Rostrevor College Soccer Program

Adelaide's Leading Soccer College

Rostrevor has a proud and successful soccer heritage that continues to develop and educate stars of the game. Our exceptional soccer facilities and coaches are the envy of many schools and are backed by a soccer program which integrates with the College Curriculum. The program identifies and develops the sporting potential of young talent, while simultaneously fostering their leadership skills and values, giving them space to be 'men for others'.


About the Program

Rostrevor’s Soccer Program is one of the most comprehensive school soccer programs in South Australia. In 2022, the College introduced a dedicated Specialist Soccer stream as part of its Physical Education Curriculum to be overseen by the newly-appointed Coordinator of Soccer, Daniel Mullen.

Adding to the program is Terry Frangakis, who amongst being the First XI head coach, has been integral to the ideas and philosophies incorporated through our co-curricular programs. Mr Frangakis' vast experience, which extends to managing more than 30 coaches and 250 players at Club level, will allow him to mentor coaches from the Junior Years through to Year 12 to help them deliver high quality sessions that nurture, improve and develop the players under their care. 

Rostrevor’s Specialist Soccer stream will be taught by academic staff member and former Adelaide United A-League player, Mr Daniel Mullen. Mr Mullen’s sporting accomplishments include 185 professional games, a distinguished 10-year career in the A-League, two FIFA Club World Cups and representing Australia in its U20, U23 and Socceroos sides. Further to his playing career, Mr Mullen also holds his AFC/FFA ‘A’ licence for coaching. His extensive knowledge and experience has helped design the new Specialist Soccer curriculum, focusing on a holistic approach to elite soccer.


Integration with Your Club Commitments

  • Workshop analysis to complement Club training
  • Management of physical training loads
  • Club respect and integration

Player
Development
On-Field

  • Skills based
  • Technical analysis
  • Performance focused

Leadership Development
Off the Field

  • Resilience
  • Values
  • Ethics

Technological Performance Analysis

  • Integrating Veo artificial intelligence camera
  • Workshops
  • Data analytics

Club Representation

In addition to our successful College teams, our players represent clubs including, but not limited to, Adelaide United, North Eastern Metrostars, Campbelltown City, Modbury Jets, Adelaide Blue Eagles with many strong connections between our College and Adelaide's soccer elite.
 

Each week in winter, Rostrevor fields six Junior Year teams, starting from Year 2, and an impressive 12 sides in from our Middle and Senior years, including our dominant Firxt XI team featuring five NPL players.

Professional Coaching

Terry Frangakis - First XI Soccer Coach

Mr Frangakis brings a highly professional and competitive edge to Rostrevor's Soccer Program having played at State level (Victoria) and as the current Technical Director at North Eastern MetroStars for U12 to U18 squads. He has a strong focus on identifying talent early and developing pathways for junior players and led Rostrevor's First XI to victory in the SAAS north-east zone and to the State semi-final.

Key Accomplishments:

Skillaroos - State Development Team (2015 - current)
Junior Technical Director MetroStars U12-U18 (current)
Federation Cup Premiership Coach (MetroStars U18) in 2018 and 2019
Assistant Coach MetroStars First Team (2019)
First XI State Cup Champions, Division 1 Champions - Undefeated all season (Coach of the Year 2022).

Youth pathways 

Rostrevor is home to many emerging soccer stars who are already making their mark at the State and National Premier League level including Adelaide United's Adam Leombruno (Yr 12) and Noah McNamara ('20), MetroStars' Daniel and Luke Frangakis ('20) and Alessio Melisi ('20)  

Photo: Adelaide United Reserves Captain Noah McNamara with 2019 graduate and Central Coast Mariners recruit Luca Meggetto

Developing young talent

With six Junior Year teams starting from Year 2 and a further 12 Middle and Senior Year sides, Rostrevor has one of the most expansive soccer programs of any school in the State.

Teams are supported by College teachers and some professional coaches and regularly participate in SAPSASA, State and national competitions.

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