MetroStars confirm coaching appointments for 2022

Updated: Nov 15


MetroStars are pleased to announce the re-appointment of Rob Saraceno as the club's Head Coach for the 2022 National Premier League season.

Saraceno joined MetroStars in 2015 as an Assistant Coach to Michael Pirone before taking over as Head Coach midway through 2016. He led the club to consecutive Federation Cup wins in 2016 and 2017.

Saraceno will once again have the support of former MetroStars captain Adam van Dommele.


Van Dommele enjoyed an illustrious career for the club including captaining the club to the National NPL Title in 2014. Van Dommele played 233 matches for the club, currently sitting as the fourth most played matches for the club.


His achievements at the club as a player also includes captaining the squad from 2014 to 2016, 2 League Championships, 5 Minor Premierships and 3 Federation Cup titles.


Nick Bouzalas will also continue on as assistant coach, having proved himself to be an invaluable asset since joining the club in 2019.


Michael Rende has once again been appointed as Goalkeeper coach, having returned to the club in 2020.

As announced last week, we welcome Terry Westwood, who has has been appointed as Reserves coach while David Moffa returns as Under 18 coach. Moffa will be asissted once again by Lidio Matto and Tito Pignetti.


MetroStars Coaching Staff for Season 2022


Head Senior Coach: Rob Saraceno

Senior Assistant Coaches: Adam van Dommele & Nick Bouzalas

Goalkeeper Coach: Michael Rende

Reserves Head Coach: Terry Westwood

Assistant Coach: TBA


Under 18s Head Coach: David Moffa

Assistant Coaches: Lidio Matto, Tito Pignetti



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