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Hello, Hi! ⚽️👋
We Are Skillz...or Super Skillz as we like to be called 😬

Here at Skillz we want to develop a love for football in your Super Star as well as boosting their social skills and personality!

We aim to achieve this by providing high quality and entertaining football classes, courses & programmes to children aged 2-11, teaching them in an exciting & engaging way that your Super Star has never experienced before!

Our team of coaches includes TWO European licensed football coaches and Level 2 and above coaches as standard.  We teach over 800 children per week promoting our vision of

“Allowing Children To Be Free To Be The Best They Can Be!”

Teaching Superstars football is something we love to do! You may even see us from time to time scoring a goal in our classes and celebrating more than the children!🤓


About: About

The Skillz Family...💙⚽️


Meet the management team behind our programme!

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Ashley Thomas

Managing Director

Ashley’s love for working with children encouraged him to create Skillz back in 2012.


His expertise and enthusiasm have taken him to work within professional football clubs including Fulham FC’s academy and Chelsea FC’s foundation department. In 2011 Ashley became one of the youngest coaches in the country to complete his UEFA B License in football coaching aged 20.

Today he is heavily involved in the planning and management of the programme whereby he has overseen the growth of our programme from 10 children to 550 members per week.

He thinks he is the best footballer out of our whole team…the jury is still out on that one!

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Andreea Ireland

Customer Relations Manager

Andreea has been with us since August 2023, bringing a new found consistency to a super important role for us.

We do not just let anyone join our team! Andreea was chosen because she knows Skillz inside out as her children have been part of our weekly classes for over a year!

Since she has joined, she has helped get more children playing with Skillz and been available to speak to existing and new parents about everything to do with our class more often than when our role was shared between two other Customer Relations Managers.

About: Team

About Our Team 😀⚽️

Our super cool team is carefully selected not only for their coaching credentials, but also for their outgoing, friendly and confident personalities.

Whether you are a parent, nanny, grandad, long lost auntie or a teacher, we guarantee our coaches will be polite, professional, friendly and approachable at all times.

Award Winners...

Since 2012 we have received high praise from the local community and lots of 5* reviews! In the past we have been finalists in the Croydon Business Awards and we won Highly Commended in the National Whats On 4 Kids Awards in October 2019 🏆 🥇

Level 2 and Above Coaches....

As standard, all of our lead coaches are FA Level 2 qualified or above, or are working towards this right now. We opt for quality over quantity to ensure your Superstar develops to be the best they can be! 👍

Approachable and Happy...

Our coaches are hand selected based on their love for working with children and they all are passionate about what they do! It's more than just a job to us ☺️

Highly Experienced...

Our coaches experience ranges from Premier League academy level to primary school sports teaching, including in disability schools and social settings. 🤓⚽️

About: Services

⚽️ Want To Join Our Family? ⚽️

Check out our available positions below

Full Time Lead Coach Position


Lead Football Coach - Part Time



Pay Scale: £17-25 per session

Start Date: February 2024

About: Apply Now
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