Jacob Timpano

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Jacob Timpano
Personal information
Full name Jacob Timpano
Date of birth (1986-01-03) 3 January 1986 (age 33)
Place of birth Wollongong, Australia
Height 1.89 m (6 ft 2 12 in)
Playing position Central defender
Youth career
Wollongong Wolves
2001–2002 NSWIS
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002–2004 Wollongong Wolves 25 (1)
2005–2009 Sydney FC 26 (1)
2009–2010 North Queensland Fury 0 (0)
2010 Nth Qld Razorbacks (loan) 0 (0)
2010 Sydney United 4 (0)
2011–2014 South Coast Wolves 64 (0)
2015 Dapto Dandaloo Fury 0 (0)
National team
2003 Australia U-17
2005 Australia U-20
2006 Australia U-23 3 (0)
Teams managed
2015— South Coast Wolves

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 17.9.14.
† Appearances (goals)

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 17 December 2007

Jacob Timpano (born 3 January 1986) in Wollongong, Australia) is a former Australian footballer and current head coach of South Coast Wolves in the National Premier Leagues NSW.

Club career

Timpano previously played for the Wollongong Wolves in the National Soccer League. He is a central defender, and has represented Australia at the 2005 FIFA World Youth Championship and captained Australia in the 2003 FIFA U-17 World Championship as an Under-20 and Under-17 respectively.

In the 2005-06 A-League season, Timpano was an essential part of Sydney FC championship winning side - playing in 19 of the club's 24 games. However, in the 2006-07 A-League season, Timpano made only 2 appearances (1 start) due to persistent leg injuries which continued into the start of season 2007/08. By the time Timpano recovered full fitness he found himself out of favour with the new coach only playing another 3 games for Sydney before he left the club.

In 2009, Timpano signed a two-year deal to be part of the new North Queensland Fury's inaugural A-League squad alongside current Sydney FC teammates, Robbie Middleby, Brendon Šantalab and Beau Busch. However, he once again found himself the 4th choice defensive option and remained unused throughout the season, much of which he spent on loan at Queensland League club North Queensland Razorbacks.

At the end of the season Jacob was one of the players controversially released by the club despite being under contract. After being released, Jacob went back to New South Wales to play for Sydney United in the NSW Premier League.

He signed for South Coast Wolves after transferring from Sydney United ahead of the 2011 NSW Premier League season.[1]

Timpano left South Coast Wolves, signing for Dapto Dandaloo Fury ahead of their 2015 Illawarra Premier League campaign. He was announced as one of six new signings for the club. He will play with several former A-League players, including Noel Spencer, Alvin Ceccoli, Shane Lyons, and Wade Oostendorp.[2]

Managerial career

Timpano was appointed manager of his former New South Wales NPL club South Coast Wolves following the resignation of Nahuel Arrarte, midway through the 2015 NSW NPL season.[3]

International career

During 2006, Timpano was selected and captained the Australian Under 23's national football team in their campaign for the 2008 Summer Olympics, and played in all three international matches that year against Iran, Vietnam and Uzbekistan.


With Sydney FC:


Jacob appeared as an Undercover Coach on Australian Disney Channel.


  1. "Jacob Timpano signs for Wollongong Wolves". The Real Game. 24 January 2011. Retrieved 17 March 2011.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. Cohen, Mitch (November 11, 2014). "Dapto Dandaloo has announced six key signings as it chases consecutive titles". Illawarra Mercury. Retrieved 3 December 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. Cohen, Mitch (5 June 2015). "Timpano to take over at Wolves". Illawarra Mercury. Retrieved 5 June 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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