Head Coach Danny Merrington.

Danny been in grassroot football for 7 years, over this time he has been head coach for 3 different clubs, Mile Oak Wanderers, West Hove Dynamos and currently at West Hove FC.
Away from grassroot football Danny Has adapted his qualifications and taken opportunities along the last 7 years starting with, working for Brighton and Hove Albion in the community as a Albion community coach running after school clubs for various schools in Sussex, main ones being Saltdean school, Balfour school and Dorothy Stringer. He did this for 2 years before being invited by head of coach recruitment at the Albion at the time being Larry May to take a role within the club as one of the head of development coaches within this role. He ran the youth development for ages under 8’s up to under 14’s and then moved on to an elite centre coach for the elite players within the club.

Regarding qualifications, Danny has undertaken the following and has passed his FA level 1 and level 2 in football coaching and has also passed level 1 and 2 in FA youth modules, He has an up to date coaching log with vast workshops has also done the introducing course in FA goalkeeping coaching.
Danny’s ambition for the future is to expand on the qualifications he has already and to continue with his progression with any further workshops and refresher courses, and eventually undertake the UEFA B football coaching course.


"I would like to take this opportunity to say I cannot put in enough words how proud I am to be not only head coach to the under 15's West Hove football club but also Vice Chairman to this fantastic grassroot football club. I wish all the 3 age groups the very best in our first season as a club and can only see this club growing in strength with vast amount of age groups in the future".
Danny Merrington
Under 15's Head Coach
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