Club Information

Inaugurated in 1997, we've steadily progressed to Newcastle's top tier of football, and we're here to stay.

Contact Info


ABN: 38 187 959 086

Cooks Hill United Football Club is based in the heart of Newcastle. We're two-hours from Sydney, 35mins from Lake Macquarie and surrounded by beautiful beaches, parks, café's, restaurants and bars.

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Member Protection Information Officer (MPIO)- Ben Fitzgerald

The Member Protection Information Officer (MPIO) is the first point of call for any enquiries, concerns or complaints about harassment, abuse or other issues you may have regarding our football club.


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Injury Reporting

For injury reports to be lodged with Newcastle Football - Must be lodged to Newcastle Football via the Club within 7 days of when the incident occurred.

Our People

Executive Committee

Brendan McManus
Junior Vice President
Di Spurway
General Member
Fiona Robinson
General Member
Jay Prinsen
Jeff Evans
General Member
Matthew Helinski
General Member
Mitch McPherson
Senior Vice President
Nigel Bosworth
Sean Fitzgerald
Warwick Sommer
General Member

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Chris Zoricich
Head Coach
Craig Deans
Technical Director

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Life Members

Adrian Leonard
Cath Howard
Craig Heigh
David Morley
Di Spurway
Jeff Evans
Lee Bateman
Matt Borsato
Matthew Helinski
Nigel Bosworth
Pete Roworth
Richard Howard

Our Facilities

The home of Cooks Hill United Football Club is in the heart of Cooks Hill. Our Juniors, All Age and Women play at National Park on Union Street, while our NPL side's home ground is across the road at Fearnley Dawes Athletic Centre ('Athfield') on Smith Street.

'Athfield' - Fearnley Dawes Athletic Centre

Receiving major upgrades to the playing surface in 2021/2022, the home ground features an iconic grandstand, pro-level change-rooms, ample parking, accessible toilets and a fully serviced canteen.

View from the pitch looking across a match and up toward the grandstand at Athletics Track
National Park (Union Street)

Also receiving major upgrades to the playing surface (2018-2022), National Park is the home of our Juniors and District Senior sides on a Saturday, and hosts training for all sides throughout the week.