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Kory Babington
5sports Director of Football

Kory designs 100% of 5sports Football programs, trains all our coaches, and conducts Football Academy and Holiday Camps sessions.

Kory is arguably Australia's most qualified and successful Junior Footballer Development Coach.

  • Trevor Morgan (FFA Technical Director) chose Kory to be his replacement as Westfields Sports High School (WSHS) Director of Football in 2014.
  • FIFA, via their consultants "Double Pass", recently conducted an in depth analysis of Korys WSHS program which resulted in FIFA acknowledging it as an outstanding program that consistently produces international level youth footballers.
  • Korys assistants at WSHS include 6 National Team coaching staff.
    I.E. WSHS is undoubtedly the home of Australia's best and most successful junior football development program . . . . and Kory is now in his 7th year as the head of that program.

Professional CV Basics

  • Bachelor of Health Science and Diploma of Education 2002
  • AFC/FFA A-License Football since 2008
  • Westfields Sports High School, Director of Football since 2014
  • PDPHE Teacher since 2003
  • Macarthur Bulls FC NPL Assistant Coach
  • Past Head Coach roles include Western Sydney Wanderers FC U20's, St George FC 1st Grade, FNSW U14's, Sutherland Shire FA SAP, . . .
  • Football Programming Consultant to XPS Network and their International clients since 2018.

5sports Head Coaches

Michael (Mickey) Neill



Dominico (Mecco) Tripodi




Both Mickey and Mecco came through Kory's football development programs as juniors.
Both have progressed on to professional careers as Footballers and Football Coaches.
Mickey played in the A-League before transitioning to a Professional Football Coach and Football Strength & Conditioner, while still starring NPL 1.
Mecco is now the Head Coach of Football at Illawarra Sports High School, and still finds time to play as a semi-professional.
They are supported by Jai Mellor (semi professional footballer) and a team or well trained coaches who have included the likes of Wellington Phoenix star Cameron Devlin.
Every coach at 5sports is trained and mentored by Kory, Mickey, and Mecco.

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