Lead Foundation Phase Coach
Luke joined the Academy in July 2015 and has recently been appointed as our Lead Foundation Phase Coach.
He holds a BA (Hons) in Sports Management and Football studies combined with a UEFA B Licence and is currently completing the FA Youth Award.
Luke is also a Coach Education Affiliate Tutor with the English FA and delivers Level 1 and 2 courses. He is currently working towards his UEFA A Licence Qualification.
Previous coaching experiences include working in the USA covering 15 states before taking up an Academy Programme Manager role, where he oversaw the development of a club with 1800+ players.
After returning to the UK, Luke set up a successful Wiltshire based Development Centre called Future of Football.
He wrote the philosophy and curriculum and they currently deliver skill based technical training to 230+ players a week.
He also worked as a PE Coordinator for a large school partnership.