Skillz Academy For Girls

Developing the confidence and skills to move forward in football

Skillz Academy For Girls provides high quality football coaching aimed at girls only. To develop and finely tune skills to move onto bigger and better clubs.

Meet the team:
Chris White

Level 3 qualified

Chris, aka Whitey, has a wealth of experience. Having been on the books at Sheffield Wednesday as a youth he knows what it takes to play at a high standard. During his career, Whitey has played for various semi-professional clubs; Sheffield Club, Alfereton Town, Frickley Ath and North Ferriby are to name but a few. Whitey is a winger by trade, with two wonderful feet and the ability to go by and leave players came naturally to him. A very unique player that was extremely unlucky not to make it into the professional ranks, but because of his love for football and for sport in general, Whitey has worked for a number of years in the coaching and teaching of P.E business. Now an entrepreneur with his own business “Sport Elevation” he goes into schools in the South Yorkshire area to advise and deliver Physical Education to primary school children. This along with various coaching roles has helped him develop his “skillzbibs” and gain the UEFA B qualification in football coaching. Whitey now is applying his coaching trade in the ladies game and one that can only be positive for the players he coaches and Barnsley Ladies Football Club.

Craig Marsh

Level 2 qualified

Craig, aka Marshy, has a wealth of knowledge about the game of football. During his younger years Marshy was on the books at Scunthorpe United and at the ripe age of 18 played at Wembley. Throughout his career Marshy has played for a variety of semi-professional clubs; Sheffield club, Frickley Ath, Salford City, New Mills and Ossett Albion are to name a few. Marshy is a centre forward by rights, but on leaving Scunthorpe he begun to apply his trade has the tough tackling engine in midfield. A born winner Marshy has won trophies at most clubs he has played at. Now an Assistant Head Teacher he has developed an understanding of children working in the primary sector of education and loves the use of APP to inform his decisions. With this wealth of experience and various coaching roles Marshy is now looking towards ladies football to continue his love for the game.

Core Qualifications:

Level 3 qualified, Level 2 qualified

Event dates:

Price £5 per session

Wednesday 5:45pm – 7:15pm

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Keresforth Hill Road
Barnsley S70 6RG England GB
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