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Last updated 28 Jan 2022
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Club Committee

2023 Lara United FC Committee

President: Paul Grzybek
Treasurer: Kylie Grzybek
Assistant Secretary: Cindy Karastanovic
Registrar Snr: Abby Wilson

Vice President Seniors: Justin Wilson
Vice President Juniors/Miniroos: Kerry Malesza

General Committee: 
Linda Tigani
Andrew Harvey
Michelle Harvey
Izzy Wilkinson
Colin Rose
Julian Costello


Paul Grzybek: President

Paul was the Acting President for most of season 2019, a challenging season to say the least & was voted in as President at our AGM in November 2019. 

Paul was also Vice President for Season 2019 & has been coordinating our club sponsorship also for the past few seasons.  Soccer dad to Cody (senior men) & Jett.  Paul has been the recipient of the Volunteer of the Year award in 2018.

Married to Club Treasurer, Kylie.

PH: 0438 697 696    Email:


Senior Vice President

Senior Vice President: Justin Wilson

Justin has been wearing the number 14 at Lara United for quite a few years now, coming through the junior ranks to now being a senior player in our State League Men's team.

Justin has assisted with coaching in past seasons when injury has seen him unable to play.

Justin looks forward to working toward more events that encompass everyone at our club & working hard to retain senior players.  Justin has been the recipient of the Volunteer of the Year award in 2021.

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Junior/Miniroos Vice President

Junior/Miniroos Vice President: Kerry Malesza

Kerry is a proud parent of four kids, all of them play soccer for Lara United FC.  Kerry has always donated her time to assist with many things around the club.  Over the past 2 seasons, Kerry has coordinated the Miniroos section of the club.  Kerry has been the recipient of the Volunteer of the Year award in 2021.

Contact email is :

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Kylie Grzybek: Treasurer

First term as Treasurer, 5 years as Secretary & Assistant Registrar, also one of our local Councillors, soccer mum to Cody (senior men) & Jett.

Also first lady as married to Club President, Paul.

PH: 0418 889 619


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Assistant Secretary

Cindy Karastanvoic: Assistant Secretary

Cindy has kindly stood up to assist in the role of Secretary.  Cindy has been a big supporter of our club watching her son Aiden play through from under 17’s to Senior Mens football.


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Senior Registrar

Abby Wilson: Senior Registrar 

Abby has joined the Lara United FC team as Senior Registrar this year.  Abby’s husband Justin is the Vice President of the Seniors. 

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Canteen Manager and General Committee

General Committee & Canteen Manager: Linda Tigani

Soccer mum to Dylan/DT, Lachlan & James.

Canteen and Bar Manager, the hostess with the mostess who largely set up our beautiful new canteen facility in 2019.    Linda is also a life member of the club.  Linda has been a dual winner of the Volunteer of the Year award in 2022.

PH: 0418 584 349

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Fundraising Coordinator and General Committee

General Committee: Michelle Harvey

This is Michelle's sixth year on committee.

Michelle generally team manages any teams hubby Andrew is involved in the coaching of & has become our Junior Team Manager guru mentoring those new to the role (every team needs one!)

Soccer mum to Jade & Taz.  Michelle also heads up club fundraising so you will be receiving emails from her throughout the season. Michelle has been the recipient of the Volunteer of the Year award in 2019.


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General Committee and Media Guru

General Committee: Izzy Wilkinson

Izzy is a Senior Women’s State League striker and has been playing at Lara for many years.  Izzy is now also our Social Media Manager. 

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General Committee

General Committee: Julian Costello

Julian (better known as “Syd”) is a current Senior Men’s State League player.  He is a current player at the club.

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General Committee: Andrew Harvey

Andrew has coached, team managed and committee member in many previous seasons.  He also assists in all general duties, including being our barman!

Husband to Michelle and soccer dad to Jade & Taz.  Andrew has been the recipient of the Volunteer of the Year award in 2019.

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General Committee:  Colin Rose

Colin has been the coach of the junior girls for two seasons and miniroos teams before that.  His daughter Chloe plays in those teams.  Along with his wife Joanne and daughter Bell, the family are always helping out.  From Canteen duty to linespersons, from team manager to raffle ticket seller.  The whole family are involved at Lara United FC.

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