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OUR COACHES

Train With The Best

Get to know the dedicated coaches and staff behind D&S HASTINGS YOUTH FOOTBALL CLUB. We come from all walks of life and are united in our passion to play incredible sports! We’re fortunate enough to be working with the best in the industry, and we know that we really couldn’t have become number one without our incredible coaches!

Read more about our individual professional coaches below.

If you are looking to move from your current club, please contact us.  We are always on the look out for enthusiastic, passionate and skilled coaches to join our team.  Call our head coach Dennis Ireland on 07508 776796.

 

DENNIS IRELAND

Head Coach

Coach Dennis Ireland has been with us since the very beginning and as our Head Coach, he trains and mentors our players,Coaches offering professional and quality guidance throughout the season.
Coach Dennis is also in Charge of our Under 13's Girls and Boys Teams.

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COACH VITOR ZEFI

Under 14's Coach

The D&S HASTINGS YOUTH FOOTBALL CLUB Team wouldn’t be where it is today if it weren’t for Coach Vitor Zefi who oversees our strategy and advises on the best course of action. We really couldn’t have wished for a better Coach.
Vitor is in Charge of our Under 14's Team.

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COACH MEL SAUNTERS

Under 8's  Coach

Coach Mel Saunters has been a truly valued member of the D&S HASTINGS YOUTH FOOTBALL CLUB.
Coach Mel works closely with our team members to make sure they’re performing to the best of their ability.
Coach Mel is in Charge of our Under 8's Team.

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COACH SHAUN LEE

Our All Round Coach

Coach Shaun has a wealth of experience and supports the Coaches by stepping in and covering them as and when they request his support.

He is  reliable and a great asset to our team and is always there when we need him.

He can step into any team at anytime and improve on that age groups skill set!

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COACH PAUL FRANCIS

Our Newly Qualified Coach

Coach Paul has been supporting the Club as a parent by being there for his Daughter Izzy who plays for our under 13's Girls on the wing.
He has been following the club since day one and its great to hear that he is now qualified threw us along with the  F.A.

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ASSISTANT TRAINEE COACH JAMIE GUNDRY

Trainee Under 8's Coach

Jamie has been supporting Coach Mel of the Under 8's Team.
He has now started his level 1 coaching course threw us with the F.A.

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ASSISTANT TRAINEE COACH SAM ROBBINSON GUNDRY

Trainee Under 13  Boy's Coach

Sam has been supporting Head Coach Dennis of the Under 13's Team.
He has now started his level 1 coaching course threw us with the F.A.

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COACH
KIM CALVO

U12’s coach

 Kim has recently joined D&S and is looking forward to starting. ...football has always been a big part of Kim's life.  she has completed her play maker course and is waiting to start her level 1 coaching course with the F.A. 

Kim has recently completed her welfare officer course. 

Kim is ready for this new challenge .

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COACH SEAN BOYD-STEVENSON

U12’s  coach

Sean has recently joined D&S and is excited to get started... Sean has completed his play maker course and his currently started his referee course and is looking forward to doing his level 1 coaching course with the F.A . Sean is a goal keeping coach .

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COACH DANIEL SMITH

U11 coach 

Coach Dan Has a degree in sport and fitness at Brighton uni. He worked as a sport development office for Hastings council for 5 years. He was a coach as part of an award winning community scheme active street games. He has FA level 1, Futsal, as well as dodgeball, hockey and so much more. He worked as a sport coach at 2 youth clubs helping 100s of kids get sports qualifications. He is a Brighton fan, and Has coached ages from 4 up to adults.

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