Dave Whalley C.V.


Coaching Qualifications

  • FFA Advanced Level 2 Goalkeeping Award – 2017
  • FFA Goalkeeping Instructor for Community Courses – 2011
  • FFA Advanced Level 1 Goalkeeping Award – 2010
  • Certificate 4 in Training and Assessment – 2008
  • Senior First Aid Qualification – 2008
  • FFA C Coaching Licence – 2008
  • ASCA Level 1 Strength and Conditioning Award – 2008
  • Youth and Senior Coaching Licences – 2006
  • Youth and Senior Goalkeeping Coaching Licences – 2006
  •  Attended UEFA B Course in      England – 2003
  • English FA C Licence – 2002

Coaching Experience and Achievements

  • Established Goalkeeping Centre of Excellence with Paul Turvill – 2011.
  • This provides Goalkeeping specific training for players of all ages and abilities.
  • Burnley FC Australasia Academy GK Coach
  • Works with ACE Cricket Academy players including sessions with the Western Warriors wicketkeepers

Inglewood Soccer Club –  Goalkeeping coach season 2016/2017.

Perth Glory Women’s goalkeeping coach 2011,2012,2013,2014

  • WA State Goalkeeping Coach since 2003
    • Helped produced Goalkeepers who have gone on to represent Australia in their various age groups, including
      • Aleks Vrteski, Tando Velaphi and Alex Pearson who have played for Perth Glory and have represented Australia at U17 and U20 level
      • Mark Birighetti who plays for Adelaide United and has played for Australia U17 and U20
      • Dejan Alexic who plays in the W.A. State league for Cockburn City and has represented the Australian schoolboy’s team.
      • Chris Barty who is a member of the Australian Paralympic Squad.
  • Goalkeeping Coach for Football West and South West Football since 2003
    • Developed and implemented methods and programs for involving outfield players into sessions with Goalkeepers,
    • Educated coaches in Goalkeeping techniques,
    • Organised, developed and delivered specific Goalkeeping sessions for coaching courses.
  • Assistant Coach for Fremantle City U14’s team in 2004
    • Team got to the finals
    • Responsible for coaching both the junior and senior Goalkeepers at Fremantle City.
  • Coach for Cockburn CityU14′s teams in 2003
    • Team reached finals
    • Responsible for coaching the junior Goalkeepers, including one State U 14 representative.
  • Designed and implemented the Football West AcademyGoalkeeping program with Paul Turvill since      2004
    • Provided a steady stream of young Goalkeepers who have gone on to play for their State in the various age groups and also the State leagues.
  • National Training Centre Goalkeeping Coach 2007.
  • Goalkeeping Coach at Canning City (State League football Club) 2004-2010.
    • Devon Spence has represented Perth Glory youth team and now plays for Perth in the State League as well as travelling to England for trials at Portsmouth Football Club in 2009.
  • Goalkeeping Coach at Forrestfield United  (State League football Club) since 2004
    • U18 Goalkeeper Jake Luik played for Western Australian Schoolboys team in 2010
  • Goalkeeping Development Coach at John Curtin Soccer Schoolin Fremantle since 2010
    • In its first year of the Goalkeeping program Brian Lim already managed to trial for the State U14’s team and make it through to the final 6 Goalkeepers
  • Private sessions with clients aged 11-53
  • Goalkeeping Clinics and School Holiday Clinics, which I run throughout the year designed for all age groups and ability levels.
  • Occasional sessions at Burnley Football Club in England coaching their academy Goalkeepers before emigrating to Australia in 2002

Player Experience and Achievements (Football)

  • Extensive 20 years playing experience with non-league clubs in England before retiring through injury and to concentrate on coaching.
  • Professional Goalkeeper with Blackburn Rovers 1983-1985 making appearances for the youth and reserve teams.