Tour Director and Head Coach – Ady Milne
Ady has over 30 years experience of both UK and International tournaments, visiting the Gothia World Youth Cup in Gothenburg, Sweden every year since 2004 (15 events), the Dana No.1 event in Fredrikshavn, Denmark (5 events), Dana Cup in Hjorring, Denmark (5), Denmark Football Festival in Aarhus, Denmark (5), 3 trips to Holland, several tours to Spain, including Madrid, Barcelona, Seville and Valencia, a superb tour to Ireland and many UK events including the Easter Festival of Football in Sussex on many occasions. Experience is vital when taking children abroad as we are always learning from previous trips so plenty in the bank to lean on.
Simon Pryor – Lead Coach
Simon has many years of international trip experience all over Europe including 16 Gothia World Youth Cups and trips to Denmark, Spain and Holland. Simon has a fantastic personality so is brilliant with the younger groups when away from home on these superb trips.
Neil Redman – Lead Coach
Neil brings us over 20 years of tour experience across the globe and is a vital member of the team. Neil is Chairman of a local football club so has a superb understanding of what is required to help young players develop their skills both on and off the pitch.
Tommy Wilkinson – Lead Coach
One of the Fulham FC Academy, Tommy has been with us in Gothenburg for nearly 6 years, [proving an unforgettable experience for all players that have played for him. With a very professional approach Tommy takes teams and players to the next level and is a quality member of our team.
Aaron Nicholson – Lead Coach
Head of Academy at Basingstoke FC, Aaron has a very mature attitude to the tours ensuring that we achieve a balance between both fun and learning. Aaron will again be joining us at the Gothia Cup in 2021.
Lynne Warren – Tour Manager
Lynne has many years experience of organising major corporate events across the world for may leading worldwide companies. Lynne looks after our Gothia Cup week ensuring that the 110 players, 20 staff and hundreds of supporters receive the experience they expect and have a fun, smooth and enjoyable week.
Support Coaching staff – Mikey Davis, Ben Clifford, Stuart Clark, Ben Sawyer, Johan Flo, James Daly, Isak Flo, Josh Nice, Alice Weaving and Flo Lunn all provide us with the suitable coaching support for these events offering excellent support not just to the players but also to the lead coaching staff.
Sports Therapy Team – Alexia Sawdon, Georgia Buddin, Gideon Vallence, Ash Dean and Luke Morrison all provide our Sports Therapy support to the players during these brilliants trips, ensuring the players are well looked after in a very professional environment.