Posts Categorized: Club

GSFC coach wins national FA award

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Greenhouse Sports Football Club Head Coach Artur (“Jorge”) Alves was among 18 others recognised at this year’s FA coaching awards at St. George’s Park on Sunday evening. Jorge won the prestigious England Mini Soccer Coach of the Year Award at the ceremony and was presented with his trophy by Les Howie, Head of Grassroots Delivery. Jorge has been with Greenhouse Sports for the… Read more »

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Sayce, 32, Greenhouse London FC

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Sayce Holmes-Lewis is the coordinator for our 13-15 year old participant programmes and the club’s Community Development Officer. He works in close cooperation with local pupil referral units and mainstream schools. Sayce has been a constant presence at GLFC for over 15 years. He joined the under-18s in 1999, before successfully obtained a coaching qualification… Read more »

Joshua, 14, basketball

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Many teachers had tried and failed to improve Joshua’s behaviour. His attitude and actions at school were a major concern and he was very close to permanent exclusion. During a PE lesson, Greenhouse Coach Michael identified Joshua’s potential and invited him onto the basketball programme. In the beginning Joshua would get frustrated and lash out… Read more »

Joanna, 16, basketball

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In year 7, Joanna began playing basketball for her school, but as one of only two year 7 pupils in the team, her opportunities to play were limited. Joanna joined the Greenhouse Sports programme in 2012, where she received personalised training from Greenhouse Sports Head Coach, Fe. It was the support she needed to improve… Read more »

Mulenga, 22, Greenhouse Sports FC

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“I live in a rough neighbourhood in Peckham, but Greenhouse Sports FC is an escape. As a youngster, I could play at my own pace and I loved the supportive environment. Without realising it, the coaches introduced me to life principles, like showing-up on time and being a good member of the team. In school I… Read more »

Swimming

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Greenhouse Sports Inclusive Swim Club offers young people, including those with disabilities, the chance to learn to swim together and improve their skills and fitness. Held every Saturday at St Paul’s Girls’ School in Hammersmith, the club has sessions for beginners, building their confidence in the water, followed by sessions for those keen to master more… Read more »