Being a national team athlete himself for a decade spanning (between 2005 and 2015), he took part in various events around Europe and medaled obtained medals at two GSSE games. He seeks to understand the basic needs of an athlete requires and bases his decisions and actions for the sakein line with the requirements of the athletes and coaches. Andy believes that Malta has what it takes to be a perfect destination for international events and training camps and has focused part of his manifesto on the bringing foreign athletes to our shores.
He is currently running the building of the Marsa High Performance Facility Project and forms part of the technical committee in preparation for GSSE 2023.
His sporting background is firmly based in football with a playing career spanning from 1980 till 2001. During his career he played with Victoria Hotspurs, Fgura United, Mosta FC, and Zurrieq FC. Personal club honours include 4 Gozo League Championships, 7 Gozo Super Cups, 1 GFA Cup, 1 Gozo Republic Cup, 1 Millenium Cup, 1 MFA 2 nd Division Championship, 1 MFA 2 nd /3 rd Ko Competition. Aldrin Cassar also served as Head Coach in 1995/96 with Hibernians FC Women, Head Coach in 2011/12 with Victoria Hotpurs FC and U/17 Coach with Mellieha FC.
Currently Mr Cassar is also serving as Vice Secretary for Malta Employees Sports Association, a position he has been holding for the past three years. He is also Athletics Malta’s new General secretary.
He has just recently founded his own private practice providing accounting, management, taxation, payroll and company secretarial services.
Darren also takes an active interest in athletics, particularly in long distance running.
He has been participating in the National Road Running League for the last four years. He ran his best half marathon in Valencia in October 2019, finishing at 1:25’34”. His only full marathon was done in December 2018 clocking 3:13’52”.
He also serves as President for Viola Club Malta, the local fan club of AC Fiorentina.