Coaches at Berks Elite

Meet the team of coaches which all hold Football Coaching and First Aid Qualifications and have been CRB check.

FABIO CAIAZZO

DIRECTOR OF COACHING

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Core Belief – Attitude and determination are essential to become the best player.

Played at a semi-professional level as a central midfielder. Coaching for 5 years and having won the majority of competitions my teams competed in has taught how to prepare teams and achieve the best from any player.

LUKE NIJJAR

HEAD COACH – U11/16

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Core Belief – In order to dominate the game you have to dominate the space.

Played at an high level as a winger and played in many successful 5 a side and futsal teams. Over 5 years of coaching experience, winning many trophies means I have the desire to realise the potential of every player.

HECTOR DENIZ

METHODOLOGY MANAGER

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Core Belief – Team working and smart players move up to next level.

As Charles Darwin said “It is the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) that those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed”

MALCOM VELLA

GOALKEEPER COACH

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Core Belief – Focus and confidence is the key to good performance.

With several years experience in coaching at professional level with teams such as Leyton Orient, I believe I have the skill set and experience to develop any goalkeeper of any ability.

JACK McCORMACK

COACH

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Core Belief – Positivity can produce the best in anyone.

A truly passionate player and coach with several years experience in coaching at various levels including Reading FC. My aim is to develop players into not only players but better sportsmen too.

 

JADE BRADLEY

COACH

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Core Belief – I don’t mind if you’re not the best, just don’t give up becoming your best.

Currently playing center midfield at Portsmouth FC. I’ve been fortunate with my football career so far and feel the professional environment I grew/continue to grow in can offer the players something unique. I’ve coached since I was 17, helping players take that next step in signing for academies. I recently completed my Sport and Exercise Science degree and feel the knowledge gained will help progress the players physicality and psychologically on and off the pitch.

RUBEN GASPAR

COACH

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Core Belief – Desire and Discipline, the way to Excellence.

A lover of the Game, with more than 5 years experience in coaching at various levels. Committed to player development and extremely passionate about tactical/mental details.

PABLO SALTER

COACH

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Core Belief – Determination and hard work are all a player needs to succeed.

Played at very high standard as a left midfielder for Highmoor Academy in the Junior Premier League winning many competitions. I was coached by an ex-professional football player which has enabled me to gain valuable knowledge on professional football. I was also scouted to play for Reading FC.

BERTIE GINGELL

DIRECTOR OF COACHING

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Core Belief – Player coach relationship is essential to achieve players potential.

Played at semi-professional level as a winger. Coached for 5 years and won numerous pieces of silverware. Currently studying sport and exercise science at university enables me to enhance the players progress.

BEN CLARIDGE

EXECUTIVE MANAGER

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Core Belief – To be the best goalkeeper you will need a strong mental attitude.

Played at a semi-professional level as a goalkeeper with 4 years of coaching experience ranging from youth level to adult. Experience in setting up teams to play high intensity football out from the back. High intensity and the right attitude can win you any game no matter the opponent.

LELLO CAIAZZO

TACTICAL DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

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Core Belief – Football is not just running randomly on a pitch Discipline is the key point.

Semi professional CAM by the age of 21, more than 10 years experience in coaching 14/16 years age groups. Football analyst from 2016 aiming to bring my past experience to coaches and players.

JAMIE CURTIS

HEAD COACH – U7/10

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Core Belief – Winning with dignity and respect is as important as losing with dignity and respect.

Played at a High level as a Midfielder winning several competitions and League Titles. Qualified Coach for over 2 years and takes pride in developing players as individuals and athletes.

PELE HAGGER

HEAD OF SCOUTING

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Core Belief – To earn the right of calling yourself a footballer, one must discipline there training, actions and attitude.

Played for multiple academies Wycombe/Reading/GPS, currently playing semi pro football for Woodley United and doing a sports and exercise HND course. 3 years of coaching experience and have had multiple students of mine scouted into academies.

ELLIE WILSON

COACH

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Core Belief – Work hard, do the basics well, and we, as coaches, will guide you through the rest.

I am looking to use my experience from playing football at professional and international levels to enhance my coaching ability and help young players to realise their potential. I have also graduated with a degree in Sport and Exercise Science which will help me to support the physical development of players as well as their footballing ability.

MIROSLAV KONDOV

COACH

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Core Belief – The best defence is a good offence.

Played at semi-professional level as a central defender, right/left back and defensive midfielder. I have been coaching for over 4 years and am extremely passionate about football and trying to develop player’s skills to reach maximum potential. Hard work and dedication is the key of success.

SAM JONES

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Core Belief – Hard work always beats talent when your talent doesn’t work hard.

Play to a high level as a central midfielder for Bracknell Town, ex-Reading FC academy. Passionate about football and keen to start my career as a coach.