Nick Theodorakopoulos

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Nick Theodorakopoulos
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Personal information
Full name Nick Theodorakopoulos
Date of birth (1964-06-22) 22 June 1964 (age 50)
Place of birth Bathurst, Australia
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1983 Canterbury-Marrickville
1984–1985 Sydney Olympic 30 (10)
1989–1990 APIA Leichhardt 6 (0)
Teams managed
1991–1994 Canterbury-Marrickville
1995 Belmore Hercules
1995–2000 Wollongong Wolves
2001–2002 Kallithea FC
2002–2003 Parramatta Power
2006–2007 Newcastle Jets
2009 Sydney Olympic FC
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Nick Theodorakopoulos (born 22 June 1964) is an Australian football (soccer) coach.

Managerial career[edit]

He previously coached in the predecessor to the A-League, the NSL with now-defunct Parramatta Power.

His last coaching role was with the Newcastle United Jets in the A-League. He had promised to deliver better football and passing game than previous coach Richard Money. However, In October 2006 after recording no wins during the Pre-Season Cup and during the first seven rounds of A-League matches, Theodorakopoulos became the first coach to be dismissed in the club's A-League's history. His assistant Gary Van Egmond was instated as the caretaker coach. On 2 April 2009 was named as the new Head Coach of his former club Sydney Olympic FC,[1] he follow up of Aytek Genc[2] and was on 5 October 2009 released.

TV career[edit]

During the 2006 FIFA World Cup he was a TV analyst for SBS's coverage.

Personal life[edit]

He owns a flight agency in Sydney and is the acclaimed uncle of Australian cricketer Thomas Pantazis.

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