Welcome to our Youth information page

Our Youth grades are specially designed for both boys and girls between the ages of 13 and 17 yrs old. Games are played on various fields across the North Shore and West Auckland as announced by the Northern Football Federation. 

Please see their website, www.nff.org.nz for detailed maps and ground locations.

13th grade to under 17s play on a full size field with full size goals.

The team sizes are usually between 14 to 16. There are 11 players on the field at a time including a goalkeeper.

Each player should be wearing Albany shirt, shorts and socks for their game.  If you have not yet purchased this, or don’t have one from last year (or handed down from a sibling), please see here. Players must also be wearing shin pads and boots for their game – these can be purchased at any sporting outlet, however we recommend going to Ultra Football Albany, and shopping our recommended products by selecting "Club" on their website, "Albany United FC" then using access code AUFC20.

Youth Information

Junior & Youth Committee

Garry Trewin - Junior & Youth Chairman

Garry has been part of the Junior Committee (which oversees First KicksJuniors & Youth Football) since 2017 and has held the role of Committee Chairman since 2018. His appointment to the role saw him nominated as McDonalds coach of the year for past 2 years and also as a finalist at the North Harbour Sports Excellence Awards 2019 in the category of Volunteer of The Year. As well as being part of the Junior Committee, Garry has helped playing for a couple of senior teams and coaches/supports junior teams.

Supports: Manchester United
Favourite Player: David Beckham

Contact Garry by email - JuniorsYouth@albanyunited.org

Mike Sanders - Management Board Member

Mike is a Management Board Member, Junior and Youth Committee Member and joint coordinator of Summer Football.

Contact Mike by email - MikeS@albanyunited.org

Julie Harrison - Community Liason Officer

Contact Julie by email - Julie@albanyunited.org

Paul Smith - Committee Member

Paul Smith has been coaching junior teams at Albany United for a number of years and is currently coaching the 11th Grade Development team. He has four children playing for teams at the club.  He is also a qualified referee, and has the misfortune to support Newcastle United.

Contact Paul by email - paul.smith@albanyunited.org

Mark Harrison - Committee Member

Mark Harrison was new to the Club in 2019 when his 3 sons, one in 6th grade and twins in 9th grade, started. Mark took on Coaching his sons 9th grade team, and soon after joined our Committee and could often be found behind the BBQ at our Tournaments. Of course this lead to his daughter joining the Club as well for Summer Football in 2019.

Josh Hunt - Committee Member

Contact Josh by email - 


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