MIKE HARGREAVES - HEAD COACH
A professional football coach for over 10 years, the Head Coach has worked with players across the North West of England, across the USA, Sao Paulo Brazil and most recently Ghana.
He holds the Advanced Youth Award and recently began the UEFA A Licence, the highest qualification in football coaching.
He has spent 5 years working with the Foundation Phases at Burnley FC Academy and currently coaches the U14s at Oldham Athletic FC.
He is passionate about coaching local youth players and has enjoyed seeing many progress and sign to Premier League and Football League clubs.
CRISTIANO PINTO - GOALKEEPER COACH
Our goalkeeper coach comes with a futsal background, currently playing for Manchester Futsal Club. Originally from Porto, Portugal, he started his football career with Boavista FC who play in the Portuguese Primeira Liga before switching to play futsal.
He holds the Level 2 Futsal and is about to complete his UEFA B Licence.
He has spent significant time with Manchester Futsal Club as Head of Goalkeeping and Burnley FC as a Futsal advisor and Foundation Phase Coach.
Cristiano has a real passion for goalkeeping and the benefits of futsal style goalkeeping to the modern day football goalkeeper.
DAUNTE CRAWFORD - STRENGTH & CONDITIONING COACH
Daunte is currently studying for BSc in Sports Science. He is passionate about helping provide a support system to help athletes develop their full potential physically.
ANDREW HYDE - STRENGTH & CONDITIONING COACH
Andrew is studying for an MSc in Sports Science. His aim is to develop a sports science support system for athletes that facilitates their time on the pitch instead of inhibiting it. He believes strength and speed are important as is the knowledge behind them. He wants to educate the players on strength and power further than just the weights room.
ALEX BROWN - COACH
Alex is a coach who has played at the highest levels of non-league football for 10 years, progressing through the academy system.
He holds the UEFA B Licence and FA Youth Award and currently coaches the U14s at Oldham Athletic FC alongside Mike Hargreaves.
He also runs his own football coaching sessions in South Manchester through the company he created. 8By8 Football
Football and Sport in general are a huge part of his life and prides himself on a high level of professionalism in any task undertaken.