The Club – Our People

There are many people that contribute to the success of Pukekohe AFC, all of whom we couldn’t do without – the committee, our members and their families, our coaches, our referees and our sponsors.

The Committee

Michael Lieshout

Vice President
Jason Paranihi

Vicki Wijdeven (primary contact)
Phone 021 100 6564

Situation vacant – if you’re interested, please contact the Secretary

First Kicks and Fun Football Coordinator (4-9 yrs old)
Suzanne Ihaia
Phone 021 992 595

Youth Coordinator (10-17 yrs old)
Dean Ihaia
Phone 021 748 894

Senior Coordinator (Men & Women)
Sam Baker
Phone 021 191 0541

Chris Rowe
Jonathan Davies
Andrew Bond
Cameron Williams

Our Members

Our members hail from all parts of the Franklin region and make up the core of the club. They range in age (from 4 years to very senior) and ability (from beginner to elite) and the actions of the club revolve around them.

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Our Coaches

Our coaches are committed to creating a positive football experience for our members. We value their enthusiasm and generosity, and try to support them where we can.

Coaching Courses

We encourage the development of our coaches, as the players in their care benefit from their education. Upcoming coaching courses are listed below. Please email the Secretary to register your interest.

  • Mon 8 April 2017 – AFF Introduction to Coaching (ages 4-9yrs)
  • Mon 19 & 26 June 2017 – AFF Level 1 Coaching (ages 8-12yrs)

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Our Referees

Refereeing football can be tricky business, especially when there are misbehaving players and/or supporters. Referees aim to make football games fair and enjoyable for all involved. We appreciate their efforts and try to support our referees where we can.

Referee Coodinator
Situation vacant – if you’re interested, please contact the Secretary

Refereeing Courses

  • Mon 15 & 22 May 2017 – Club-Based Referees (CBR) course, held at Pukekohe

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