Centre of Excellence

 

Boston United Centre of Excellence was established in the summer of 2003 and 30 youngsters from the scheme have made their first team debuts to date.

 

The Centre of Excellence youngsters train on Tuesday and Thursday evenings at RAF College Cranwell and Carre's Grammar School and play fixtures against Football League and Football Conference opposition on Saturday and Sunday mornings.

The Centre has dedicated physiotherapy and goalkeeping provision and a team of dedicated coaches to aid the players’ development and deliver an agreed coaching syllabus to youngsters aged from 8 to 16 years of age.

MISSION STATEMENT
The staff at Boston United Centre of Excellence are committed in their endeavour to identify talented boys and to provide quality coaching combined with a relevant education package, in order to produce young men of integrity with the ability to play football for Boston United Football Club.

STAFFING 2016-2017

CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE TECHNICAL DIRECTOR: Martyn Lakin
CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE ADMINISTRATOR: Lewis Thorogood

LEAD FOUNDATION PHASE COACH: Nick Lovelace
LEAD DEVELOPMENT PHASE COACH: Mark Melson
GOALKEEPING COACH: Michael Emery
PHYSIOTHERAPIST: Jim Overton

UNDER-9s HEAD COACH: Dale Houlston
UNDER-9s ASSISTANT COACH: TBC

UNDER-10s HEAD COACH: Steve Johnson
UNDER-10s ASSISTANT COACH: Graham Almond

UNDER-11s HEAD COACH:
Nick Lovelace
UNDER-11s ASSISTANT COACH: Stuart Cross

UNDER-12s HEAD COACH: Chris Williams
UNDER-12s ASSISTANT COACH: TBC

UNDER-13s HEAD COACH: Mark Melson
UNDER-13s ASSISTANT COACH: Ian Henton

UNDER-14s HEAD COACH: Steve Berkes
UNDER-14s ASSISTANT COACH: Dan McNamara

UNDER-15s HEAD COACH: Mark Gore
UNDER-15s ASSISTANT COACH: TBC

UNDER-16s HEAD COACH: Derrick Nuttell
UNDER-16s ASSISTANT COACH: Martyn Lakin

SUPPORT COACH: Graham Almond

Where next?

COE Fixtures 2016-2017 2016-2017 CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE FIXTURES; JULY 2016 Thursday 28th v Discoveries GB HOME: U10

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