Meet the Team

Meet the Team

Coaches

Kieran Connolly

Kieran is the Founder and Head Coach of Sports Fun 4 All, is FA Level 2 qualified and has been coaching since 2004. Kieran has previously worked for Crystal Palace, Fulham and Millwall Foundations and worked in the USA for Challengers Soccer Camps in 2008. Kieran has played semi-professionally for Lewisham Borough, Ten-em-Bee and Staffordshire University 1st team.
Kieran’s coaching ethos is for players to learn and have fun through technical work that ensures every player maximises their touches in each session. Kieran’s hobbies include watching travelling, football, going to the gym, yoga and reading.

 

 

 

Darnell White-Russell

Darnell graduated from Greenwich University with a 2:1 in BA Politics & International Relations and Head Coach for the Men’s 1st Football Team. Darnell grew up playing football locally for Moonshot FC.
Darnell’s is FA Level 1 qualified and his coaching ethos is to use football to develop players football ability and life skills. Darnell’s 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.
Tariq is FA Level 1 qualified and his coaching ethos is about encouraginging players to express themselves, personal development on and off the pitch and think independently about the game. Tariq’s hobbies include mentoring young people, blogging, coaching and table tennis.

 

 

 

Elias Fazli

Elias is an FA Level 1 qualified coach. Elias’ coaching ethos centres around creating a fun environment where children and young people can flourish. Elias is an amateur boxer in his spare time and boxes at local, regional and national events.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hussein Ghadar

Hussein was originally an attendee at Sports Fun 4 All in 2016 and has taken the full development pathway to now become a coach. Hussein understands the Sports Fun 4 All ethos and delivers that on the pitch through his coaching with children and young people. He is a great example to them of the pathway they can take if they choose to.