Professional Training by 24-7

24-7 UK Soccer Academy is a professional sports organization. They have been the official trainers for Montclair Soccer Club since 2006.  Their experienced professional staff bring our club expertise and knowledge, accompanied by a desire and passion for the game.   24-7 trainers work with our players, teams, coaches, and parents emphasizing sportsmanship, leadership, technique, and personal goals.

Rob Busa, Director of Coaching

Qualifications Coaching Playing
BSc Sport Science and Education & Employment
NSCAA Director of Coaching Diploma
Frans Hoek Director of Coaching Course 2013
USSF B License
NSCAA Advanced National Diploma (B License)
English F.A. coaching license (C License)
F.A. Teaching Certificate (Key stage 2)
English F.A Child Protection
Wimbledon FC (5 years, including 2 years as director of mini soccer)
Chicago Fire (MLS) Summer 2004
St Mary’s University 1st team coach
Castro Valley Soccer Club, Coach & Trainer (2006-2011)
Montclair Soccer Club, Trainer & Coach (2006-present)
Montclair Soccer Club, Director of Coaching (2009-present)
St Mary’s University 1st Team
Surrey Schools U19’s
Kingston Town FC
Corinthian Casuals

Marcus Watson

Qualifications Coaching Playing
BSc Hons Sports Coaching Award
NSCAA Advanced National Diploma (B License)
FA Level 1 Coaching Award
FA Level 2 Coaching Award
CRB Certified
Child Protection1st Aid Certificate
Leeds UTD 2007 (community coaching)
Leeds UTD ladies u14 2007
Leeds Carnegie Ladies Performance Analysis
Leeds Grammar school 1st team football (2008-2009)
Multi Skills Coach, Rosebank Primary, Leeds
Metropolitan University Coaching opportunity within Community
Severe Learning Disabilities (SLD) Coaching, Leeds Metropolitan University
Yorkshire Gold Coaching, Leeds Metropolitan
Top Flight Soccer
Piedmont Soccer Club, Trainer (2009-2010)
Montclair Soccer Club, Trainer & Coach (2011-present)
Roundshaw FC (2002-2005)
Richard Challoner 1st X1 (2002-2005)
Esher Athletic (2005-2007)
Musgrave Old Boys LMU (2007-2009)

Mark Nutter

Qualifications Coaching Playing
NSCAA Premier Diploma (Equivalent A License)
NSCAA Advanced National Diploma (Equivalent B License)
UEFA B License Course
English FA Coaching License (C License)
NSCAA GK Diploma Level 3 (National)
NSCAA GK Diploma Level 2 (Regional)
NSCAA GK Diploma Level 1 (State)
English FA TOPS Tutor
English FA Child Protection
USSF Referee Level 8
Red Cross CPR & First Aid
Cambridge United FC -English Nationwide League Football In The Community Officer (5 years)
Cambridge United FC U12 Boys Center of Excellence Coach (4 years)
Brittania Soccer
Castro Valley Soccer Club, Coach & Trainer (2004-2011)
Chatteris Town Mini Soccer Director (3 years)
95 Girls Head District ODP Coach (2007-2009)
Castro Valley Soccer Club, Director of Coach & Player Development(2007-2009)
Montclair Soccer Club, Coach (2013)
Semi Professional for Several clubs
U18 & Mens for Cambs County
Cambridge City

