Place of Birth: Serbia
Favourite team: Red Star Belgrade
Favourite player: Jovan Stankovic
As a youth, Dragutin Stevic-Ranković played with FK Kolubara in his hometown of Lazarevac, Serbia. He then worked his way up the ladder in Serbian professional football, making stops at FK Polet Mirosaljci, FK Loznica, FK Čukarički Stankom, FK BSK Borča And OFK Mladenovac. In 2005, Stević-Ranković signed a contract with Kitchee SC of the Hong Kong First Division. The club won the Hong Kong League Cup that season. He memorably scored in the 30th minute of a 1:0 win in the cup semi-final. The injury was serious. Despite two operations, he had to retire from playing professional football.
Place of Birth: London, UK
Favourite team: Chelsea FC
Favourite player: John Terry
Since the age of eighteen, Aron has been working in the education industry in coaching, teaching & personal training. His aim to transition to an academy football coach within ten years, and then moving into first team football management after the completion of his coaching badges and gaining vital experience.
As a junior player, Aron began by playing for EFL junior team Charlton Athletic before moving on to Barnet FC, Wealdstone FC and finally Northwood FC. He has coached for a number of clubs and sports teams such as Tottenham Hotspur’s Foundation, ISA Coaching & Middlesex University Sports. He is currently playing as a striker for KCC in the Hong Kong Yau Yee League Division 2.
Place of Birth: London, UK
Favourite team: Tottenham Hotspur
Favourite player: Ledley King
Eashan has been involved with football from an early age. Playing football in London for over 10 years, Eashan also played in HK when he moved here in 2013. Since then he has gained his first formal qualifications in first aid & coaching and is currently first team coach for Yau Yee League Division 1 side Spartans FC.
Place of Birth: Edinburgh, UK
Favourite team: Hibernian
Favourite player: Dennis Bergkamp
As a player, Keith cut his teeth in Scotland playing at a semi-pro level with Spartans FC, Gala Fairydean and Vale of Leithen FC. Alongside his playing career, he also coached & managed the U16s and U19s at Spartans FC and was player-coach for Vale of Leithen.
Highly qualified through the Scottish FA, Keith has pursued his passion for coaching since moving to Hong Kong. He has strong experience in session planning, preparation and dealing with children & youth football ranging from U5s up to U19s, and of course adult level. As a player he currently plays for Spartans FC in the Hong Kong Yau Yee League Division 1.
Place of Birth: Isle of Man, UK
Favourite team: Liverpool
Favourite player: Florent Sinama-Pongolle
Jamie has many years experience as a player and coach. Born and raised in the Isle of Man, Jamie represented the Isle of Man national side at youth level and played in the Hellenic football league in England.
He is an FA Level 1 qualified coach, and has adequate experience not only in coaching, but also teaching English as a second language. As a player, he currently plays for Corinthians in the Yau Yee League.