Michael Branch

Age:
38
Group:
1
Nickname:
Branchie
Coaches positions held:
Company Director / Saturday Club Head Coach / After School Club Coach / Holiday Course Coach / 1-2-1 Coach / Birthday Party Coach
Coaching Qualifications:
F.A Level 1 & 2 Football / UEFA B / RFU Level 1 Rugby / FA First Aid Trained / FA Coaches Association Member / Child Protection and Best Practice - Workshop / Advanced Child Safeguarding / CRB Checked / F.A Coaching Children / F.A Respect For Coaches / F.A Player & Match Analysis
Favourite Football Team:
Arsenal
Favourite Football Player:
Dennis Bergkamp
Likes:
F1 Racing / Curry / Coaching /Cats / Golf / Holidays
Dislikes:
Baked Beans / Arsenal FC / Pop Music
Most Memorable Coaching Experience:
Coaching Football for a Charity in Kenya

Brett Saunders

Age:
37
Group:
1
Nickname:
Coaches positions held:
After School Club Coach / Holiday Course Coach / Saturday Club Coach: group 1
Coaching Qualifications:
F.A Level 2 Football / FA First Aid Trained / Child Protection and Best Practice - Workshop / CRB Checked
Favourite Football Team:
Tottenham Hotspur
Favourite Football Player:
Harry Kane
Likes:
All Sports, Music, Films, Take Aways
Dislikes:
Unsportsmanship, Bullying
Most Memorable Coaching Experience:
Coaching Children in Kenya for charity with Michael
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Alex Marsch

Age:
29
Group:
-
Nickname:
-
Coaches positions held:
Saturday Morning Academy Coach / Holiday Course Coach / After School Club Coach / Birthday Party Coach
Coaching Qualifications:
FA Level 2 Coaching Qualification / NVQ Level 2 Coaching Qualification / First Aid Trained / Child Safeguarding Certified / CRB Checked
Favourite Football Team:
Chelsea FC
Favourite Football Player:
Eden Hazard
Likes:
Athletics / Football / Music / Fitness / Fashion / Food
Dislikes:
Brown Sauce / Cheating
Most Memorable Coaching Experience:
Completing my first coaching session on my own. I designed the session and took the drills and watched as all the children progressed throughout. All came away from the session smiling and feeling like they had learnt a new skill. Very satisfying.
Alex is a semi professional athlete who currently trains at the David Weir School in Sutton. He competes on a regular basis and has won many races in is field. He is one of our newest staff members but has proven to be a very coach with a great style and connection with the children he coaches. Alex is aiming to gain more qualifications in other sports to improve his knowledge and his skills.

Antonio Javier

Age:
29
Group:
1
Nickname:
AJ
Coaches positions held:
Saturday Club Coach: group 2 / Holiday Course Coach / After School Club Coach / Birthday Party Coach
Coaching Qualifications:
UEFA Level B & A Football / FA First Aid Trained / Child Protection and Best / Practice - Workshop / CRB
Favourite Football Team:
Real Madrid
Favourite Football Player:
Messi
Likes:
Football / Music / improving players attitudes and ability
Dislikes:
Cheating / lazy people / bad behaviour
Most Memorable Coaching Experience:
Every time I coach and see improvements in the players I am working with
Antonio is a great new addition to our team of staff. He brings vast knowledge and skill through all his coaching experiences both in Spain and England. Antonio has played football to a very high standard in Spain for Real Madrid youth and also the sport of Futsol. He is a real friendly likely coach who always seems to make the children he coaches enjoy themselves and come away thinking they have learnt something new. He is great both working in a team or as an individual.

