Meet the Coaches

All New Forest Soccer coaches are UEFA or FA Qualified, DBS checked and First Aid trained

Coach Niall

Coach Niall has many years experience Coaching complete beginners right through to professional Academy players in both the UK and in California, USA as well as playing professionally in the USA alongside many famous players.




Coach Jesse

Coach Jesse is one of our lead Coaches, heading our Under 6’s, U9’s & Under 10’s New Forest Academy teams as well as our Saturday Clubs and after-school clubs.

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New Forest Soccer - Coach HughCoach Hugh

Coach Hugh is one of our lead Coaches heading our U8’s & U11 New Forest Academy squads, as well as leading Soccer Camps, Saturday Soccer Club, After School Soccer Clubs & New Forest Nippers.

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Coach Ben

Coach Ben is our specialist Goalkeeper Coach. Ben was previously with the AFC Bournemouth Academy and has worked alongside some of the top goalkeepers in the country.

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Coach Ross

Coach Ross has extensive experience within Football Coaching, having worked for Southampton FC Pre-Academy centres.

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AFC Bournemouth Head of Academy Player Recruitment & Shadow Squad/ID Centre Co-ordinator: Carl Robson & Josh Dorlikar