FOUNDER - NICOLE BARRETT
"HARD WORK BEATS TALENT IF TALENT DOESN'T WORK HARD"
Nicole has played football her entire life for both Professional and Grassroots clubs.
At the age of 6, she started with a local boys’ team, before play academy football with both Reading FC and Chelsea FC.
Aged 17 Nicole signed for Oxford United, giving her the privilege to compete with and against some of the best teams and players in English football. At the start of 2016, aged 19, Nicole moved to America and signed for a Semi-Pro Women’s team OSA FC, where she had the opportunity to play with both American and Italian nationals.
Nicole currently plays for Maidenhead United in the FA Women's National South West Division 1.
Nicole currently holds an FA level 2 badge. She will be completing the next badge (UEFA B) in 2021. She is also a member of the Berks & Bucks Football Association (FA) Youth Council and works with them, to increase the growth and development of youth football.
After obtaining her first coaching job at the age of 15, Nicole gained a new outlook on the game, and so far it has been one of the best decisions she's ever made. With over 8 years coaching experience of children aged 18months-16years old in both England and the USA, Nicole has worked hard to develop and create innovative programs to deliver the latest training techniques and methodologies, in order to get the best out of every player.
Nicole's greatest passion is seeing children not only succeed but do it with a smile on their face.