Box Hill United are pleased to have on-board Matthew Borowicz as the club’s new Technical Director for NPL boys and girls.
In this role, Matthew will primarily oversee the football program for both our junior boys and girls, as well as assist the senior men’s and women’s set-ups. He comes to us via our partnership with FutbolProject.
The 34-year-old has a wealth of youth coaching and administration experience in Australia and overseas, having previously worked with Knox United, South Eastern Piranhas and South Melbourne.
The former professional footballer from Poland further earned valuable football knowledge as part of the River Plate Oceania academy and Club Atletico 3 de Febrero in Paraguay.
Speaking about the current standard of Box Hill’s youth programs, Matthew said, “I think the standards are at a pretty good level, with the potential for even better outcomes.”
“Box Hill always have had a good tradition with youth footballers and are regarded as a tough opponent. I think that is still there.
“The club traditionally attracts players who like to play good football. This is in our core philosophy here to play attractive football. Both girls and boys are striving to do that.”
Explaining his coaching philosophy, Matthew added, “I don’t remember a time when I did not have a ball in my feet or in my hands, and I always play football. People that are in football understand that it is a way of life. So, I guess it is the way we live.
“In terms of coaching and developing footballers, my beliefs are always the same: number one is to create good human beings, and number two is to create footballers. We need to create good human beings, because all of them will become adults and they can contribute to society well.”