Meet the coaches
Here are all our coaches
By sport and age groups
Meet our team
Head coach futsal
is from Portugal and grew up playing futsal. Having played and been part of fustal in Portugal he brings such knowledge.
Head coach football
Mark is an amazing coach with years of professional experience that he brings to the Academy.
Mitch is an outstanding coach who is fun and approachable . Technique based coach.
Nelson came through the Academy in Lisbon for Benfica, currently still playing futsal for our senior team . Nelson shows an array of skills and talents that the kids are drawn to.
Ricardo is one of our younger coaches, who also plays futsal for our national league men's team.
Paul is a vastly experienced coach that always comes with a smile and has a knack of getting the very best from the players.
Football foundation coach
Foundation Southend football coach. Luke is the perfect coach for the younger ages. Great Football knowledge delivered in a fun way.
U16 futsal coach over seeing the youth players transition into men's futsal.
one of the most important jobs at the club.
Mario has been in futsal all of his life and has come to England to help share the Sporting culture and sports methods. Head of Futsal
Youth driven and a history in the national leagues and strong roots with youth Academies. Head of Football.
Coming from Portugal Mario is more affectionately called Jukka. Futsal coaching experience is amazing.
Lilia is the club secretary and is at the centre of everything good. Does all the work with the FA and NFS / LNFS Futsal programs.