about us

who we are

Stryker International are a team of highly experienced football managers who have dealt with some of the biggest football names both here in Australia and Europe. 

With many years of managing experience Stryker International has established an extensive network of contacts which has benefited and assisted immensely in educating and supporting many of our past and present players of the beautiful game.

Our organisation’s ethics are to work transparently and diligently with with professional players, their clubs and officially affiliated football bodies. We also encourage, advise, assist, nurture and support our young and future football role models. We will always primarily provide young, talented Australians with the opportunity to fulfil their potential and the capacity to claim a better future for themselves, their families, their communities and country

How we deliver the management of our players/athletes is in the quality of the process

"The football family is warm and open. It embraces everyone who loves football. Membership to the football family does not depend on ability but rather on devotion and camaraderie, reinforced by a shared respect for this most beautiful, and basic, game"

- Johnny Warren



Identifying talent takes a good eye. Stryker-International is a sports management company first Our group of professional people have proven football experience as both players and managers. The services we provide include but are not limited too.

Parent and player advice. Negotiation of player contracts both locally and internationally. Superior technical preparation. Life skills guidance. Financial preparation and referral planning. European and Sub-Asian football club contacts. International travel planning advice. Constant updated understanding of the FIFA general football rules and regulations. Bio-mechanical monitoring and sports psychology with disciplines. Professional and qualitative assessments.


dennis colusso

director and REGISTERED GROUP intermediary

Dennis is an integral team member and founder. Dennis is a former 1981 Australian youth international. Dennis previous football playing career profiled him with NSL club Marconi Stallions and NSW State League Clubs Penrith Nepean and Polonia. Dennis has a vast number of football contacts and networks throughout Europe. He played a large part of the organising party responsible for the inaugural tour of European and Italian champions AC Milan to Australia. Dennis is a self made and successful business man who has been involved in highly profiled player and club negotiations. His transparency and professional football life focus is key to Stryker International clients success.



Romano has worked many years with corporate environments and customer relations and was also a Football ambassador for Qantas Airways. Sport, and specifically the team sport of Football, is the vehicle through which he has philanthropically and professionally attempted to do the interpersonal work required to productively help develop young people on and off the field. More recently, he had been in the vanguard of developing parent education programs and working for Blacktown City F.C. as well as co-ordinating their community and sponsorship relations programs. He was originally accredited through the FFA and FIFA as a highly ethical player manager. Amongst recent developments he was requested to assist and help guide the initial development of the Juventus Academy in Sydney. Culturally this has translated into a transformative mentorship and a quality of people management in each of the workstations he has occupied which has brought him tremendous recognition as a highly valued collaborator and leader. This has been recognised by the close and personal relationship of the late and great Johnny Warren. This came about through his many years serving as representative of SBS TV and advocating Johnny Warren’s vision of a truly global game embracing our First Nations People as well as the multi-ethnic fabric of Australia’s post-colonial history. Romano's people management skills are highly regarded and much valued on the basis of his transparency and integrity. His football culture is passionate and solid and never wavering nor compromised. The quality of his work is emphasised through the company’s highly ethical and professional processes.

albin mikulski


For over 30 years Albin Mikulski (UEFA Pro License accredited coach) has been working in the highest levels of professional football. He started his career as a player, where he played at both a league and international level, representing the Polish national team, and completing his playing career with 260 games and 60 goals scored with Ruch Chorzow Football Club (Poland Ekstraklasa) where he also won Champion of Poland which qualified him to play in the Champions League, in addition to 20 games and 11 goals with the Polish International U21's Team. He has since had a positive transition into football coaching, directing, lecturing and club management. Career highlights include winning the 2001 Polish Cup as manager of Polonia Warsaw which qualified the team for the UEFA Championships. Through his career he has been a coach at clubs all over the world and been instrumental in inspring individual players and teams alike to reach new levels of success. In addition to team management he has also been instrumental in bringing world class Polish players into the international world of football, notably Adrian Mierzejewski (Sydney FC, Johnny Warren Medalist and A-Legaue Player of the Year 2018) and most recently Radoslaw Majewski (Western Sydney Wanderers, Nottingham Forest FC).

Miroslaw Jabolonski

European Executive Consultant

Stryker International are proud to have Miroslaw as an integral part of our team. His vast experience, knowledge and connections with players and coaches in Europe forms a powerful network base for the group. A former team coach of the youth Polish National Football team U-16 and U-18 (1990-1995). Miroslav was assistant and then head coach of Polands top flight football club Legia Warszawa (1995-1998). The club achieved champions of Poland and were quarter finalist in the UEFA Champions League. Miroslaw was also on the coaching staff of the Polish National Football team for the 2006, FIFA World Cup in Germany. In season (1998-2012) he was head of the Polish Ekstraklasa Liga.



Zlatko is a great friend, scout and mentor to Stryker-International. Zlatko was one of the most gifted players that has played in the Australian National Soccer League (NSL) After much football experience and originally from his native North Macedonia, Zlatko played for first grade sides Vardar Skopje, FK Rabotnički and FK Pelister. After stints in Europe and Asia, Zlatko came to Australia as a 30-year-old. As a player he was able to quickly prove himself as one of the best set piece specialist in the game. In season 1989, Zlatko was a NSL champion and top goal scorer with football club Marconi Stallions. His achievements culminated with being awarded players player of the year. His career has also seen him play and coach for such well known clubs as Rockdale City Suns, Wollongong Macedonia and Sydney Olympic. Zlatko has also represented both Australia and NSW. Zlatko, qualities are demonstrated by his intelligent and superior technical skills, great vision, anticipation and awareness both on and off the ball. Such qualities making him a wonderful finisher. Zlatko is passionate, committed and most knowledgeable of the Australian football landscape. His professional attitude is second to none. Over the years and through his academy Zlatko has been able to share great advice and football expertise to many young players. We are proud to have this humble football great on our team and understand that through his prolific football career and experience we have at Stryker-International one of the very best football people in the land.



Michael has managed various portfolios in Football for well over 20 years. He brings vast knowledge to our team that includes coaching, football operations and administration and talent identification. Michael has directed large academies in the past and worked with some of the most talented footballers in Australia.Michael was also part of a syndicate that brought Barcelona's UE Cornella to Australia to conduct football clinics and sent Australian footballers to Spain. Michael has spent considerable time in Europe and understands the football environment in both Australia and abroad.

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