MEET THE COACHES

Our Next Gen coaches ensure sessions are enjoyable for all and create a caring environment where players can learn and develop.

JOFFIE SHEA
Founder

Jonathan (Joffie to most) is a UEFA B, FA level one and two qualified coach, with previous experience in P.E teaching in schools and has worked at Coerver Coaching. He has played in the Southern Counties league for Sevenoaks Town and Tunbridge Wells FC.

Supports: Chelsea

Coaching Qualifications: 

- UEFA B Licence 

- FA Level 1 & 2 in Coaching Football

- FA Safeguarding Children

- FA Emergency First Aid

Steve Brightman
Steve Brightman

Co-Founder

Supports: Southend FC

Coaching Qualifications and Experience:

FA level 1 and Level two qualified coach, PE teacher at Trinity School Sevenoaks, former apprentice at Arsenal FC and Southend United youth team player.

Studied  Sports Science and Physical Education obtaining  BA (hons) 1st class and PGCE with distinction.

Supports Southend United – FA safeguarding children, FAA Level 3 award in Emergency first aid.

MATT

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ISSY

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SASKIA

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WILL

Supports: Arsenal

Coaching Qualifications: 

- Level One Coaching in Football

- FA Emergency First Aid

- FA Safeguarding 

- Currently completing FA Level 2 Coaching in Football