

Abbas Trad

Altona Magic are delighted to have Abbas on board as our grass roots coach for 2022.

Abbas has been involved with the game for over 30 years having played at a high level.

For 10 years his involvement at Magic has always been an assistant now has stepped into the role of taking the lead with our smallest starts.

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