Melissa Spillman At Launch Of Festival Of Community Soccer December 19 2022 courtesy Festival of Community Soccer

This player bio is currently being researched and will be completed during 2024.

An aboriginal artist and player of immense talent on and off the field. Melissa has played for a handful of clubs including Gosnells City and Beckenham Angels (Premier Team Coached by Leo Coppens in 2010) and Mandurah in 2023. She currently sits on the board of the Girls Festival of Community Soccer. In 2024 the Festival maxed out Fremantle Oval with over 480 girls in the event.

Photo of Festival launch December 2022, courtesy Girls Festival of Community Soccer.

Artwork by Spillman’s Maarakool Art showing Teams coming together and the journeys/pathways travelled by players in our game.  

Photo of team in blue: Gosnells City 2005. Coached by Penny Tanner. Ann Odong top left. Melissa Spillman top row fourth from left. Photo courtesy Penny Tanner archive.

Beckenham Angels 2010 Premier Team. Coach Leo Coppens. Photo Penny Tanner archive.

More coming!