Chief Analyst and Technical Scout @ Central Coast Mariners
John Young is currently the Chief Technical Scout for the Central Coast Mariners FC and an academic researcher at the University of Canberra. Through the use of analytical formulas, the club provides an objective value to each player in the league for recruitment purposes. At an elite sports coaching level, for the past 16 years John has been successful in both swimming and triathlon. He was a coaching staff member of the 2000 Australian Swimming Open Water World Championships team and has qualified athletes for the prestigious Ironman World Championships. John has also presented Coach License Courses on behalf of the ASCTA. Demonstrating his all-round coaching ability he has been able to transfer this knowledge to other sports, achieving 3 National School Basketball Titles and a NSW Schools (Non-Elite) Rugby League Title.