Nelson Suburbs has a long and distinguished career since its inception in 1962, with a very strong fun, family and community feel to it. Last year we had 27 junior teams across all grades and it was awesome to see them having fun every Saturday across the Nelson region.
Nelson Suburbs is also proud to give our young local players the opportunity to play football at the highest level possible in Nelson. A number of our players have also gone on to play for New Zealand teams; Jeremy Brockie, Coey Turipa, Jamie Doris, Alex Ridsdale and Kip Colvey. A number of our players have also been selected in NZ Secondary Schools teams; Alex Coles, Matt Shaw and Joel Wiechern. In 2011 Mark Johnston and Erik Panzer were selected to play in National competitions for the Canterbury United Dragons and youth teams respectively.
Our Facilities are amongst the best to be found and coupled with our ongoing coach education programme and imported English coaches, we strive to deliver quality coaching in a fun and fearless environment where everyone can learn, develop, build self confidence and keep fit.
Nelson Suburbs follows New Zealand Football's 'Whole of Football Plan'. We have football teams playing in the following areas: