Role:

Technical Director

Nationality:

  Japan

About:

Miya, as he is commonly known, has shaped youth football in New Zealand after producing some of New Zealand's top players over the past 15 years. Originally from Japan, Miya brings a modern footballing philosophy and style of play to New Zealand and oversee's player development at the Wellington Phoenix Soccer Schools.

Playing Career:

1992 – 1995

JEF United (J-League)

1995 – 1997

Shonan Bellmare (J-League)

1997 – 2000

Sanfrecce Hiroshima (J-League)

2000 – 2001

Canberra Cosmos (NSL)

2001 – 2003

Football Kingz (NSL)

International Honours:

1988 – 1990

U20 Japan National Team

1990 – 1992

U23 Japanese Olympic Team

Coaching Career:

2003

WYNRS Full Time Coach

2004

Head Coach of WYNRS

2007 – 2014

Academy Director of WYNRS Elite Academy

2007 – Present

Onehunga Sports Youth teams U13 ~ U19

2014 – Present

Onehunga Sports Mens First Team Head Coach

2015 – Present

Wellington Phoenix Soccer Schools.

Coaching Career Highlights:

2009 and 2010

Coaching Staff for the U20 Japanese National Team training camp in Australia

2006 and 2011

Coached Wynrs team for the One Nation Cup in Bremen, In Germany

2007 – 2013

Coached Central United (2007) and Onehunga Sports (2011 and 2013) to qualify to the Manchester United Premier Cup World Finals.

2008 – 2013

Coached U13, U14, U15, U17, U19 Metro league champions with Onehunga Sports

Coaching License:

NZ National Coaching License (2007)
NZ Senior Level 3 Coaching License (2012)
Invitee OFC A License in 2015