Meet the Coaches
After leaving university, Adam became Disability Sports Development Officer (Sports Partnership Herefordshire and Worcestershire). His main responsibility was to expand sporting and recreational provision for disabled children in Worcestershire.
Adam then moved on to become the Powerchair Football Development Officer at Valence School in Westerham, Kent. A County based development role, focusing on development of powerchair football at Valence School and community level.
Adam was then appointed Regional Powerchair Football Development Officer with The Wheelchair Football Association. He is the Regional lead (south) for the development of Powerchair Football in England. His main aim being to provide greater opportunities for people with physical impairments access to Powerchair Football.
Adam is a tutor for the WFA as part of their Coach Education programme and is a qualified referee. He is also an FA qualified coach and has coached at various levels, from grassroots to elite mainstream football, as well as experience within Blind football. In 2016 Adam won the Kent FA outstanding contribution to disability football award.
Adam coaches both Sevenoaks PFC teams, where continual improvement in performances over the past few years has resulted in both teams achieving their highest ever league positions in the 2015-16 season.
Adam is supported in coaching the teams by Ian Hayward.
Ian is a Sports Coach at Valence School, leading on sport and PE lessons.
He has extensive disability coaching experience as well as being a qualified football and cricket coach.
He plays cricket for Holcombe & Blue Bell Hill CC and is skilled with both bat and ball.
(Young Player Coach)
Myles, in addition to playing in the main squad, also helps coach some of our younger players.
These young players (known as Acorns) are the next generation of talent who we are hopeful will progress to the full squad.