WO Sports Coach Bio’s
Since I was young, I have enjoyed taking part in sports due to the mental and physical benefits associated with staying active. I loved playing many sports, but football was the one sport I thoroughly enjoyed playing with my friends at the park and then progressed to playing at grassroots level with many teams in East London during my secondary school years.
During my college and university years, I studied sports exercise and science (specialising in teaching and coaching) to learn how I could make a positive impact on young people and children whilst coaching football.
I got involved in WO Sports during my second year at University where I learnt football in terms of ball mastery and positions to teach the younger age groups. The staff welcomed me with open arms and allowed me to fit in quite quickly and comfortably.
What I like about WO Sports is the fact that the parents are supportive of the players and coaches in comparison to other clubs. We allow the players to express themselves and to play freely on the pitch.
I am still learning and currently working with the under 9s age group at WO Sports. I am proud to see how much they have improved as a team since their first game. I am looking forward to finishing the season with this incredible team once grassroots football returns.
My name is Mustaf. I possess many qualities which allow me to excel as a coach. These qualities
include leadership skills, clear communication, and most importantly, a passion that I hope to spread
within my team.
I’ve been lucky to have been allowed to coach at 17 years old and I haven't looked back since.
A promise to all parents and children from me is that I’ll ensure the players always get a high-quality
session with a balance of fun to ensure children leave sessions happy.
My name is Jemila Jeng. I am an energetic, happy and cheerful individual who enjoys working with
children. I enjoy developing new skills and learning new ones every day to then use them further in my life
and the working environment.
On a day to day basis, I work in primary and secondary schools as a Teaching Assistant, in a
classroom helping children who have special needs. I also work with mainstream students. Working
with children has always been my dream job.
I have been taking part in football coaching with WO Sports since 2018 as a volunteer from
Leytonstone Sixth Form College. Coaching has built my confidence up and is also something I enjoy.
I have now gained the confidence to coach a girls team every Friday and Saturday at Olympic Park
with WO Sports which I enjoy.
I have competed in the commonwealth championships as an international judo player. I have been
doing judo for five years now and have since managed to receive my brown belt. I am ranked
number 5 in women's UK for my weight category.
My name is Coach Shaun. I have been with WO Sports since January in the 15/16 season. As well as
being a coach I’m a primary school P.E teacher and a Qualified Personal Trainer. I got into coaching through my love of the sport and made it my goal to help the younger generations find their joy for the game too, as well as to help them develop their talent, knowledge and understanding of the game that is football.
My name is Kingsley and I am 23 years old. I am currently working in a primary school as a Teaching
Assistant/Learning Coach. I played for various semi-professional football teams as a teenager. I am now an aspiring professional football coach.
Lawrence Nzuruba (Ike)
My name is Lawrence, but I am more commonly known as Ike. I am a qualified academy coach with 2+ years of experience in the field, although I also still play football myself. I am also a former Assistant Teacher. I am known for my passion and ambition in the game.
From an early age I have been active and interested in sports, taking part in them has taught me resilience and persistence, however when I stared playing football, I discovered this passion of mine which led me to play and study at Leyton Orient Trust. I then decided to begin coaching younger players and at WO Sports I have found the best opportunity to teach young talents and motivate them to keep going and Never Give Up. Currently, I’m studying sports therapy at University of East London.
I am right now a university student, yet I likewise require significant investment during the ends of the week to be a piece of WO Sports. I am a clever person, continually grinning, searching for the sake of entertainment times and experience. The things I like to do during my extra time when I am not encouraging children on figuring out how to play football are playing Basketball for my university as I pay attention to it very.
With regards to different things than sports, I likewise prefer to play Station, chill with my companions. I joined Wo Sports on the grounds that I like to be engaged with proactive tasks as it assists with psychological wellness additionally, I might want to encourage my brandishing procedures to youngsters as it can profit them later as they could be the following most prominent competitor.