Community Corner

Stay up to date with the latest Central Coast Mariners community news in Community Corner.

Stay up to date with the latest Central Coast Mariners community news in Community Corner.


Monday 19 August, 2013 Central Coast Mariners players and staff were out and about in the Community at the weekend.

On Saturday, a number of the boys visited Erina Fair to assist with the Club's Membership drive.

On Sunday, Joshua Rose, Marcel Seip, Trent Sainsbury and Tommy Slater tried their skills at Powerchair Football. Click here to check out a gallery of images with the boys in action!


Friday 16 August, 2013 Our team were out at Kincumber Roos FC last night to help the kids polish up their skills!

We got some great feedback from fans on Twitter!

Tomorrow we're holding two Membership Drives, one at Westfield Tuggerah and another at Erina Fair. Come along and meet the players between 12pm and 1pm, and talk to our staff about our wide range of Member options!

Click here to find out more about these events!


Tuesday 13 August, 2013 Our players have been out and about over the past week at a range of events.

Last Thursday, the whole team visited Terrigal United FC for another our popular Club Nights.

Last Friday, Matt Simon, Zac Anderson and Patrick Zwaanswijk slept outside at The Australian Reptile Park in Somersby to help raise money for Coast Shelter. Club Ambassador Lawrie McKinna also took part.

And last Saturday, Trent Sainsbury and Hayden Morton visited Northbridge Plaza to meet some of the Club's fans from the northern suburbs of Sydney.

Tonight the boys will be visiting the kids at Killarney Vale FC to help run their Tuesday training session and sign autographs.


Friday 1 August, 2013 We held our 2013 Club Ambassador Launch at Mingara Recreation Club on Wednesday evening. Check out the images below with youngster Michael Neill and Zachary Anderson with their local Club representatives.

For a full wrap for the evening, please CLICK HERE.


Tuesday 30 July, 2013 A reminder that tonight we will visit Gwandalan FC at Tunkawallan Oval between 5:30pm and 7:00pm for our next Club Night.

We also have a community activity tomorrow, with our official Club Ambassador Launch to be held at Mingara Recreation Club. Each Mariners player will be assigned to a local Central Coast club for the duration of the 2013/14 Hyundai A-League season.


Monday 29 July, 2013 The boys ventured to Avoca FC last Thursday night to help the kids practice their skills. Thanks to the crew from Avoca FC for sharing some of their shots from the evening!

Nick Montgomery gets a piggy back from Tom Slater!

Michael Neill, Nick Fitzgerald and Marcos Flores pose for a photo with a fan!


Thursday 25 July, 2013 The team visited Gosford City FC on Tuesday night, and will be helping the kids from Avoca FC hone their skills this evening.

Here's a snap of Hayden Morton helping coach young players at Gosford City FC earlier this week.

Meanwhile, we are pleased to announce that Coast Shelter are the first of five Official Club Charity Partners for the 2013/14 Hyundai A-League season. Find out more about our alliance with Coast Shelter by clicking here.


Monday 22 July, 2013 Feedback from fans helps guide our inspire our efforts in the community, and we've been receiving some great comments recently from supporters via our official Facebook and Twitter accounts.

Brent Griffiths and Marcos Flores were out and about at the weekend, and the following feedback came in after they visited Gosford City FC and Kariong FC on Sunday.

What are we up to in the community this week?

A-League All Stars Joshua Rose and Michael McGlinchey are at a Charity Golf Day today, while tonight we have our second Fan Forum of 2013 at Ettalong Beach Memorial Club. Kick-off is 7:00pm.

On Tuesday and Thursday we'll be holding Club Nights for Gosford City FC and Avoca FC respectively.

Keep checking Community Corner for more Mariners community news...


Friday 19 July, 2013 The Club continued its 2013 community engagement efforts last night with a visit to Wyoming FC.

The boys had a great time at Alan Davidson Oval, helping coach the kids and spreading the Mariners gospel to the Coast.

