Meet the Team

Meet the Team

Coaches

Kieran Connolly

Kieran is the Founder and Head Coach of Sports Fun 4 All. He has been coaching since 2004 and is an FA Level 2 qualified coach. He has previously coached for Crystal Palace, Fulham and Millwall Foundations and coached in the USA for Challengers Soccer Camps. He has played for Lewisham Borough, Ten-em-Bee and Staffordshire University 1st team.

His coaching ethos is for players to learn and have fun through technical work ensuring every player has as many touches as possible in each session. His hobbies include watching football, going to the gym, yoga and reading.

Stephen Cooper

Stephen is an FA Level 2 qualified coach who wants to move onto his UEFA badges. He has been coaching for 5 years since the age of 16. He has previously worked for Fulham Foundation.He has played semi professionally for QPR and Crystal Palace College Academies.

His coaching ethos is to develop players using the FA’s four corner model and motivate them using age appropriate challenges. His hobbies include watching/reading/talking/playing and of course coaching football.

Darnell White-Russell


Darnell graduated from Greenwich University with a 2:1 in BA Politics & International Relations where he was Head Coach for the Men’s 1st Football Team. Darnell grew up playing football locally for Moonshot FC.

His coaching ethos is youth development on and off field and hobbies include gaming, socialising with friends and watching Netflix.

Tariq Chastanet-Hird


Tariq graduated from Manchester University with a 2:1 in History & Politics. In 2018 he volunteered in Uganda delivering sports camps for young people and has worked as a Mentor on the NCS summer programme. Tariq played for local team Moonshot FC up until U13.

His coaching ethos is to encourage players to express themselves, personal development on and off the pitch and think independently about the game and hobbies include mentoring, blogging, coaching and table tennis.