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OUR FOUNDATION

Adelaide Elite Football Academy has been founded on the principles of supporting footballers to reach the next level in their development and become elite. Adelaide Elite was founded by Steven Grelli who has been dedicated to the game in South Australia as a player and coach for over two decades. As an accomplished past player and based on his experiences, Steven is now in a position to pass on his knowledge and mentor in an environment that will create the next generation of elite footballers. 

Steven is passionate about instilling strong values in young athletes and is dedicated to helping to develop footballers into the best players they can be through hard work, dedication and a strong foundation of skill, work ethic, attitude and good sportsmanship. 

Our Foundation

Adelaide Elite Football Academy was founded by Steven Grelli who has been extensively involved in the game as a player and coach in South Australia for over 2 decades. As an accomplished past player and based on his experiences, Steven is now in a position to pass on his knowledge and mentoring in an environment that will create the next generation of Elite footballers.

 

Steven is passionate about instilling strong values in young athletes and is dedicated to helping to develop footballers into the best players they can be through hard work, dedication and a strong foundation of skill, work ethic, attitude and good sportsmanship. 

- National Premier League Champion, 2014

- State League Player of the Year, 2013

- FFSA Sergio Melta Medalist, 2011

- SA Senior State Team vs. Olyroos, 2011

- Metro Stars Best & Fairest, 2010,. 2012 and 2014

- Metro Stars Super League Premiers, 2009

- SA Senior State Team vs. WA, 2008 & 2009

- Veneto Calcio, Italy, 2007

- Adelaide galaxy Best & Fairest, 2004

Steven Grelli

Founder &

Head Coach

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 Certifications

- B Licence in Soccer Coaching, 2018

- Bachelor of Applied Science (Human Movement & Health Studies), 2009, UniSA

- Bachelor in Education, 2009, UniSA

- Diploma, Coaching & Development

- Fitness Certificate IV, Personal Training

Achievements

- FFSA Life Membership, 2020

- FFSA Sergio Melta Medalist, 2011

- FFSA Bob Telfer Medallist, 2013

- Club 'Best & Fairest', 2008, 2010, 2013 & 2014

Team Achievements

 - NPL Champions, 2014

 - League Champions, 2009 & 2012

- Minor Premiers, 2009, 2010, 2011,              2013 & 2014

- Under 16 Cup Champions, 2020

- Under 12 League Champions, 2018

Player

Coach

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