Top administrator to coach Angels
THE Perth Angels Football Club announced the appointment of Gerry O’Dea as new senior coach for 2016
O’Dea, currently heading Yachting WA, previously worked for years at the WA Football Commission as the Falcons district manager, responsible for talent development programs and district coaching co-ordination.
He then held the position of chief executive at West Perth Football Club from 2009-2013, working closely with the Falcon District development staff.
Perth Angels FC president Kristy Geuer welcomed the appointment and said the Angels would benefit from O’Dea’s strong WAFL development background and skills training experience.
“We have an enthusiastic and committed senior squad and a talented youth team; we’re looking forward to the training experience and guidance Gerry will provide,” she said.
O’Dea said he was impressed with the attitude and culture of the Perth Angels and was looking forward to working with the players.