Full Name: Leo Simpson

D.O.B. 24/09/2006

Place of Birth: Auckland

Nationality: NZ

Position: GK

Dominant Foot: Right

Favourite Team: Arsenal FC

Year debuted at Club: 2023


Previous Clubs Played for: Fencibles AFC, Western Springs AFC

Youth Academy Background: Fencibles AFC, Western Springs AFC

Years playing football: 12  years

Achievements and Awards Received: Captain 2023 U17 National Tournament Team - Uni-Mount Bohemain AFC, Players Player of the year Men's U23's - Uni-Mount Bohemian AFC, 2023 U19 Napier National Tournament Rep - Uni-Mount Bohemian AFC


Strengths: Vertical Reach, Shot Stopping

Areas For Improvement: Distribution, Decision Making, Confidence

Favourite Footballer or Role Models: Manuel Neuer - Bayern Munich

Hobbies and Interests: Surfing and Surf lifesaving

Leo represented the club as captain in the U17s Western Springs AFC National Tournament. 


What Brought you to Uni-Mount? 

Coach Lewis helps out as coach of my school first 11 and asked me what I was doing in the 2023 season. He thought it would be a great opportunity for me and thought I'd rise to the challenge. It was definitely the right decision.

What do you like about the club?  

Family orientated and team environment who make you feel welcome and a part of the club.

Whats your goals for the 2024 season? 

Compete for the First Team Keeper spot and make First Team Debut, push for a scholarship with Platform Sports Management to America.

What would you say to someone who might be interested in joining the club? 

It's a good experience, they actually help you improve as an individual and as a team and they make you feel important.