Date Posted
13th Jan 2021

Coach Announcement - Women's Head Coach

We are happy to announce the appointment of Eric Jones to the position of Women's Head Coach, supported by Director of Football and former Head Coach, Liam Martin.

Eric has played in New Zealand for several years, along with coaching Junior, Youth and Senior players across NZ. Eric has gained experience at several clubs including Melville, Te Atatu, East Coast Bays, Forrest Hill Milford and Christchurch United AFC.

He has also worked for SoccerPlusNZ for many years giving him invaluable insights across the game as a whole.Jones is a well known character in the men's football game who loves coaching & developing players to the highest level.

This is his first time taking the lead role in women's football and he is happy to be given the opportunity by Papakura City Football Club to broaden his knowledge in the women's game.

"His coaching was of a very high level, indeed helping many young players to secure spots in both NZ Football Academy's and the Northern Football Federation representative teams." Joe Daw.

Welcome to Papakura City FC Eric!