|Full name||Haris Vrbovac|
|Date of birth||22 February 1985|
|Place of birth||Geelong, Australia|
|Height||1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)|
|Playing position||Centre Back|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
Vrbovac was born and raised in the Victorian city of Geelong to a family of Bosnian heritage. He played from Under-10/Under-14 with Bell Park Junior Soccer Club in the Western Victorian Soccer Association. Whilst with Bell Park he represented the WVSA in the U-15's Victorian Country team.
Ian Greener, then Head of Coaching & Development at the Victorian Soccer Federation, spotted his talent and recommended him to the head coach of the Victorian Institute of Sport Football program, Ernie Merrick.
Vrbovac spent one year at the Victorian Institute of Sport and then moved on to the Melbourne Knights for the last season of the now defunct National Soccer League, where he made 5 appearances during a season.