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Ange Postecoglou is the Head Coach of Australia’s national football team having just returned from the 2014 FIFA World Cup with the team. During the World Cup, Postecoglou and his team won wide praise for their style of football and resilience as a team.
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Ange is the most successful Australian club coach with two premierships, four championships and a continental title and created history when coaching the Brisbane Roar when his team went 36 games without a loss.
Ange is also the former National Youth Coach for the Football Federation Australia. His playing and coaching career has spanned 3 decades. Postecoglou was a Socceroo from 1986 through to 1989. He started his coaching career in 1993 as the Senior Coach for Western Suburbs in the Victorian League. After a stint at the South Melbourne Soccer club, he was the assistant coach of the Socceroos’ in the 4 years leading up to the 2004 Athens Olympics where he was a member of the coaching staff for the Australian team.
In 2000 he became the Australian National Youth Coach for under 17's and under 20's. His successes in this position include the Oceania Champions for both age groups in 2001, 2003 and 2005, as well as making the FINA World Cup Finals for both age groups in the same years. His teams have also won tournaments’ in Asia and South America over the past seven years.
Postecoglou is also involved in a variety of football media, in radio, print and television. Postecoglou is an accomplished speaker who can delivery speeches which encompass team building, goal setting and motivation.