BRFC Academy Update

September 30, 2016

STAFF RESTRUCTURING IN BRFC ACADEMY 

Paul Hughes, ex-Lead Foundation Phase Coach, has been appointed as the Head of Coaching.

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Paul Hughes will be responsible for the development and mentoring of the coaching staff. He will also be continuously monitoring the football delivery within the Academy.

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Luke Smith has been appointed as the FULL TIME Lead Foundation Phase Coach.

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Luke Smith will oversee the development of the players within the U-9 to U-12 age groups from October.

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Molly Dursley, Sports Therapist, has now become FULL TIME.

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Molly

Molly Dursley is the BRFC Academy Lead Foundation and Youth Development Phase Sports Therapist

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James White, Athletic Development Coach, is also now FULL TIME.

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James White

Previously, James has worked at both West Ham Utd FC Academy and Brentford FC before joining Bristol Rovers. He has also supported many athletes including professional rugby players and assisted members of the GB Boxing squad.

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Sophie Morgan is now Lead Pre-Academy Phase Coach overseeing the U-6 to U-8 programme.

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Sophie Morgan

Sophie Morgan brings with her a wealth of experience working with younger players and has a real talent for engaging and inspiring the pre-academy boys.

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There is also the new recruitment network with 11 regional scouts on board.

Finally,  Chris Hargreaves is to oversee the progression of the U-18 scholars into the U-21 structure.

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Chris Hargreaves

Chris Hargreaves is enjoying the moment along with another current Bristol Rovers player and his other teammates.

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To read more about these issues and other Medical changes: Click HERE  and Click HERE

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