Harry Mills

Age:
22
Group:
6
Nickname:
-
Coaches positions held:
Saturday Club Coach: Group 6 / Holiday Course Head Coach / After School Coach
Coaching Qualifications:
F.A Level 1 & 2 Football / FA First Aid Trained / Child Protection and Best Practice - Workshop / CRB Checked / Sports Diploma Level 3 Award
Favourite Football Team:
Arsenal FC
Favourite Football Player:
-
Likes:
Football / Films / Coaching / Music & Holidays
Dislikes:
Spurs / Cheats / Bullying & Arsenal losing!!
Most Memorable Coaching Experience:
Opportunity to work on the Target Sports Coaching' Saturday morning Academy coaching group 1. A real eye opener!!
Harry has shown straight away how fantastic he is with the children he coaches. He is very patient when coaching a session, as well as being incredibly encouraging, motivating and therefore an inspiring coach. Harry works 3 days a week for Target, coaching at our after school clubs as a coach. Harry currently plays for Walton Casuals FC as a defender and helped them gain promotion last year scoring the winning penalty. He is looking to gain plenty more qualifications in the near future to help improve his coaching ability and range of sports he currently teaches.

Jack Eden

Age:
21
Group:
5
Nickname:
Jacko
Coaches positions held:
Saturday Club Coach group 7 / After School Club Coach /Birthday Party Coach / Holiday Course Head Coach
Coaching Qualifications:
A Level 1 & 2 Football / NVQ Level 3: Sport / BTEC Level 3: Sports / Diploma in Achieving excellence in sport / FA First Aid Trained / Child Protection and Best Practice - Workshop / CRB Checked / Advanced Child Safeguarding
Favourite Football Team:
Chelsea FC & Real Madrid
Favourite Football Player:
Ronaldo
Likes:
Playing & Coaching all sports / Shopping / Keeping fit / Music
Dislikes:
Spurs / Rain / Cheating
Most Memorable Coaching Experience:
Achieving my level 2 football qualification, whilst playing as a Scholar for Crawley town FC
Jack is one of our most qualified and experienced coaches. He is an exceptionally hard worker who believes 'you need to work hard to get to the top', and tries hard to instil this ethos in to the students he teaches. Jack is a very organised, creative and enthusiastic coach who has an excellent attitude towards the children. He is also a great team leader and shows all the attributes of an outstanding coach. Jack is currently working towards his Uefa B football license which he aims to achieve in the near future. Jack currently plays football for Carshalton Athletic FC in the Ryman League as a goal keeper in the first team, after coming up through the youth set up.

Reece Brewster

Age:
21
Group:
3
Nickname:
Lewis Hamilton
Coaches positions held:
Saturday Club Coach Group 3 assistant / After School Club Coach / Holiday Course Coach
Coaching Qualifications:
Coaching Apprentice / CRB Checked / First Aid Trained / Child Safeguarding Advanced / FA level 1 Football / NVQ Level 2 in Sport
Favourite Football Team:
Arsenal FC
Favourite Football Player:
Paul Pogba
Likes:
Coaching / Football/ Music / Spending time with Friends / Relaxing / University
Dislikes:
Cheating / Tottenham Hotspur / Bullying
Most Memorable Coaching Experience:
My first session working with Target at the Saturday academy
Reece currently plays football for Redhill FC in the Combined County League as a Striker Reece is a lively and energetic coach who shows great awareness and motivation to all the children he coaches. He is incredibly helpful and always looking to gain more experience as he loves to coach. He currently attends Rohampton University studying Economics and Business and hopes to achieve a 1st in both courses

