It might be just one game but taking the helm of Brisbane Roar’s W-League team is a big deal for Kelly Crew.
The Roar assistant will take the place of head coach Jake Goodship for Sunday’s game away at Canberra United, with Goodship staying in Queensland as his partner is due to give birth.
Crew, a high-school physical education teacher who played college football in the United States as well as the US Women’s Premier Soccer League, says the temporary promotion is a huge opportunity for her own coaching ambitions.
“I certainly have ambitions to take it as far as I can,” she told AAP.
“Hopefully I get more of these opportunities in the future, with a little bit of luck, but it’s all about being prepared and being brave enough to take the…