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Meet the Community Coaches

All our coaches are fully qualified and hold full DBS checks.

 

marcName: Marc McAloone

Role: Community Activities Assistant

 

 

 

 

 

 

Qualifications:

FdA in Sport Coaching and Sport Development

BA Honours in Sport Coaching and Sport Development

National Diploma In Sport

FA Level 1 in coaching Football,

FA Level 2 in coaching Football

FA Youth Module 1

FA Youth Module 2

PGA Level 1 in Golf

Tri Golf Qualification

Level 3 in supporting the delivery of PE and school sport.

FA Emergency Aid

FA Safeguarding Children How to Coach Disabled People in Sport

Experience: I have worked for Barrow AFC now for 4 years now starting with the Barrow AFC Community Initiative. Prior to this I work on a sessional basis for InsideOut Activities. Over the past four years I have worked in numerous schools delivering curriculum PE and after schools  clubs in numerous different sports working with children of different ages and abilities. I have worked with abled bodied and disabled bodies pupils with specific needs. I am currently involved in with Barrow AFC 1st team squad and work in the Barrow AFC Performance Centre for the past 3 season. I am currently working towards my UEFA B qualification. While at university I worked with different primary schools around the Lancaster and Morecombe area. I have worked with various open age football teams in the area and as well as coaches within the area.

 

Name: Sam Grahamsam-website

Role: Community Development Assistant

 

 

 

 

Qualifications:

BSc Sports Coaching and Development Degree

Level 3 in Supporting the Delivery in School Sport

Level 1 Football Coaching

Level 2 Football Coaching

Level 1 Delivering Multi-Sport

Level 2 Delivering Multi-Sport

CSLA Sporting Award

HSLA Sporting Award

FA Coaching in Disability Sport

Run Leader

FA Emergency First Aid

Experience: I have worked for this company for 6 years. I started out as a volunteer helping out sessional coaches when asked. They soon offered to put me through my level 1 football coaching. This then progressed to me turning into a sessional coach. I have been to University to broaden my coaching and in doing so, graduated with honors. 6 years later, I am now the Community Development Assistant Officer, a role which I take great pride from. I am always striving towards learning new ways of coaching and completing more qualifications.

 

Name: Bradley Hubbold Brad

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Role: Senior Coach

Qualifications:

FA Level 1 in coaching Football,

FA Level 2 in coaching Football

FA Youth Module 1 – Developing the Environment

FA Youth Module 2 – Developing the Practice

FA Coaching Disabled Footballers Award

FA Age Appropriate Coaching Introductory Module

Level 1 Award in Principle of Coaching Sport

Level 2 Award in Leadership through Football

FA Emergency Aid FA Safeguarding Children

Level 2 Award in Employment Awareness in Active Leisure and Learning

Level 3 Award in Employment Awareness in Active Leisure and Learning

Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Activity Leadership Sports Leaders UK

Level 3 Certificate in Higher Sports Leadership

Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Sports Development

Level 3 NVQ in supporting the delivery of PE and school sport.

Level 3 BTEC – National Diploma in Sport

Experience: I have been working for this company for 5 years where my main roles are planning and delivering of all coaching in school and many other projects.  During that time I attended an Apprenticeship Programme for two years at the Lancashire FA. I also coach the U13’s Performance Centre team where I’m developing my coaching every session. I currently play my football at Holker Old Boys and have done since I was 16 playing first team football. I plan to continue understanding the game as much as possible by playing as well as coaching.

 

Name: Jamie HodgsonJamie

 

 

 

 

 

Role: Apprentice Coach

Qualifications

FA Level 1 in coaching football

Experience: I recently joined the Barrow AFC Community team as an apprentice coach in September 2015. I attend Leyland every Tuesday where I am gaining new information and progressing by completing lots of qualifications as the year goes on.

 

Name: Matty Taylormatty

Role: Senior Coach

 

 

 

Qualifications:

FA Level 1 in coaching football

FA Level 2 in coaching football

FA Youth Mod 1

FA Youth Mod 2

BA Hons Coach Education Degree

Quicksticks Level 1

Lacross Level 1

Experience: I have joined the Barrow AFC Community Initiative team to broaden my coaching. I spent 2 years coaching in America for UK Elite and feel a much better coach because of it. I am now ready to transfer what I’ve learnt in America and use it for my sessions.

 

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