Our coaches


Head Coach

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Khalid has been a prominent figure in the Wellington Futsal scene for several years now. He has played Football from the age of 8 and is currently a player for Wellington Olympic AFC. His passion has developed over 10 years playing futsal, as he has played in the National New Zealand Futsal Whites team in 2010/2011, and is currently a senior player in the Wellington Capital Futsal National League Mens team, dating back to 2010. His dedication to the sport has equipped him with the knowledge, skills and experience needed to then earn his Certificate in level 1 and 2 Futsal Coaching.

Khalid has many years experience as a futsal coach, and his most recent achievements are down to winning the 2016 Futsal Youth Nationals with his Capital Futsal U14 side, and the 2017 New Zealand Futsal Secondary Schools Nationals with both the junior and senior teams of St Patricks College.

Khalid also has a wide understanding of the Fitness industry through his work at City Fitness Gym, and is finalising his National Certificate in Fitness, level 3 Exercise Consultant. The Project Futsal Academy stemmed from Khalid’s passion for the sport, and his desire to promote the sport in hopes of creating a bigger Futsal community; and equipping the players of tomorrow with the necessary skills to become the best they can be.



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Coach (Goalkeeping)

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Mohsen has been a well-known member of the Futsal community in Wellington for several years. He started playing futsal at the age of 7, and his passion in futsal has grown since then. He has been a Goalkeeper for the Capital Futsal National League mens team, and the Victoria University of Wellington Futsal team since 2012. As a team player, he has achieved 2012-15 runners up in the mens Futsal Nationals, 2016 Champion, and 2017 runner up in the Tertiary Nationals. As an individual he has been the Golden Gloves winner in 2013 U19 Youth Nationals, 2016 and 2017 Tertiary Nationals. His passion and enthusiasm for Futsal led him to expand his knowledge and skills as a Goalkeeper and a coach in Futsal.

Mohsen has been a Futsal coach for Capital Futsal U14 and U16 teams, which placed in the top four teams for 2014-16 National Leagues. He has coached the Wellington College Senior team in 2015, and the Scots College Senior teams since 2016. Furthermore he is the current goalkeepers coach for the Capital Futsal Youth National teams.

Mohsen has a wide understanding of Futsal, and he has taken Futsal Level 1 Coaching, Futsal Level 1 Refereeing, and first aid course certificates. Moreover he has a high dedication to the sport and he achieved the Victoria University Blues Award for 2015 Sport Excellence.