Kory Babington
Director of Football

Kory has been our 'Director of Football' since 5sports opened in 2011
Kory programs and manages every Coaching Program at 5sports.
Kory appoints and trains every coach at 5sports.
Kory personally coaches a large number of squads at 5sports.

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

Qualifications :-

  • AFC A Licence
  • FFA & FNSW Coach Educator
  • Batchelor of Health Science, University of Western Sydney

Positions & Experience :-

  • 2015-Present. Westfields Sports High School Director of Football
    - Almost 100 Australian Rep Players have gone through Korys WSHS program.
  • 2016-Present. FFA High Performance Football School Technical Co-ordinator
  • 2016 7 2017. Western Sydney Wanderers 20's Head Coach
  • 2006-2014. Endeavour Sports High School Football Head Coach
  • Previously. Head Coach StGeorge FC, Head Coach Blacktown City, FNSW State U14 Team Head Coach, Assistant Coach Western Sydney Wanderers NYL
  • Football Consultant to Sideline sports international, providing Football Training content to all of their XPS Network International clients.

5sports Head Coaches

Michael (Mickey) Neill

Dominico (Mecco) Tripodi

Both Mickey and Mecco came through Kory's development programs at ESHS.
Both have progressed on to professional careers as Footballers and Football Coaches.
Mickey is currently playing for Newcastle Jets in the A-League and will resume coaching for us when he is able to leave the "Newcastle Jets covid bubble".
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 and many other past 'students' of Kory.

5sports Programs
Designed and managed by Kory

Watch the short video below and/or click on a program link below :-
- Football Academy for 5-15 year olds
- Holiday Camps for 5 to 15 year olds
- Private Lessons for all ages
Kory uses XPS Network coaching software for all his FFA, WSHS, & 5sports coaching programming and player development.

Got a question? CallĀ 02 9540 6555