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Steven Luburic
Director of Coaching

Steven has played and coached futsal at Club, State and National levels. He established the Parramatta Blues Futsal club 24 years ago where he now coaches the men’s side who currently hold titles at Club & State level. Steven holds several coaching licenses including National and International Coaching Accreditation.

At the age of 9 he discovered futsal and has been strongly involved ever since. Highly regarded in the indoor arena he brings to the Institute passion, drive and a strong commitment to promote futsal not only in Australia but also Internationally allowing players to reach their personal best. 

Steven has a proven ability to develop a player to reach their football goals – many who have trained under his direction have gone on to play internationally, in the A League and at youth and junior levels of NPL, SAP and representational level. Players of all levels can benefit under Steven’s programs and develop a strong foundation and enjoyment of this game.


Bec Luburic

Institute Manager

Bec has been apart of the Institute since its conception in 2014. Working together with Steven to bring to life the home of football for all players.

Operations manager for the Institute and Ninja 101, please feel welcome to contact her with any enquiries about training programs, pathways, tournaments and tours at anytime.

Passionate about players and families Bec is always on hand to help you out.


Anthony Tomelic

Football Fit 

Anthony currently plays football for Sydney United and futsal for the Enfield Rovers. 

Anthony’s career highlight is winning the National Premier League with Sydney United and winning National Youth League.

A qualified physiotherapist Anthony knows what is best suited for players developing bodies and injury prevention. Anthony will be at the Institute to assist our players to be Football Fit.

Anthony trains our players for injury prevention and strength and conditioning through our programs.

You are able to have a complete player analysis and training program managed by Anthony at the Institute.

Speak to our team today or click on the link to Football Fit Instagram page below


Karlo Luburic

Karlo has played Futsal for 25 years. Developing a love of the game from a young age, this has translated into a great passion for and understanding of the game.

Playing his youth soccer with United, he moved into various State League teams and then turned back to futsal with a highlight of winning the NSW Futsal State Championships with the Parramatta Blues.

Over the past few years he has expanded in the Futsal arena, taking on coaching roles for youth sides. In this capacity, Karlo has discovered a keen interest and passion for developing the skill and experience of youth soccer players.

Karlo has a wealth of experience, 2019 SAP coach – he is committed to bring FI players the best at training and getting players into tournaments.

Congratulations on his new appointment as Sydney United SAP Technical Director for 2024


Jaiden Kucharski

Jaiden, know affectionately as JK has been at the Institute alongside Steve for 4years.

A player that did his apprenticeship with Sydney FC, and now in the A League squad, he is driven to help young players reach their potential and follow their dreams.

Jaiden has a friendly and fun rapport with the players and the ability to nurture the younger ones into our system and get the older players to perform at their best.

The kids definitely get a thrill from being able to see their coach on the TV screen or at the games!

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