DOUBLE DELIGHT FOR COERVER® ACT KID ELLIE CARPENTER
Coerver® Coaching ACT Kid, Ellie Carpenter, was today announced as a member of the 2019 FIFA Womens World Cup Squad, representing Australia. Affectionately known as the 'Matildas,' the Australian team will be aiming to take on the world's best teams and lift the trophy, with Eliie being an integral part of the team. Ellie's 5 years spent training in the Coerver® Coaching ACT Performance Academy holds her in good stead to compete at International level and her strength of being able to run with the ball and win the 1v1 situations will contribute to Australia's success.
Ellie was also nominated for, and won, the Young Footballer of the Year for her outstanding performances during the 2018/19 W-League season representing Canberra United. Ellie was also the Young Footballer of the Year for the 2017/18 season and is only the second player in history to win the award in back to back seasons.
Ellie Carpenter pictured during filming as part of the Coerver Coaching Select Squad and representing Australia
Coerver® Coaching ACT Technical Director, Adrian Haynes stated "Everyone at Coerver® Coaching ACT wishes Ellie the best of luck at the World Cup and congratulates her on this prestigious award. It's been great to see Ellie continue her development after spending 5 years in the Coerver® Coaching ACT Performance Academy. Ellie is a great role model for all Coerver® Coaching ACT players to aspire too."
Ellie pictured with Coerver coaches Simon and Adrian, along with Coerver Kid Zac Barbartano
Coerver® Coaching ACT coach Simon Bugden recalls Ellie's development in the Coerver® Coaching ACT Performance Academy "Ellie is the epitome of what it means to be a Coerver® player. She enjoyed the challenge of learning new skills in a competitive environment and Ellie was intrinsically motivated from a young age. Ellie understood the importance of home practice and was an outstanding example to her peers in the Coerver® Coaching ACT Performance Academy. During a filming session in Japan, her technical skills, athletic ability and professional approach gave an insight into her potential."
Everyone at Coerver® Coaching ACT wishes Ellie and the Matildas good luck in the World Cup. We look forward to cheering them on to glory.