Name Matt McGoldrick
A.K.A Goldie
Business Marlins Coach Manly / Kick Start Advisory
Location Manly

What’s your favourite place on the Northern Beaches?
North Curl Curl Beach

Is there something about you that would surprise people?
Doesn’t like birds

What’s something everyone should do at least once?
Go to Japan – Awesome place

It’s Sunday afternoon, where do we find you?
Brookvale Oval

If you were down to your last $50 what would you spend it on?
A lunch – Garfish


How did you become Manly Marlins Coach?  How long have you been operating?
I was assistant coach for 16 years and now have been 1 st Grade Coach for 2 years

Best business experience?
Coaching Rugby in Japan. Intense experience. Coaching from Amateur level to Advanced. Accelerated learning.

If you weren’t doing this, what would you be doing?
Full time day job doing Kick Start advisory.

Best part of your job or most enjoyable part of your job?
Seeing guys improve is the most rewarding.

Weirdest thing that has ever happened at work?
Bus Trips. They are all time.

What’s the best part of working on the Northern Beaches? Why’d you chose to work here?
Culture and environment. The local community


What would you rate 10/10?
Coffee time @ Silo of a morning.

What is the best advice you’ve received?
Be yourself and just keep going

What’s the best thing that’s happened to you this week?
Daughter started at Stella Maris. Very happy.

Greatest strength?
Loyal. Once you’re on my team, you’re always on my team. I’m a people person!

Greatest weakness?
Eat too much Nutella

Does anything scare you?
Heights & letting someone down

What’s your most treasured possession?
Cricket bat & Celtics Hat

What’s your idea of absolute happiness?
Being at the beach with the family. Happy times.

Which two famous people would you choose to be stuck in a lift with?
Tom Brady & Lebron James

What travel experiences is on your bucket list?
Family Trip to France

How do you switch off?
Podcasts and Long Walks

What’s your guilty pleasure?

Who’s your personal hero?
Steve Waugh

If you were an animal, what would you be?
A Marlin

How would you like to be remembered?
Good Bloke & a decent person

If we could ask you one more question what would it be and what’s your answer?
When’s the next lunch? Tomorrow?