Perth Glory announced on Friday the appointment of Alexander Epakis as the club’s new Westfield W-League Head Coach.
Epakis has guided Sydney University to three consecutive NPL Premierships in the past three seasons and worked as a Senior Assistant Coach at Canberra United. He was also Head Coach of Sydney FC’s Academy between 2015 and 2017 and holds both an A-Licence and a Master’s Degree in Sports Coaching.
Epakis says is excited by the opportunity to work with a Glory squad which is set to be packed with talented young WA players this season.
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“We want to build a culture and environment that we are all proud of,” he said.
“It needs to be based on core outcomes that give us the best opportunity to develop as a team and be competitive in each match.
“A commitment to weekly improvement and working towards a style of play and process are important pieces in what I would like us to achieve as a team.”
Glory CEO Tony Pignata is confident that Epakis is the man to drive the club’s Westfield W-League side forward.
“Alex definitely has the range of experience, knowledge and passion required to be a successful W-League Head Coach,” he said.
“He is an outstanding coach and individual who will leave no stone unturned in his efforts to ensure that we have a strong, motivated and competitive W-League team this season.