Adriano Pellegrino

High Performance Coach @ Australian College of Sport

Adriano is an Australian and international footballer who has had a 15 year professional career playing in Australia, Europe, America and South East Asia. In the A-League Adriano has played for Adelaide United, Perth Glory and the Central Coast Mariners. He also represented Australia as a member of the U-20 team that qualified for the 2003 FIFA World Youth Championship.

In 2008/09, Adriano was awarded Most Glorious Player by his peers, garnering 23 points for his performances throughout the season, eight points clear of the runner up. During that campaign he scored a sensational goal which was nominated for the coveted Goal of the Year award. In 2013 he won the A-League title with the Central Coast Mariners and played the Asian Champions League. Following he played in Malaysia for Kedah FA, was the first ever Australia to play in the Cambodian Premier League for Phnom Penh Crown FC, and then moved over to Thailand to be promoted into the Thai 1st Division with Nong Bua Pitchaya FC. Adriano also had a season playing in the USL Soccer league in America for the Tulsa Roughnecks FC.

Adriano is now High Performance Coach, Australian College of Sport, Director, Rept FC and Director, Technology in Sport, Pernix.