Willy Gerdsen to coach Canterbury United for 2015/16

Willy Gerdsen will coach Canterbury United in what is likely to be the last year of the ASB Premiership after previous coach, Sean Devine, left by mutual consent.

In addition to his duties as Director of Coaching and Premier team coach with East Coast Bays, Willy has also been Assistant Coach to the NZ Under 17 and later the U20 squad as well as coaching WaiBOP and SC Wanderers in the ASB Premiership. He holds a UEFA "A" Level Coaching Licence plus a New Zealand Level 3 coaching licence. A member of the German Football Coach Federation he also has a Masters Degree in Health Science in Sport and Excercise.

Willy will continue his employment with East Coast Bays and take over at Canterbury in September.


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