Alkimos football club continue to make huge steps forward both on and off the pitch. This announcement today sends out the right message to all the football community and our players that we mean business, as part of the 5 year plan we are thrilled to be able to attract high level quality coaches to continue our pathway. Alkimos FC’s Director of Football Russ Meredith said “As soon as I met John and Craig it was easy to see the passion and direction they wish to achieve for our new club, I’m excited to see our players benefit from their experience and passion for the game”. John and Craig have already begun to prepare for the upcoming season with the clubs Football Department.

John Evans: Amateur 1st Team Coach

Coming from a State league background in Divisions 1 and 2 John has built sides from the ground up, holds a “C” Licence in Western Australia. Achievements are winning Sunday League Amateur Cup, Runner Up in State League Cup and going a season undefeated at State League Level. Finishing in top 4 in both State league levels.

John said “I’m delighted to be coaching at Alkimos Football Club in 2022. A fresh new challenge where the club can go forward and continue the success from last season. Being part of this club is the challenge I hope for”. 

John Evans and Russ Meredith shake hands.
John Evans and Russ Meredith

Craig Stephenson: Amateur 1st Team Assistant Coach

Craig holds a C-Licence coaching badge along with an FA – A and B coaching licence and has coached for 16 years in WA Football Divisions, the last 6 years within NPL.

Craig said “I’m looking forward to working alongside John and looking forward to see what we can bring and achieve at Alkimos Football Club” .

Craig Stephenson and Russ Meredith shake hands.
Craig Stephenson and Russ Meredith

Other Back-room staff in place for Season 2022 is:

Michael Cuthbert: Football Technical Director and Masters Manager

Adam McElroy: Masters Head Coach

Russ Meredith: Amateur Reserves Coach

Basam Al-Qaisi: Amateur Reserves Assistant Manager

Russ Meredith: Junior Football Director

Men’s Metro League and Women’s Coaches TBC in 2022

Five men in Alkimos FC polo shirts.
Alkimos FC Football Department 2022