Owner & Managing Director of Core is UEFA A License coach & professional footballer Johnny Goddard. Johnny has played for various clubs including Swindon Town, Stevenage and Woking. Having joined Reading FC aged 8, he went onto become a professional there. He made his name at Woking FC, becoming an England C international before being bought by Swindon in 2016. Johnny is very passionate about helping young players develop and has worked within the academy at Reading. He now works closely with all our coaches to make sure we create the best coaching environment possible for all our players
UEFA A License
FA Youth Award
Level 3 Sports Development
Level 3 Excellence in Sport
FA Safeguarding - First Aid
Leah is a UEFA B Licensed coach with vast experience in coaching young players. She has worked at various professional clubs, and now helps teach and develop A Level / BTEC students as well as coaching at our Academy sessions in Farnborough. Leah leads of Girls Development Sessions, which you can sign up for by sending us an email! She is very passionate and knowledgable about the game putting on challenging sessions for our players to aid their development.
'Nunny' has over 20 years coaching experience and uses his knowledge to help both our players and coaches learn and develop. He plays a key role in helping us improve what we do, and you will often see him on the sidelines guiding our players in the right direction at Academy sessions or during Soccer Camps!
Frosty has coached at Woodley FC for the past few years where he has taken the U14s up the age groups. He now coaches in primary schools for us where his coaching style helps players develop at their own pace with fun and engaging sessions regardless of ability.