Stories courtesy of NZ Football and earlier Phillip Rollo
05/07/18 Nelson Pine Industries LVL Tasman United have appointed the highly respected Andy Hedge to the Head Coach position for the upcoming ISPS Handa Premiership season. Hedge is well known in NZ football circles, is a UEFA A qualified coach, and was previously in the National League with the Wellington Phoenix Reserve team from 2014-2017. Prior to that Hedge, has held roles with NZ Football and Capital Football. Nelson Bays Football General Manager Nic Foster was delighted with the appointment “Andy is a fantastic signing and a huge coup for the franchise. Having a top-level coach in this region will enable our team to be very competitive. His background in youth development also appealed to us and his man-management skills are second to none. It’s an exciting time for this club, with Matt Campbell our Tasman United Operations manager and Andy now able to build a squad that competes with the best in the country”.
11/05/18 Nelson Bays Football are delighted to announce Matt Campbell as the new Tasman United Operations Manager for 2018/2019 season. Campbell was appointed from a strong list of candidates and brings a wealth of knowledge about the franchise having been involved from day one. The appointment is a new one for Nelson Bays Football who are looking to strengthen the franchise both on the field and off the field. Matt Watson was pleased to have someone of Matt’s expertise in the role “ Matt Campbell is very football savvy and knows the Tasman United challenges and brings a great energy and expertise which will help us develop the Tasman United brand into a highly thought of Football entity”. Campbell will be working closely with the new General Manager of NBF Nic Foster and the Tasman United board. Mark Sheehan the Tasman United Chair was also particularly pleased with the appointment “Tasman United has had two great seasons but we are ambitious and really want this franchise to achieve great things. There is an awful lot to do and having someone like Matt Campbell managing operations is going to make the outfit even more professional and ultimately successful.” Campbell will hit the ground running in early June. Tasman United play their first 2018 match in early October.
23/04/18 Appointment of new Nelson Bays Football General Manager: The board of Nelson Bays Football (NBF) has appointed Nic Foster as its new General Manager. He will start in the role on May 1st and replaces Clive Beaumont who resigned in early March. Foster comes into the role with more than 13 years’ experience in local football but he also brings an entrepreneurial management background from within the arts sector. He has created and managed Art Expo Nelson since 2012 and developed the show into a nationally recognised success. NBF chair Matt Watson is excited about the appointment “Nic brings a fresh approach to the role and has expertise across a lot of areas the association can really use at this moment. He knows the footballing landscape and understands the importance of a sporting association’s need to future proof its aspirations with sound strategic planning.” The association is also looking to appoint an Operations Manager for the Tasman United Youth and National League teams.
25/03/18 Team Wellington join Auckland City in the final - read more
18/03/18 Team Wellington and Auckland to host semi-finals - read more
11/03/18 Tasman United beat Phoenix Reserves 3 - 2 and Auckland City on cusp of minor premiership - read more
04/03/18 Eastern Suburbs climb the ladder with win over Waitakere - read more
25/02/18 Away sides earn narrow wins in rounds only 2 games - read more