Meet the Staff

Joseph Ford - BA Honours

(Head of Coaching / Company Director)

 

. UEFA B License/Diploma in Coaching Football

. Batchelor of Arts Honours Degree in Physical Education and Sport

. NVQ Level 3 (Association Football)

. FA Level 1 and 2 in Coaching Football

. Level 1 in Coaching Futsal

. FA Emergency First Aid Certified

. FA Safeguarding Children Certified

. Full DBS Check

 

Head Coach Joseph Ford is a highly rated UEFA B License Coach and holder of an NVQ Level 3 Certificate in the Football Coaching field. He founded the company in 2009 and has been highly praised for the sessions that he provides for the children on a weekly basis in schools and sports clubs around the local area. Joseph recently completed his final year at University where he gained a Batchelor of Arts Honours in Physical Education and Sport. He is also aiming to complete his UEFA A License in 2017.

 

 

 

Justin Cole (Assistant Head of Coaching)

 

. FA Level 1 in Coaching Football

. FA Emergency First Aid Certified

. FA Safeguarding Children Certified

. NSPCC Child Protection Certified

. Full DBS Check

 

Justin joined the JMF Coaching team in September 2014 and has been a great addition. His friendly and approachable manner have made him an instant hit with both the children and the parents. The sessions he provides are both enjoyable and very factual and his great sense of humour helps the children to understand the lessons he provides in a fun way! Justin (or Jay as he prefers to be called)  is a level 1 coach that has over 10 years exeperience in working with children which includes working in youth clubs and various schools. Jay is a very popular coach with both the children and the parents and we are delighted to have him on board!

 

 

Terry Hawkey (Elite Scheme Director)

 

. FA Level 1 and 2 in Coaching Football

. UEFA B License/Diploma in Coaching Football

. FA Emergency First Aid Certified

. FA Safeguarding Children Certified

. Full DBS Check

 

Terry is a UEFA B License coach that joined JMF Coaching in May 2015. Upon joining JMF Coaching, Terry became an instant hit with the children and stages fun, organised and creative coaching sessions that the children can really engage with. Terry is a fireman by trade but has vast experience in coaching having worked for Rondos Academy and running multiple youth teams. Terry has recently fully committed himself to JMF Coaching and will be directing our Elite Devlopment Scheme where he will deal with player recruitment, schemes of work and player evaluations. Terry also delivers a number of one to one sessions for the company.

 

 

Zack Bowden (Coach)

 

. FA Level 1 in Coaching Football

. FA Emergency First Aid Certified

. FA Safeguarding Children Certified

. Full DBS Check

 

Zack is the latest addition to the JMF team. He is currently a Level 1 qualified coach although he is currently in the middle of his Level 2. He also works for Dartford FC's Pre Academy working with the Under 7s and Under 8s. Zacks coaching style is calm and collective and very well organised. Welcome to the team Zack!

 

 

Ellie Jeffkins (Coach)

 

. FA Level 1 and 2 in Coaching Football

. FA Emergency First Aid Certified

. FA Safeguarding Children Certified

. Full DBS Check

 

Ellie is another recent addition to the JMF team joing the company in April 2017. She is the first ever female coach to work for us and is a fantastic asset to the JMF staff. Ellie currently plays for Charlton Athletic Ladies and was voted Players Player of the Season in 2016/17 season. At just 19 years old Ellie has a very promising future in the game and we are delighted to have her on board.

 

 

Gavin Lovett (Coach)

 

. FA Level 1 in Coaching Football

. FA Emergency First Aid Certified

. FA Safeguarding Children Certified

. Full DBS Check

 

Gavin joined the team in March 2017 and is currently a level 1 coach that will be starting his Level 2 qualification in June 2017. Gavin was first introduced to JMF Coaching after his very own son Charlie started to attend our Elite Development Scheme. It's fair to say that since then Gavin has got to know the company very well and after a discussion with head coach Joe earlier this year he was brought in to help with the selection and coaching process of our newest Under 6 Elite squad. Gavin also coaches at our after school clubs when he can and is a keen youth team manager too where he manages Teviot FC Under 9s in the Selkent League.

 

Glen Deacon (Coach)

 

. FA Level 1 and 2 in Coaching Football

. FA Emergency First Aid Certified

. FA Safeguarding Children Certified

. Full DBS Check

 

Glen is the newest addition to the JMF Coaching staff having joined the company in June 2017. He is currently a Level 2 qualified football coach who has a clear passion for the game and is looking to complete his UEFA B License in the near future. His sessions a very well thought out, organised and delivered claerly to a high standard. Glen currently coaches and manages a youth team at Long Lane JFC and will be another great addition to the team.

 

 

Max Williams (Coach)

 

. Level 1 in Coaching Football

. FA Emergency First Aid Certified

. FA Safeguarding Children Certified

. Full DBS Check

 

Max originally joined the company late in 2015 as an assistant coach who only assisted our coaches during coaching sessions on a part time basis. After enjoying his time with us Max decided to get into coaching and soon become a huge hit with the children and parents alike. Max has a big future in football and at just 19 years old he is currently representing Cray Wanderers in the Ryman League. Max leads by example in his coaching sessions and the children are often in awe of his ability during the demonstrations and sessions that he puts on. Sessions delivered are always fun, active and very beneficial to all children involved!

 

 

Timmi Osibodu (Coach)

 

. FA Level 1 and 2 in Coaching Football

. FA Emergency First Aid Certified

. FA Safeguarding Children Certified

. Full DBS Check

 

Timmi joined the team in January 2017 and is currently a Level 2 Coach. He has plenty of experience in coaching children having worked for the Cray Wanderers FC Community scheme for over 5 years. Timmi is also a good friend of Head Coach Joe and played for him when he was manager of Erith Town FC. Timmi is a very talented footballer and currently plays in the Ryman South Division for Cray Wanderers FC. His coaching sessions are very well organised and his coaching style is quite unique. Timmi likes the children to solve problems themselves during his sessions which allows for maximum learning in a fun and enjoyable enviroment.

 

 

Jamie Grimes (Coach)

 

. FA Level 1 and 2 in Coaching Football

. FA Emergency First Aid Certified

. FA Safeguarding Children Certified

. Full DBS Check

 

Jamie joined JMF Coaching in September 2015 and has been a great asset. Jamie plays in the Conference Premier League for Dover Athletic and has a fantastic pedigree having played for Swansea as a youth team player under former Liverpool Manager Brendan Rodgers. Jamie is a Level 2 qualified coach and we are delighted that he will be passing on his professional knowledge to aspiring children that attend our courses! Jamie took up his new role as assistant head coach in September 2016.

 

Update: Jamie Grimes has recently signed a professional contract for Cheltenham Town FC and due to this will not be coaching with us for the forseeable future. Jamie will be a huge loss to the team but we wish him the very best of luck for the future! 

 

 

ARE YOU INTERESTED IN JOINING OUR TEAM? 

FEEL FREE TO SEND YOUR COACHING CV TO US AT JMFCOACHING@YAHOO.CO.UK