Academy Staff

The Academy staff are all very carefully selected and the Phoenix Football Academy Staff are :-

Manager - Ady Milne - UEFA B Qualified Coach, with 27 years coaching experience, and has also held posts of Head of Youth Football at a couple of community football clubs.  Ady has experience of coaching and managing both in the UK and in a total to date attended over 30 International tours and tournaments. An avid Aston Villa supporter, so clearly possesses a great sense of humour!!
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The Coaching Staff
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Simon Pryor - Simon is an a very experienced coach and goalkeeping coach at the Academy offering the chance for all players and our goalkeepers to develop their talents. Simon is also a very keen Spurs fan.
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Tommy Wilkinson - An excellent young coach who is a U23 team coach at a local club and now the Phoenix personal coaching tutor along with assisting in many other aspects of Phoenix Football Academy.
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Max Squires - Max works on our school projects and is also qualified in video analysis so a great asset to the team.  Max also works with the youth academy will join us in Sweden as an excellent assistant with the U16s.
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Jamie Tompkins - Jamie is our Gothia Cup head coach with the U16s and also works at Brentford FC.  An excellent coach with a great future in the game and passes on much of his knowledge to the boys and coaches he works with.
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Neil Mason - Neil and his physiotherapy team look after the physiotherapy screening for our older Academy players.  Neil runs his own physiotherapy clinic and is also an experienced goalkeeping coach, having previously worked at Brentford FC. Neil provides with his team vital physiotherapy analysis of players as they develop through their key years.
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Dan Muino - Dan is a local high level youth team player and is now pursuing a career in coaching at Merrist Wood College, run by the Chelsea Academy.  Dan is a quality coach and one of the new recruits to the coaching staff at Phoenix.
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Aaron Nicholson - Aaron is one of our quality International Tour coaches who will again join us in Sweden this year at the Gothia Cup with the U13 squad.  Aaron also works at a local academy and is another Villa fan who keeps his head down!!.
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Luke Neville - Luke is captain and an excellent central defender at Egham Town and also has a promising career as a coach.  Luke is a great coach with a great attitude with the youngsters.
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James Headland - James is an excellent coach working at the After School Clubs, Soccer School and the Goalkeeping Academy.
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Lauren Futcher - Currently assisting with the ASC projects, and currently playing for the Ascot United FC ladies team.
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All the Academy staff are carefully selected and all possess varying coaching qualifications and also the following :-
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Child Protection Workshop Certificates
CRB Clearance
First Aid Certification