Welcome to the Basingstoke Town Community Coaching team page. Below you will find information on all of the coaches that work within our Community Department.
Our coaches take part in CPD that is presented in house by members and guests of the football club on a regular basis. This continues to build on knowledge and learning of all our coaches. We also ensure that all our coaches are members of the FA licensed coaches club with valid DBS certification in their possession. Knowing this as a parent will give you piece of mind that your child will be learning in a safe and fun environment.
Adam Clark is the Head of the Community Programme with the responsibility of all age groups from under 7 to under 18 (part time). He oversee’s the development of every player within the Basingstoke Town Youth Academy and also the Basingstoke Town Tots and Pre-Academy. He has implemented a scheme of work that is used across the whole academy that is adhered to by the coaching team. This scheme of work is designed to work in conjunction with the club philosophy and the principles of play.
Adam is responsible for forming the youth academy and gaining membership in the highly regarded Junior Premier League. The club started with 32 players in 2013 and now the set up boasts over 100. He has plans in 2016 to increase the participation rate and will be looking to produce players that will one day, represent the first team.
Adam holds the UEFA B license and FA Youth Awards with plans in 2016 to start his UEFA A license and FA Advanced Youth Award.
As well as managing the youth academy he works alongside Jason Bristow on a daily basis with the full time academy and also manages a successful community department.