Offering a fresh approach to coaching and teaching football

Neil Winskill

UEFA “A” Licence Coach




Neil's football career started as an apprentice footballer at Newcastle United where he stayed from 1993-1996. It was whilst at Newcastle he first took an interest in football coaching and started his coaching awards.

He went on to play for a number of local teams including Newcastle Blue Star and Whickham in the Northern League. On leaving Newcastle United he joined the Newcastle Football Development Scheme as The Assistant Football Development Officer in 1997.

In 2004 he completed the highest F.A. Coaching Award the UEFA “A” Licence at Lilleshall. He then gained further qualifications by enrolling at Newcastle College and graduated from Leeds Met College in 2008 with a BSc Hons in Applied Sports Coaching Science.

Neil continues to be a most innovative and forward thinking coach, he is great admirer of Jose Mourinho and his coaching methods. It is coaching that Neil continues to make his reputation working with West Allotment Celtic and more recently Ashington in the Northern League.

Having achieved his “A” Licence he is now passing on his knowledge and expertise as one of the foremost Coach Educators in the region tutoring a variety of F.A. Courses Level 1 and Level 2 courses for Northumberland F.A.