Head Coaches at Brighton Soccer Club
MiniRoos Head of Coaching - Paul Kyte
Paul has been involved with soccer for over 40 years having both played and coached at various amateur levels in the UK. He also refereed for a number of years in the UK and has qualified and refereed at youth and senior level here in Australia.
His involvement at Brighton Soccer Club commenced with Small Sided Football in 2007, he has successfully carried out the role of Head of Coaching for the Sub-Junior (5-11yr old) stakeholder group of the club which involves coaching over 50 parent coach volunteers in the skills of the game and in the FFA curriculum.
Paul is qualified by FFA/FV to present coaching courses and assess other coaches.
Paul holds the following FFA / FV qualifications: Discovery Phase, Skills Training and Game Training certificates. He also holds a FFA C License (Youth).
Paul brings a wealth of management and strategic experience from his business life to the role of Head Coach MiniRoos.
Girls Head of Coaching - Wesley Robb
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.
MiniRoos Under 5 to 7s Head of Coaching - Paul Kyte
Girls U7 to U18 Head of Coaching - Wesley Robb