Trevor Bumstead – Director of Football

Experience and qualifications – U16 Head Coach at Arsenal, UEFA A License, Head of the Youth Development Phase (U12-U16) at West Ham United.



Coach Darren – Deputy Head of Football: Overseeing Junior academy, leading form 4 and assigning seniors.

Coached – Chelsea, Brighton & Hove Albion, pro direct Sussex, Bexhill Utd, Little common FC

Played for – Peterborough Utd youth various youth teams in Sussex.

Qualifications – (Football), FA level 2 Coaching Award, FA Level 1 Futsal Coach, FA level 1 & 2 Goalkeeping coaching certificate, FA youth award Mod 1 & 2, FA talent identification level 1, PTLLS Qualified (teaching)  BA Hons sports and exercise science, UEFA B Qualified.


Coach Dan – Goalkeeping coach and Form 2 Coach

Qualifications – Level 1+2 coaching, Level 1 Talent ID, Multi Skills level 2.

Played For – Eastbourne borough, Eastbourne town, Lewes, Langley Wanderers, Shoreham and Lancing


Coach Joshua Bullen – Lead Development Coach (Juniors) & Community Lead

Coached – Chelsea Football Club: Foundation Phase Coach, Select Soccer Club (strongest sides in Sussex in the U15 age group) 

Qualifications – BSc (Hons) Sport & Exercise Science, UEFA B Course, FA L2 in Coaching Football, FA L2 in Talent Identification, FA L1 in Coaching Futsal, FA Safeguarding Children, FA Emergency First Aid and Multi-Skills L2

Played for: Hailsham Town FC, Eastbourne Town FC and Seaford Town FC


Coach Damien – Form 6 Teams, U19 & U18

Coached – Beckley youth teamsU10, U11

Played for – Rye, Wittersham and Old Hastonians

Qualifications – Level 2 Football Coach, Futsal Level 1, P.E level 3 and various online coaching courses.

Bio –  Represented in the county Sussex when playing in my youth team. Previously played in Chelsea’s academy & runs his own sports company in Rye.