2022 - U23 & Senior QPLW

The club is delighted to be competing in the Women's QLD Premier League in 2022. The club will be entering a U23 and Senior squad for this competition. The club's youngest high performance teams will play in the FQ Academy competition and the U14 and U16 teams will participate in the NPLW Youth competition.

Training for youth and SAP will be Tuesday & Wednesday afternoons/ evenings.

Training for first grade and U23 is Tuesday and Thursday evenings.

2Interested in joining one of our teams? 

Trials for the NPLW U23 & Senior Squad started in October 2021 and will continue into March 2022. Interested players should contact NPLW Technical Director Anthony Costa - anthony.costa@virginiaunitedfc.com.au, with their football resume. 

Our Coaches

CostaNPLW Technical Director / 1st Grade Head Coach - Anthony Costa

Anthony Costa has over 15 years experience coaching Women's and girl's football, and experience coaching First Grade men's teams. This is his 4th year at Virginia United Football Club, where he has guided our female football program from just community level, to now offering a complete high performance pathway for all female players as well as still offering community football.

Costa (as he is known), has previously won the BWPL Premiership and numerous Grand Finals during his time at his previous club. He is the only coach to win the BWPL coach of the year award on more than one occasion. In 2021, Costa was asked invited to coach the U15/16 NPLW Select team at Football Queensland's State Titles. He also was the Football Brisbane Female Football Coaching Mentor at the FQ Community Cup. At the end of the 2020 season he gained experience as a on-field support coach for the Brisbane Roar's W-League team volunteering for them for a couple of months.

274669327 506173054405306 7463785698029074592 n ( 1)U23 Head Coach - Joao Moreno

Joao is a passionate Brazilian football coach with years of experience coaching high level football and futsal alike. Joao is a FA Advanced License holder and has experience coaching various levels of football, from SAP through to women’s futsal and football.

VUFC- U- 841st Grade Assistant Coach / Program Analyst / U14 NPLW Head Coach - Priscilla Tan

Priscilla Tan has over 15 caps for the Singapore National Team, as well as years of playing experience in the NPLW. Pris is an Asian Football Confederation Advanced License holder and has experience coaching youth NPLW teams and assisting in the delivery of coach education courses.

274587669 476760070606932 3544610497376098821 nU23 Assistant Coach / U16 Head Coach - Ryan Parker

Ryan is an experienced football player, playing at premier league men’s level as well as having played at the elite youth level for many years. He is a FA Advanced Licensed qualified coach and has many years’ experience coaching female 1st XI football.

274513496 527487462034579 8735461197334081144 nProgram Goalkeeper Coach - Nathan Usher

Nathan is an extremely experienced goalkeeping coach. He has spent time being a goalkeeping coach at Brisbane Strikers and Caboolture FC. Nathan is currently working towards his Level 2 goalkeeping license.


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