Football Development Programme

Block Information September 2021

All current customers should now have been issued information through email about booking onto our classes. If you did not receive this can you email scott.murray@eastdunbarton.gov.uk. Any new customers looking for this information can also email the same address for this to be emailed out.

All block classes will commence week beginning Monday 27 September. Girls, goal keepers and Friday drop in sessions will resume as listed below

 

Come and Plays re start Friday 24 September

Kirkintilloch Leisure Centre   Leisuredrome
 

Girls Only re starts week beginning 20 September

 

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Allander Leisure Centre

The Allander Leisure Centre Sportsdrome is now closed and therefore no classes will be running there for the next 12/18 months.

 

Kirkintilloch Leisure Centre

Day

Class/class code

Old code

Start date (TBC)

Times

Cost

Tuesday

Mini Kickers

MK2

7 September

4pm – 4:45pm

Direct debit

Tuesday

Football Centre

FC2

7 September

5pm – 6pm

Direct debit

Thursday

Mini Kickers

MK6

9 September

4pm – 4:45pm

Direct debit

Thursday

Football Centre

FC6

9 September

5pm – 6pm

Direct debit

Friday

Come & Play (5 – 12 year olds)

C&P

10 September

4pm – 5pm

Pay as you play

Saturday

Mini Kickers

MK9

11 September

8:30am – 9:15am

Direct debit

Saturday

Football Centre

FC10

11 September

9:30am –11am

Direct debit

Saturday

Girls Only

GO

11 September

11am– 12pm

Pay as you Play

 

Leisuredrome

Day

Class/class code

Old Code

Start date (TBC)

Times

Cost

Wednesday

Mini Kickers

MK4

8 September

4pm – 4:45pm

Direct debit

Wednesday

Football Centre

FC4

8 September

5pm – 6pm

Direct debit

Wednesday

Girls Only

GO

8 September

6pm – 7pm

Pay as you Play

Wednesday

Goal Keeping

 

8 September

6pm – 7pm

Pay as you Play

Thursday

Mini Kickers

MK5

9 September

4pm – 4:45pm

Direct debit

Thursday

Football Centre

FC5

9 September

5pm – 6pm

Direct debit

Friday

Come & Play (5 – 8 year olds)

C&P

10 September

4pm– 4:45pm

Pay as you play

Friday

Come & Play (9 – 12 year olds)

C&P

10 September

5pm – 6pm

Pay as you play

Saturday

Mini Kickers

MK8

11 September

8:30am – 9:15am

Direct debit

Saturday

Football Centre

FC9

 11 September

9:30am – 11am

Direct debit

 

Football Development Coaches Profiles

 

East Dunbartonshire Football Development has a wide array of coaches working within their grassroots community programme. Each coach is committed to the development of young people within the sport of football, and player enjoyment is at our core. They hold a varying degree of football qualifications but all have achieved a minimum of the Scottish FA Level 1 qualification.

Lead Coaches

Ryan Hynes

Qualifications: Scottish FA Level 2
Predominantly works in: The Allander Leisure Centre, School of Football and Schools Programme
Coaching ambitions: I really enjoy working within this grassroots programme and enjoy seeing players starting with us in our min kickers programme, and still coaching them 5/6 years later in our Football centre classes and seeing how far they have progressed.



Daniel Gormal

Qualifications: Scottish FA Level 3 Advanced Children’s Licence
Predominantly works in: Kirkintilloch Leisure Centre, School of Football, Schools Programme and Advanced Player Centre
Coaching ambitions: To start coaching with a professional team and also achieve a full time development job within sport, ideally football.

 

Coaches

Brian McAuley

Qualifications: Scottish FA Level 2 (UEFA B Licence Intro course)
Predominantly works in: Kirkintilloch Leisure Centre and Schools Programme
Coaching ambitions: To try and coach at the highest level possible. I am also involved in girls youth football so to progress as far as I can in that.

 

Emma Dolan

Qualifications: Scottish FA Level 1~
Predominantly works in: The Allander Leisure Centre and Schools Programme
Coaching ambitions: To achieve my Scottish FA Level 2 UEFA C Licence and coach a team – no preference on level.

Alex Miller

Qualifications: UEFA B Licence
Predominantly works in: Kirkintilloch Leisure Centre, Schools Programme and Advanced Player Centre
Coaching ambitions: My ambitions are to complete my coaching qualifications within the next few years and improve myself l as much as I can. Then hopefully in years to come I would like to coach in Europe, but at the moment I am enjoying being a part of the football development team here at EDLC

Darren Hynes

Qualifications: Scottish FA Level 1
Predominantly works in: The Allander Leisure Centre and Schools Programme
Coaching ambitions: To coach in some capacity within a professional team

Lewis Sanderson

Qualifications: Scottish FA Level 1, Scottish FA Goalkeeping Level 1
Predominantly works in: The Allander Leisure Centre and Schools Programme
Coaching ambitions: I would love to open my own goalkeeping academy and further my coaching career within Scotland and coach at the highest level.

Gavin MacLure

Qualifications:Scottish FA Level 1
Predominantly works in:The Leisuredrome Bishopbriggs
Coaching ambitions: I work full time as Sports Development Officer however I have coached with EDLC Football Development since I was volunteer over 7 years and continue to coach as much as I can as I enjoy working with this team of coaches. I also enjoy seeing the progression the children make through all our classes.

Jack McKeown

Qualifications: Scottish FA Level 2 (UEFA B Licence Intro course
Predominantly works in: Kirkintilloch Leisure Centre, Schools Programme and Advanced Player Centre
Coaching ambitions: I want to achieve my UEFA A Licence and Scottish FA Advance Children's Licence. I also want to become a Scottish FA Coach Education Tutor as well as getting a full time job working in football.  

Eva Ralston

Qualifications: Scottish FA Level 1
Predominantly works in: The Leisuredrome Bishopbriggs
Coaching ambitions: I hope to improve as a football coach by learning from my colleagues and more experienced coaches at ELDC. I’m also hoping to later transfer my improved confidence & skills and spend some time coaching abroad.

Kieran McGrory

Qualifications: Scottish FA Level 1
Predominantly works in: Kirkintilloch Leisure Centre
Coaching ambitions: Other than working to as high a standard as possible, my overall ambition is to coach in the United States at an Elite Youth Academy level or College/University standard.

Mark Edwards

Qualifications: Scottish FA Level 1
Predominantly works in: The Leisuredrome Bishopbriggs
Coaching ambitions: To gain experience in order to continue to improve as a coach. To facilitate a fun environment for children to play and learn football.

Elly McLean

Qualifications: Scottish FA Level 1
Predominantly works in: The Allander Leisure Centre
Coaching ambitions:  To learn as much as I can from the coaches and children and be as creative as I can during my sessions to prepare me for my future career as a PE teacher.



Cara Davie

Qualifications: Scottish FA Level 1
Predominantly works in: The Allander Leisure Centre
Coaching ambitions: My coaching ambitions: to gain experience by working with children in different environments in order to be successful in the future with a career in teaching.