Coach Hugh

Coach Hugh is one of our lead Coaches heading our U9 & U12 New Forest Academy squads, as well as leading Soccer Camps, Saturday Soccer Club, After School Soccer Clubs & New Forest Nippers.

Coach Hugh has a great deal of experience coaching youth football in and around the New Forest for the past five years. Coach Hugh’s specialism is researching and designing innovative training methods to support the New Forest Academy philosophy.

Coach Hugh has strong links with AFC Bournemouth’s Head of Youth Recruitment Carl Robson and Head Academy Youth Coach Graham Mills, having seen 12 players from his New Forest Academy teams progress into AFC Bournemouth’s Academy setup.

Coach Hugh draws upon his extensive playing experience, having been part of the AFC Bournemouth youth team and an integral member of the Brockenhurst College Youth Alliance Football Academy that reached 3 National Cup Finals, played at the FA Headquarters, St George’s Park. Coach Hugh now plays the highest level of semi-professional football alongside his role as Head Coach.


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