The O’Connor Knights Story

We are O’Connor Knights !

Club Overview

O’Connor Knights were founded in 1997 by the Croatian Community in the northern Canberra suburb of O’Connor, ACT, Australia. O’Connor Knights are a non-for-profit community club run by volunteers.

 

The Knights vision is to encourage, promote and develop the game of football as a sport and community in the ACT.

 

HNK O’Connor Knights currently play in Capital Football’s National Premier League (NPLM and NPLB), Community Leagues and ACTEWAGL Junior Leagues competitions.

 

Major honours are Australian Croatian Tournament Champions in 2005, A.C.T Federation Cup Champions in 2008, Womens State League Champions 2010, CLM3 Champions 2021, NPL2 Champions 2021 and NPL Champions 2023.

 

The Knights focus is to provide local talent with a pathway from its Juniors base to Youth and Senior Teams in the highest possible standard with the qualified coaches and staff of the club.

Our People

Committee
Stipe Radić
PRESIDENT
Nikola Sporčić
VICE PRESIDENT
Stipe Rezo
TREASURER
Aleks Trninić
COMMITTEE MEMBER
Coaching Staff
Aleks Trninić
TECHNICAL DIRECTOR
Miro Trninić
1ST HEAD COACH
Nick Tither
1ST ASSISTANT COACH
Davor Nemet
ASSISTANT COACH
Michael Škrtić
1ST MANAGER
Martyn Smith
GOALKEEPING COACH
Alen Marin
U23 HEAD COACH
Tomislav Šimić
U23 ASSISTANT COACH
Lisa Milin
U23 MANAGER
Mark Markezić
U18 HEAD COACH
Tony Polak
U16 HEAD COACH
Peter Buljan
U16 ASSISTANT COACH
Ivan Perić
U14 HEAD COACH
Ante Subašić
U14 ASSISTANT COACH
Peter Baird
U14 MANAGER
Brad Olivera
U13 HEAD COACH
Michael Marin
U13 ASSISTANT COACH
Benji Keomanivong
U13 MANAGER

History

O’Connor Knights S.C was founded in 1997. We have a rich history and have fielded many teams throughout the years.

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