Whitchurch Sports

est 1977

Registered Charity 1163791

Boys Development Group

Whitchurch Development Group offer children aged U5 and U6 (Reception and Year 1) a high quality, fun, safe and enjoyable introduction to football.

The weekly sessions are taken by two experienced coaches Ian Rossiter and Lewis Evans, both are FA licensed with relevant child protection and safeguarding qualifications.  

Ian is UEFA B and FA Youth Award qualified and is Pre Academy Manager at Bristol City FC. He is responsible for recruitment and coaching for Bristol City Academy boys aged 6-8. 

Lewis is also UEFA B and FA Youth Award qualified and has also worked at Bristol City Academy as a coach

The sessions include: ball mastery, passing and receiving techniques, shooting, dribbling, 1 v 1 duals and  small sided games to develop your child's football skills and increase their self-confidence.

Children will also learn life skills such as team play, communication skills, discipline and perseverance.

From the Development Group, children move into Whitchurch U7's Team. 

Whitchurch Development Group is linked with Bristol City Academy through Pre Academy Manager Ian Rossiter. Any players showing potential to play Academy football are fast-tracked into Bristol City Pre Academy coaching programme. 


Venue: South Bristol Sports Centre (old Imperial).

Time: Saturday 9.00am to 10.00am

Cost: £4