Boasting over a decade of coaching experience, Graham Harvey has worked internationally at Loughborough University, Notts County FC and Rotherham United FC, and for domestic clubs including Western Pride FC, Brisbane Strikers FC and Whitsunday Miners.

Harvey has also held various education positions including Coach Developer AFC and B License at Football Queensland (FQ), Education Coordinator at Leicester City and Age Group Co-ordinator for GPS School Football.

With a track record of helping teams achieve success, Harvey led Western Pride to the 2017 National Premier Leagues (NPL) Queensland Championship and the U18 team to a premiership, and was named Ipswich City Council Coach of the Year in 2016.

Harvey also took the Whitsunday Miners to their first finals appearance in 2011, and the year after led the team to the Queensland State League Grand Final.

At IFCCA, Harvey will present on the topic, ‘NPL to Asia – The Alternative Pathway’, drawing on his recent experiences moving from the NPL Queensland’s, Western Pride to Hong Kong’s Eastern Lions Football Club.

Graham Harvey 

First Team Coach - Eastern Lions FC, Hong Kong 


2018 – Present | First Team Coach – Eastern Long Lions FC (Hong Kong)

2015 - Present | Coach Development AFC C and B license – Football Federation Australia/ Football Queensland


2015 - 2018 | Head Coach – Western Pride FC (NPL Queensland)

2014- 2015 | Education Coordinator – Leicester City and Derby Country FC

2014 | U13 Academy Coach – Notts Country FC and Rotherham United FC


2013 | Team and Conditioning Coach – Brisbane Strikers (NPL Queensland)


2011 – 2012 | Head Coach– Whitsunday Miners (Queensland State League)


2008 – 2013 & 2016 | Age Group Coordinator – GPS School Football





2017 – Master of Sports Coaching (Loughborough University)

2011 – Sports Trainer and First Aid (Sports Medicine Australia)  

2008 – Graduate Diploma in Education (University of Queensland) 


2005 – Bachelor of Science: Sports Studies (Honours) (University of Southampton)

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