Three new team members arrive at Northern Regional Football

Northern Region Football have three new team members and the federation has farewelled two staff.

The new arrivals are:

Kailey Short
Leverage and Legacy Community Activator

Announcing the appointment, NRF said:

“Kailey’s role is helping co-ordinate and deliver the Fantails, Kicking it and Kōtuitui programmes, as we look to make the most of the FIFA WWC 2023 opportunity.

“Currently coaching an U-14 girls’ team and plays for the Premier Women’s team at West Coast Rangers, Kailey previously worked at Lion Foundation and has spent six years with the Royal New Zealand Navy.”

Josh Greet
Communications assistant

“Josh joins us part-time to help cover and boost the Lotto NRFL and other football action online, and to help tell our FIFA WWC 2023 leverage and legacy stories.

“Josh is involved in football and futsal in a myriad of roles, including communications, marketing, coaching, Futsal Super League and delivering a Fantail Hub with Papakura City, and serves as an analyst with the Futsal Whites while also studying part-time.”

Aidan Wong
NRF Community Futsal and Alternative Formats Lead

“Aidan is very familiar with NRF’s football / futsal system through his time as a player and his work with NFF and the Wellington Phoenix. Aidan joins us after working with IRONMAN Oceania and is looking forward to making an impact. His first day will be July 26.”

Other NRF team changes

Korouch Monsef will be NRF’s acting Operations and Development Manager until the end of the winter football season. This follows the departure of Matt Southerden, who has taken up an opportunity in the travel industry.

Monsef was the Federation Development Manager and has been with NFF and NRF for many years. His focus is supporting and leading the competition and development teams.

“Many of you will know Korouch from his long service with us, and it’s heartening to have a leader with his experience in this role,” NRF said.

“We’ve also said goodbye to Steve Trim, our Area Manager in West Auckland, after five years with us.

“We wholeheartedly thank Steve for his dedication and passion for football in his beloved West Auckland. We wish Steve well with what’s next for him.

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