The Footstars Team
Guy Hayes - Managing Director
Guy is experienced in coaching children from the ages of preschool all the way through to adults. Among many coaching qualifications Guy is a UEFA B coach and holds the FA Youth Award, FA Futsal Level 2 and a degree in Sports Coaching and Development.
Guy has previously worked at Ipswich Town as an Academy coach and has also coached for Norwich City and Peterborough United.
In senior football, Guy has worked at four 'non league' clubs and is currently first team manager at Step 6 level with Debenham LC FC.
Josh Dowsing - Sport Development Manager
Josh is an experienced schools coach having worked with various schools across the county. He holds numerous Level 2 coaching qualifications which ensures quality coaching across the entire national physical education curriculum.
Josh's coaching engages children of all age and abilities to enhace their learning and enjoyment through fun and challenging activities. As part of Josh's role, he is the point of contact for trials at our Player Development Centre and runs Footstars popular holiday courses.
Sarah Hyam - Project Coordinator
Sarah is our Project Coordinator with the main responsibility to source and acquire applicable grants available to Footstars. Administration support and fundraising initiatives are also her key areas. She has worked at two local primary schools and team secretary at Ransomes Football Club. Her son has been with Footstars for the last 5 years.
George Davis - Apprentice Sports Coach
George is a young enthusiastic coach supporting our lead coaches in our School Sports Programme. As part of the programme George assists with Swimming having qualifed in in Fundamentals and Aquatics Skills of School Swimming. George is a qualified Level 2 basketball coach and has played football locally at Hadleigh United, George delivers fun and engaging football sessions at our Skills Centre, Toddlers and Minis.
Ethan Bloomfield - Sports Coach
Ethan delivers PE lessons and extra curricular clubs in our School Sports Programme. Qualified in Gymnastics and a Level 2 basketball coach, his sessions are great for both talented children and beginners alike. Ethan delivers fun football sessions at our Minis Centres and Wildcats. He played football locally at Needham Phoenix.