Meet our Staff

Carlos Garcia Alejos

HEAD COACH

Carlos is one of only a handful of coaches in Australia to hold a UEFA Pro License, plus notable professional coaching experience including Youth Coach at Real Madrid and most recently Senior Coach at Dubai Sports City working along side his friend, Real Madrid legend Michel Salgado.  Carlos, a spanish national, his wife and two children have relocated to Mackay to lead the crusade for our inaugural season in the NPL.

Tass Kalogirou

TECHNICAL DIRECTOR

Magpies Crusaders were lucky enough to secure Tass after making name for himself in the Mackay Football Community for his work with Wanderers Football Club and Whitsunday Anglican School Football Club. British born Tass provides a wealth of international experience having worked in a professional football capacity for over 10 years, in England, America, Canada, and now Australia. His real passion lies in developing youth players, and he is striving to consistently produce players for State, National and A League and first team selection at Magpies Crusaders United.

Dan Healy

OPERATIONS MANAGER

Dan has recently completed a FFA C Licence course, plus has completed an Associate Diploma in Applied Science for Sport & Recreational Leadership whilst he was in the Royal Australian Navy.  He has not only played, but also coached Senior Representative Football, both interstate and at local football clubs including Magpies, Wanderers and City Brothers.  Most recently Dan proved his sports management prowess whilst on the Queensland Basketball League committee.  Dans passion for football is evident through his tireless work to launch Magpies Crusaders United, with his ultimate goal to provide a sustainable, long term pathway for Mackay and Whitsunday footballers to have an opportunity to reach their full potential.