|Full name||Chadwick Reuben Coombes|
|Date of birth||9 September 1983|
|Place of birth||Hamilton, New Zealand|
|Height||1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|2003||North Shore United||?||(1)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19 December 2009.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 4 March 2010
Chadwick Reuben Coombes (born 9 September 1983) is a New Zealand born association football player who currently plays as a midfielder for Waitakere United in the ASB Premiership. Before joining Auckland City in 2004, he played for the Football Kingz in the now defunct Australian NSL.
Coombes played with the Football Kingz in the National Soccer League before it went defunct, and moved to Auckland City FC. He has represented Auckland City in their first FIFA Club World Cup appearance in 2006, in which they failed to impress, losing every game, and failing to score a single goal, however he made history when he became one of the first Auckland City players to score in the 2009 competition in which he scored the second goal in their 2–0 win over United Arab Emirates club Al Ahli.
Coombes signed for WaiBOP United for the 2014–15 ASB Premiership season Despite showing promise for the club on the pitch, he returned to Waitakere United for the 2015–16 ASB Premiership season.
Coombes made his international debut on 3 March 2010 after being called up to the national team for their pre-world cup friendly against Mexico as a replacement for Craig Henderson who was injured whilst training for his club. New Zealand would go on to lose the game 2–0.
Coombes was a teacher of physical education and health at Rutherford College in Auckland. He then moved to Massey High School where he continued to teach physical education and health. He also took on the role of coaching the girls first XI. He is currently the Director of Sport at Onehunga High School in Auckland.
Club career statistics
(National Soccer League)
|Club||Season||NZFC||Club World Cup||Oceania||Total|
|Auckland City FC
(New Zealand Football Championship)
|Last updated 11 April 2010|
With Auckland City
- ACFC Young Player of the Year: 2004–05
- ACFC Supporters Player of the Year: 2008–09
- New Zealand Football Championship: 2004–05, 2005–06, 2006–07, 2008–09
- OFC Champions League: 2006, 2009, 2012
- 2006 FIFA Club World Cup: – 7th
- 2009 FIFA Club World Cup: – 5th
- 2011 FIFA Club World Cup: – 7th
- "Australian Player Database". OzFootball. Retrieved 21 December 2009.
- 2006 FIFA Club World Cup – New Zealand squad
- Maddaford, Terry (11 December 2009). "Soccer: Gritty win adds to NZ's dream run". The New Zealand Herald. Retrieved 23 September 2011.
- "FA Cup Preview". GetHampshire.co.uk. 23 September 2010. Retrieved 16 October 2010.
- "Kiwi International makes Fleet debut". Fleet Town FC. 18 September 2010. Retrieved 16 October 2010.
- "Centurion back for Auckland". New Zealand Football. 5 October 2011. Retrieved 8 January 2016.
- "2012–2013 SQUAD". Retrieved 8 January 2016.
- Anderson, Ian (5 August 2014). "Coombes returning to play for WaiBop United". Stuff.co.nz. Retrieved 8 January 2016.
- "FAMILIAR FACES MAKE RETURN". 3 November 2015. Retrieved 8 January 2016.
- "Coombes plays for place in cup team". nzherald.co.nz. 4 March 2010.
- New Zealand 0 – 2 Mexico
- Coombes: What an experience