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Overview

  • 2 references 2 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English
  • 37, Male
  • Member since 2012
  • Football coach, personal trainer, carpenter, animal techn...
  • University
  • From Greendale, New South Wales, Australia
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Preach good football and education.

ABOUT ME

I'm a former special education teacher, current business owner and professional football (soccer) coach. I am passionate about social justice and lifelong learning, love animals, good music and the outdoors. I have a pet dog and snake, a few tattoos and a sense of adventure.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

After hosting Couchsurfers for a few years under a different profile (a shared house with 3 of my best mates), I'm going to be traveling, with a plan to be in a different country for every New Year's Eve from here on. I want to see the world through the eyes of a local, develop an understanding of how the world views my country, and share my insights of different cultures.

Interests

I am a passionate coach, and spend as much time as possible in or around my sport. I'm also interested in architecture and history, and want to see the world.

  • animals
  • education
  • dining
  • coach
  • music
  • sports
  • soccer
  • teaching

Music, Movies, and Books

The Last Lecture, Jack Johnson, Busby Marou

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Sunset over the Himalayas.
Water harvesting in northern India.

Teach, Learn, Share

The Aussie wave, Australian Aboriginal culture

What I Can Share with Hosts

The world view of a man who has overcome homelessness, poverty, violence and abuse to become a teacher and a positive role model.

Football (soccer) analysis, debate and discussion. Or training.

Bad jokes.

Countries I’ve Visited

Australia, India, Singapore, Thailand, United States, Viet Nam

Countries I’ve Lived In

Australia

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