Football has been a part of Wesley's life since he was 5 years old. He was the kid that was never without a ball at his feet and spent many hours developing his skills against the walls and on the streets of Dublin. He was selected to play for Belvedere Youth Team a renowned feeder club to the UK Premier League. He was subsequently selected to be part of the Youth Squad at Aston Villa FC from here he played Premier League in Ireland and represented his country at an International Youth Level. Wesley attributes these experiences in shaping his coaching philosophies.
Football, along with coaching and developing young players is his passion. His philosophy and coaching model of Practice – Play –Develop is how he presents Football to young players in order to excel. He believes that while competition and winning is always something players will be exposed to, it is critical in the early development stages to focus on practicing and playing in an encouraging environment centred on learning.
With over 17 years of experience in developing and coaching young players. Wesley hold the following Football qualifications. UEFA B Licence as well as, ASCA, Coerver Diploma and is an FV Skill Acquisition Program Accredited Coach.