National Premier Leagues NSW Women’s club Illawarra Stingrays have appointed Anthony Guido as its new Head Coach for the 2022 season.
The 44-year-old played in the NSL for the Wollongong Wolves as well as winning a scholarship as an 18-year-old with Ipswich Town before playing fifteen years in the Illawarra Premier League where he took out 4 Premierships, 4 Championships as well as winning 3 Golden Boot awards.
Guido was the Head Coach of the club’s Under 17’s squad this year but was also the assistant coach at Wollongong Olympic from 2016 till this season.
“Anthony will bring passion, high energy, a winning spirit and fitness focus,” the Stingrays stated in their official press release.
“He has excellent game management skills that come from playing at high levels himself.
“Anthony has a very professional approach and is genuinely invested in the players, their pathways and careers.”
The Stingrays also announced that Troy Spink has taken over as the club’s new Technical Director.
The former Macarthur Rams TD and ex-Bankstown City Lions Head Coach and TD has taken over Alan Sheldrick who has been with the South Coast club for many years.
While finally the club also announced Elyse Finlayson as the new Reserve Grade coach for the 2022 season.
The former Stingrays footballer is looking forward to giving back to the club she spent many memorable years at as a coach in search of more rising young female talents in the South Coast area.