Alex is a left full back who joined Sydney FC’s Foxtel National Youth League squad in the 2014/15 season from the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS). He began his career playing junior football with the Miranda Magpies and the Sutherland Sharks at ages under 11 to under 14. From there he went to the New South Wales Institute of Sport (NSWIS) or a year where he worked under the eye of former Sydney FC Head Coach Ian Crook. He spent two years at the AIS, won the Players’ Player of the Year in season 2013/14 and made his Hyundai A-League debut in round one of the 2014/15 season. Gersbach made a total of 21 Hyundai A-League apperances in his debut season and will be looking to impress again in season 2015/16.