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Football mentor for local clubs appointed

Shane Comber has joined the WaiBOP Football team.
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Shane will act as a co-ordinator and footballing mentor for clubs and schools in the eastern Coromandel Peninsula area – from Whangamata up to Coromandel town.

Based in Whitianga, Shane is very active in his local football community, using his experience, skills and network to help enhance the local game.

“There’s plenty of passion and enthusiasm for football in our area. One of my aims is to support and channel that by being a local point of contact and offering assistance to coaches, administrators and players,” he said.

“Having been a ‘local’ for a while now, I understand the challenges faced by the game in what is one of the more remote parts of the Waikato – Bay of Plenty region. Hopefully that understanding, along with the support of WaiBOP, will help us organise and grow the game in a way that best works for our area.”

Shane will be well known to many involved in football across the Waikato and Bay of Plenty region.

As a player, coach, and business owner he has been involved in the game for several decades.

Shane works remotely in Whitianga as Sales Account Manager for Fishing and Leisure NZ also Brand Manager/National Sales Manager for Mitre Sports NZ and Reusch.