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Profile: George Gall

Meet George Gall, a Brazilian coach who works for the Ricki Herbert Football Academy in Tauranga, specialising in Futsal development. 

Mirko: Fulham trip was “a great experience”

Tauranga’s Mirko Brinkmann has returned from his three-week training stint with top English club Fulham, describing it as a “great experience.” Mirko got the opportunity to visit Fulham’s academy through last year’s RHFA national camp.

Some of the Tauranga Talent Development Centre players enjoying a training session.

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Meet our people

Staff of the Ricki Herbert Football Academy who work with this talent centre include:

ShaunOBrienShaun O’Brien

Shaun is the Head Coach for the RHFA’s Talent Centre in Tauranga, and is also the academy’s administration manager. He is an experienced coach, used to working with junior players at both club and provincial representative level. When not working with academy players, he coaches at the Mt Maunganui Junior Football Club. He also has experience coaching senior women’s players. For more on Shaun, click here.


Kharma Mcleod

Kharma Mcleod coaches with the Ricki Herbert Football Academy’s Tauranga Talent Development Centre, and is a promising local footballer. He was named the Mt Maunganui Junior Club Sportsperson of the Year for 2016. He also won the Golden Boot for topscoring for the Mt Maunganui U-19s and was Mt Maunganui U-19s Most Valuable Player (MVP) for 2016.

George Gall

Brazilian George Gall works for the Ricki Herbert Football Academy in Tauranga, specialising in the development of Futsal skills and working with the regional Talent Development Centre. For more information about Gall, click here.

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