Coach: Ali Simmons
Growing up Ali played in a number of professional youth set ups and was part of the Hartpury College team that ranked number 1 in the United Kingdom. During College Alex was one of 10 people to be invited to the “World Freestyle Championships” based in London. He attended Brunel University on an academic scholarship where he graduated with honors in Sport Sciences (Coaching) in 2010. Whilst at Brunel he continued to play at the highest level possible in 11 a-side and also futsal. Alex was fortunate enough to be educated by coaches such as Gary Haylock (ex -Conference Manager) and Paul Hughes (Ex Chelsea player). Throughout term time at University Alex worked regularly with local schools where he coached kids aged 3-5.
Alex’s ambition is to one day combine coaching with becoming a University Professor.
Alex currently has his Child Protection, First Aid Emergency, F.A laws of the game, F.A Level 1 & 2 badges and is part of the F.A Licensed Coaches Club.