The next Central Coast Mariners Club Night of the year is next Tuesday 23 July at Gosford City FC. Images courtesy of Alistair Kennedy


Wednesday 17 July, 2013 The team travelled to Bateau Bay last night to help coach and inspire the kids at The Entrance-Bateau Bay FC at the second Club Night of 2013.

Check out these two Vines posted to our official Twitter account last night, showing Zachary Anderson, Marcos Flores and Anthony Caceres coaching kids from the Club.

The boys will be at Alan Davidson Oval in Wyoming on Thursday night for the third Central Coast Mariners Club Night of the year.
Tuesday 16 July, 2013 Last night, Central Coast Mariners skipper John Hutchinson, goalkeeper Justin Pasfield, defender Brent Griffiths and striker Adam Kwasnik ventured to Event Cinemas Tuggerah to take in the latest Superman movie, Man of Steel.

The four players were at the pictures as part of the Club's initiative to reward the volunteers of local Central Coast football clubs with tickets to the screening of the movie.

This evening, the whole Mariners squad will be at Pat Morley Oval in Bateau Bay to help inspire the kids of The Entrance-Bateau Bay FC.


Friday 12 July, 2013 The boys were out and about around the Wyong Shire Council area yesterday, with youngster Hayden Morton joining star midfielder Michael McGlinchey at Lake Haven Shopping Centre as we continued our 2013/14 Membership Drive.

The boys helped our girl on the ground Carly Carmichael sign up some new Members for our Championship defence as we edge closer towards 50 per cent of our Member target.

In the evening, the focus for the Mariners shifted to the kids at Kanwal FC. After helping run several training sessions, our Champion squad signed posters and posed for photos with the kids, as well as Kanwal's mascot.

Central Coast Mariners FC will hold 12 more 'Club Nights' throughout the pre-season as we connect with the local community.


Thursday 11 July, 2013

We love receiving positive feedback from our fans regarding our community initiatives. Jacqui Knight's son George attended our School Holiday Clinics in Tuggerah this week, and sent through the following message to Mariners HQ.

"Just wanted to say what a fantastic time my son had at today's clinic. Thank you so much to everyone involved. That was so wonderful to let the kids hold the trophy and have the players available for autographs. A very memorable day for George. He went to every home game this season and has made 3 of the 4 finals so a very happy chap to get so up close and personal with the trophy, as you can see. Please extend my thanks to the holiday clinic team."


Tuesday 9 July, 2013 This pre-season, the 2013 Hyundai A-League Championship winning Central Coast Mariners FC will be out and about in the region supporting a range of community events and initiatives.

With the majority of the team reconvening for the start of training yesterday, the boys are hitting the ground running by heading out to see the kids at Kanwal Rovers FC this Thursday evening.

Central Coast Mariners Club Nights provide junior footballers across the region the chance to meet the stars of the Hyundai A-League, with the players helping train the kids at their session.

Following the training component, each child receives a complimentary Mariners pack, and the chance to get autographs and photographs with the team.

This pre-season, the Mariners will be visiting the following junior clubs:

Thursday 11 July Kanwal Rovers FC

Tuesday 16 July The Entrance-Bateau Bay FC

Thursday 18 July Wyoming FC

Tuesday 23 July Gosford City FC

Thursday 25 July Avoca FC

Tuesday 30 July Gwandalan Cobras FC

Thursday 1 August Umina Eagles FC

Tuesday 6 August Tuggerah United FC

Thursday 8 August Terrigal United FC

Tuesday 13 August Killarney Vale District

Thursday 15 August Kincumber Roos FC

Tuesday 20 August Southern & Ettalong United

Thursday 22 August Budgewoi FC

Sandwiched in-between the Mariners 2013 Club Nights, the A-League Champions will host its Club Ambassador Launch at Mingara Recreation Club on Wednesday 31 July.

At the event, each Central Coast Club will be assigned a Mariners player as their dedicated representative for the 2013/14 Hyundai A-League campaign.

Each local Club will also receive an autographed Mariners playing shirt to raffle off to raise funds for their organisation, or hang proudly in their canteen or Club house.

This event will commence at 7:00pm.