Emma Avery-Carter has been the chairman since August 2021, she dedicates his time to growing the club. Recruiting the right kind of players is fundamental to take the club to the next level. Ensuring everyone pays their way is the key to success, this is vital for any team to go from strength to strength. New kit, new players and new equipment make Academy FC the place to be.
Kyle Jenkins was the original secretary when the club was formed in 2018 and after Gary Avery-Carter became chairman in 2019 his first act was to reinstate Kyle as club secretary. Kyle handles all communication with Bournemouth FA, opponents, registering of players and calling in the scores.
Jordan Carter has been the club treasurer since August 2021, looking after the money is what keeps clubs afloat, we use Quickbooks to keep clear and accurate financial records.
Carlo Covello joins us for the 21/22 season and has taken up the position on the committee to help with the running of the club.
Alex Whitley will be taking up the role of Assistant Manager for the 21/22 season, having joined the club in 2019 as a player.
Currently qualified as an FA Playmaker, he will begin his FA Introduction to Coaching (Level 1) qualification this year.
Paul Speller will also be taking his place in the dugout, in order to further support the team on matchdays and training.
Paul has also been a player for Academy FC since the club was formed, and brings with him lots of passion and determination.
Kyle Jenkins has been player coach since November 2020, the role involves planning preseason friendlies, tactical input on match days, running a good warm up and cool down on match days to prevent injuries.
We are open to having dedicated coaches, so if you have hung up your boots, but would still like to be involved with a football club. Please get in touch with Emma Avery-Carter 07718173268.
Carlo Covello will also take up a coaching role; bringing with him a wealth of knowledge from his time as part of previous teams as well as running a women's team.
Carlo Covello will be Club Captain for the 21/22 season.
Having taken up the roles of 4th Committee Member and Coach, that wasn't enough for him! We look forward to him raising the team in every game.
Billy Bailey will be Vice Captain this season; looking to help drive the team to success in the games ahead.