Aiden Gardener

Age:
21
Group:
4
Nickname:
AOB
Coaches positions held:
Saturday Club Coach: group 4 / Holiday Course Coach / After School Club Coach / 1 to 1 Coach
Coaching Qualifications:
F.A Level 1 Football / RFU Level 1 Rugby referee / RFU Level 1 Rugby Ready / F.A Learning- Soccer Parent / F.A Learning Level 1 Psychology / F.A Learning- Planning, Preparing, Evaluating Coaching Sessions / Level 3 NVQ in Sport / NCFE Level 2 Sports Coaching / FA First Aid Trained / Child / Protection and Best Practice - Workshop / CRB Checked / Advanced Child Safeguarding
Favourite Football Team:
Fulham FC
Favourite Football Player:
Thierry Henry
Likes:
All sports / motivated people / Socialising / Education and Nando's
Dislikes:
Bullying / Cheating / bad losers / Chelsea FC
Most Memorable Coaching Experience:
Coaching 4 kids aged 14 who later went on to represent Surrey county at Rugby
Aidan is an important member of our coaching team and is such a friendly and likeable character. Aidan loves to coach sessions that are fun and effective and has a great understanding of all sports and the many roles and rules. He is currently in the process of gaining his FA level 2 qualification and has already achieved an NVQ level 3 in 'Sports Coaching'. He lists his best sporting achievements so far as playing Rugby for both London and the south east, plus joining Target Sports Coaching this year. Aidan is currently studying at St Mary's university and wants to further both his education and concentrate on obtaining more coaching badges to enhance his knowledge further

Will Kouadio

Age:
21
Group:
-
Nickname:
Sterling!!
Coaches positions held:
Saturday Academy Coach / Group 2 After school coach / Holiday course coach
Coaching Qualifications:
F.A Level 1 & 2 Football qualification / Child Protection certified / First Aid Trained / CRB checked / Advanced Child Safeguarding
Favourite Football Team:
Man Utd
Favourite Football Player:
Thiago
Likes:
Football / Coaching / Socialising
Dislikes:
Chelsea FC & Rain
Most Memorable Coaching Experience:
Coaching my first session at Hollymount and being amazed at how quickly the children learnt from the coaches methods. Really inspired me to want to improve.
Will is one of the most qualified coaches at Target. Will is a very confident young man and happy to be challenged with any new experience thrown his way. He has a great way with the children and this shows through the control he maintains throughout his sessions, yet whilst making sure everybody is involved and having fun. Will is currently studying at Canterbury University in his third year and is looking forward to receiving top grades In Sports Science.

Joseph McEachron

Age:
18
Group:
2
Nickname:
Big Mac
Coaches positions held:
After School Club Coach / Holiday Course Coach / Sat Club Coach: group 2 Assistant
Coaching Qualifications:
Entry level referee award stage 1 & 2 / CRB Checked / FA Level 1 Football / First Aid Qualified / Child Safe guarding Certificate
Favourite Football Team:
Chelsea FC
Favourite Football Player:
Josh McCearon
Likes:
Football / Rugby / Christmas
Dislikes:
Manchester Utd & Liars
Most Memorable Coaching Experience:
Forgetting the keys for the astro turf and having to occupy & look after all the children whilst searching for the keys!
Joe began coaching for Target in June 2010 as an apprentice and has gained a vast amount of experience in the last 3 years. Joe is a lively and outgoing person who loves to get involved in the sessions which creates a positive energy and a brilliant environment for the children to want to learn. He is incredibly reliable and responsible and will always give his best when helping other coaches to deliver a session. Joe is currently studying 'Sport & Biology' A levels amongst other subjects and plays Rugby weekly for Wimbledon College and has also represented his County. Joe hopes to move in to other areas of the sports industry in the future, including retail or physiotherapy

George Foti

Age:
17
Group:
4
Nickname:
Fellaini
Coaches positions held:
Saturday Club Coach: group 1 / Holiday Course Coach / After School club Coach / Birthday Party Coach
Coaching Qualifications:
Apprentice / FA First Aid Trained / Child Protection and Best Practice - Workshop / CRB Checked
Favourite Football Team:
Chelsea FC
Favourite Football Player:
Fernando Torres
Likes:
Formula 1 / Football / Cricket / Spending time with my mates
Dislikes:
Manchester Untied / Wayne Rooney
Most Memorable Coaching Experience:
Working with Group 1 & seeing them improve
George is a new member of our team, and is currently training as an apprentice under our senior coaches. He is still at college but hopes to gain all his sporting qualifications and become a qualified Coach

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