About us

Meet the team

Stuart Fergus


Head Coach

Tel: 07951 028287

Email: firstkickfootball@gmail.com


Stuart Co-Founded First Kick Football over 20 years ago and coaches at numerous schools we work with alongside his coaching role with West Ham Unted Academy. Stuart hold his UEFA 'A' License making him one of the highest qualified coaches in the country and has had experience playing professionally with Boston United FC


Luke Moore


Head Coach

Tel: 07590 836971

Email: lmoore.firstkickfootball@gmail.com


Luke oversees the day to day management of the schools we work with and is Highly qualified to the coaching guidelines set by the FA as well as holding a National Academy of Sports Medicine L3 qualification. He actively coaches over 20 hrs per week alongside his role as Sports Co-Ordinator with Quilters Junior School (OUTSTANDING Ofsted 2017). He is a technically astute and passionate coach and has professional football experience with Southend United FC, where he spent 10 years as a player. He has also represented an England schools represenitive side in the Norway Cup, one of the worlds biggest youth competitions.


Neil Marron


Senior Coach


Neil delivers sessions in the Thurrock, Southend and Billericay areas and also has links to Canvey Island Youth FC, where he has been assistant manager to their under 18 side. He has been coaching for 20 years at youth level and is hugely experienced. As a player Neil has played for Billericay Town in the Ryman Premier league along with a host of other non-league sides. 

Sam Lechmere 


Senior Coach


Sam is one of our senior coaches and manages the delivery of sessions at around 5 of our schools as well as his role with West Ham United's Academy. He also holds his UEFA A license and has excellent rapport with the children he coaches. 


Sam has had a very good career at non-league level. Already aquiring a Conference South winners medal, a Ryman Premier winners medal and has represented the Nike Football academy side


Ben Blatchford 


Senior Coach


Ben is currently the strength and conditioning coach for the Havering College football academy. He is a level 3 personal trainer and completed the Football Academy course as a student himself. Captaining the side and acheiving 3 A levels. Ben has also comleted his FA coaching qualifications.



First Kick Football LTD

The Old Surgery

Moulsham Street




Holiday courses


Please keep checking the website for details of our upcoming holiday football courses, where children will take part in skill competitions, technique training and world cup competitions in netted samba goals! Every child will receive a medal for participation on our courses

Terms and conditions

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