Northern NSW Football is pleased to announce Tye Olsen as Hunter Valley Football’s Newcastle Permanent Community Coach of the Year for 2020.
Olsen was nominated by Metford Cobras FC for his commitment over the duration of his service to the club.
Olsen coaches the club’s under-13s team and has a fantastic rapport with the children, whose parents are delighted with his approach to his coaching style and behaviour on the sideline.
His comments are always positive and encouraging, with Olsen described as an extremely passionate coach who is admired by not only his team but their parents and other members of the club.
Olsen’s knowledge of the game and kind, caring nature makes him a great coach and wonderful asset to the club.
Northern NSW Football Head of Football Development Peter Haynes said NNSWF were delighted to be able to recognise Olsen’s contribution.
“Coaching is one of the most important factors in the football experience had by our players,” Haynes said.
“It is important that coaches like Tye continue the great work they are doing at Metford Cobras FC so that their players develop a love for the game and continue to have the best football experience possible.”
Newcastle Permanent Chief Customer Experience and Delivery Officer Paul Juergens congratulated Olsen on becoming the recipient of the Newcastle Permanent Community Coach of the Year award for Hunter Valley Football.
“Coaches are integral in nurturing and developing the skills of young players to reach their full potential,” Juergens said.
“Newcastle Permanent is committed to supporting community football across northern NSW and recognising those coaches who demonstrate a passion and dedication to developing their teams.”
As the winner of their Zone’s Community Coach of the Year award, Olsen is now a nominee for Northern NSW Football’s Annual Newcastle Permanent Community Coach of the Year award to be announced during the week commencing 26 October.
About NNSWF’s Community Partnership with Newcastle Permanent:
Newcastle Permanent is the major partner of Community Football across northern NSW and has partnered with NNSWF since 2008, supporting the High-Performance Program and Junior Football Program.
Newcastle Permanent’s investment in football is one of its most important community partnerships and reflects the financial institution’s commitment to supporting the local community.
Integral to the Newcastle Permanent Community Football partnership is recognition of volunteers, coaches, referees and others on the ground who play a vital role in delivering the game across northern NSW.
The Community Partnership with Newcastle Permanent includes recognition programs such as Newcastle Permanent Volunteer of the Month, Newcastle Permanent Community Coach of the Month, Newcastle Permanent Referee of the Month, Newcastle Permanent Community Club of the Year, training tools for community coaches and volunteers, as well as the distribution of more than 10,000 free footballs to young players each year.