NADER T. IBRAHIM - Founder
Nader is a founder of the organisation and has a Bachelor of Journalism from Egypt where he was born and lived for 27 years. Nader migrated to Australia in 2009 as international student where he has undertaken a Diploma in Community Service. Furthermore, Nader is currently studying a Diploma of Business Management at Adelaide Institute of Business and Technology AIPT as a scholarship through DCSI. Nader has a strong relation in the Egyptian and Muslim community in South Australia and has been active in many community events. Nader has been working in the community services sector for the last 5 years and has a great wealth of experience working in youth services, guardianship of the minister young people, mental health CALD community. Nader has previously worked for Life Without Barriers as the Centre Co-ordinator with the Immigration Program facilitating events, workshops and meaningful activities to clients on the ground.
IGOR F. NEGRAO - Founder
Igor is a founder of the organisation & has a Master’s Degree of Sports Management from ECU. Igor’s passion for the world game and sports in general guided him to become a physical education teacher back in his homeland of Brazil. Since then, Igor has been working with a number of sporting organisations as a Community Officer creating opportunities for disadvantaged kids to participate in sports. In 2013 Igor was the coach of the Australian football team in the Special Olympics Asia Pacific Games where he won a gold medal against Pakistan in the final, he has also coached the South Australian Paralympic Football Team in 2014 in the Paralympic Football Nationals and, more recently attended workshops in Singapore run by Tottenham Hotspurs for students with and without disabilities.
JOSHUA J. SMITH - Founder
Joshua is a founder of the organisation and has a Bachelor of Health Science majoring in Personal Development, Health & Physical Education from the University of Western Sydney. Joshua is also a qualified B Licensed Football Federation Australia and Futsal coach. Joshua’s experience in football coaching and community development span over ten years & over several states and territories. Recent involvements include developing the John Moriarty Football Program in the remote Indigenous community of Borroloola where he worked and lived for 3 years. Joshua worked in Sydney for several years after University developing community sport programs although his passion has been establishing local community Futsal programs in Fiji & Vanuatu. His most recent role was with Uniting Care Wesley Port Adelaide as a Youth Project Officer which has saw him develop one of Adelaide’s most successful youth programs “Football Life”. “Football Life” was a grassroots football program which saw over 200 kids from diverse cultures and backgrounds unite through the world game & won the most Inclusive Sports Award from the City of Adelaide in 2017.