Ray Head

Qualifications Coaching Playing
MSc (Distinction) Sport & Exercise Psychology – Loughborough University
BSc (Hons) Sport & Exercise Science and Geography – Loughborough University
Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) – Canterbury Christ Church University
Level 5 Certificate in Education – Buckinghamshire New University
Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage
REPs Level 3 Personal Trainer
YMCA Level 2 Fitness & Gym Instructor Certification
Certified Sports Leaders UK Tutor in Sports Leadership
Sports Leaders UK Award in Community Sports Leadership
English FA Coaching License (C License)
FA Child Protection and Best Practice Certificate
FA Emergency Aid/CPR Qualified
FA Laws of the Game Certificate
CPR and Pediatric First Aid Qualified
Crystal Palace FC Community and SEN Coaching (2000-2001)
Sutton United FC U13 and U14 Head Coach and U15 Assistant Coach (2002-2006)
Carshalton Athletic FC U12 Head Coach and U13 Head Coach (2004)
Wimbledon FC Football in the Community (2004-2005)
Loughborough Town FC (2004-2005)
Charnwood College (Loughborough) 1st XI Assistant Coach and 2nd XI Coach (2004-2005)
Sutton Grammar School U13 Head Coach (2004-2006) and 2nd XI Head Coach (2005-2006)
Forest Lake Camp (NY, USA) Athletic Director and Head Coach U8-U17 Boys and U9-U16 Girls (2005-2009)
Mass Premier Soccer (MA, USA) Academy Director
Mass Premier Soccer MPS Lady Crusaders U13 and U18 Head Coach, MPS Crusaders PD Boys U15 Head Coach and U14 Assistant Coach (2007-2008)
Fulham FC Community Coaching (2008-2009)
John Phillips FC – Loughborough University (2012-2013)
Loughborough University Development Squad
John Phillips FC – Loughborough University
Loughborough Town FC
Kingston Town FC
Carshalton Athletic FC Academy
Sutton Grammar School 1st XI

Auturo Soto

Qualifications Coaching Playing
NSCAA Goalkeeping Level 3
CYSA “F” License
CYSA GK License
US Soccer Federation Level 8 Referee License
Volunteer U6-U14 Boys/Girls Recreational Coach Union City Youth Soccer League (2004-2011)
Volunteer Assistant Coach U14 Boys Competitive Castro Valley Soccer Club (2011-2012)
Volunteer Coach Canyon Middle School (2012)
Volunteer Assistant Goalkeeper Coach Castro Valley Soccer Club (2011)
Assistant Goalkeeper Coach Castro Valley Soccer Club (2012)
Goalkeeper Coach Castro Valley Soccer Club (2012-Present)
St. Elizabeth’s High School, Oakland, Varsity (1974)
Goalkeeper, Leon Soccer Club, Oakland, East Bay Men’s Open Soccer League (1975-1996)
All Star Team Goalkeeper, East Bay Men’s Open Soccer League (1981)

David Barrett

Qualifications Coaching Playing
NSCAA Premier Diploma (A License)
USSF B License
NSCAA Advanced National Diploma (B License)
English F.A. Coaching License (C License)
F.A. Teaching Certificate (Key stage 2)
First aid at work certificateYMCA level 1 and 2 fitness instruction and conditioning
Planet Soccer Coaching Company (2001-2007)
Coach and president of University 1st team, Abbey Rangers U18 boys coach
Piedmont Soccer Club Trainer (2007)
94 Boys District 4 ODP Coach (2009), 96 Girls Assistant State ODP Coach (2008/2009)
96 Girls Assistant State ODP Coach (2009/2010)
Montclair Youth Soccer League, Trainer (2008-2010)
Moreau Boys Varsity Head Coach (2008-2012)
Castro Valley Soccer Club, Coach/Trainer (2007-Present)
Bishop O Dowd Boys Varsity Head Coach (2012-Present)
Represented district, county and England school boys whilst at school
Represented U18 County Men’s team
Crystal Palace (English 1st Division) at U14 – U16
1st team at St. Mary’s University (3 years)
Chelsea F.C 1st team reserves – English premiership (4 month trial 2003)
Semi professional clubs in Ryman league

Brett Shaver

Qualifications Coaching Playing
NSCAA Level IV Diploma Castro Valley Soccer Club (CVSC), Head Coach U9B  Recreational Team (2011)
CVSC, Saturday morning drop-in trainer (2012)
CVSC, Grasshopper trainer (2012)
CVSC, U8 Boys Competitive Team Assistant Coach (2012)
Montclair Soccer Club, Coach (2013)
Division 1 Competitive Soccer (7 years)
Castro Valley HS Varsity Soccer (2 years)
1st Team All-League Defender (Twice)

Sarah King

Qualifications Coaching Playing
USSF E/D coaching license
Referee license – Level 9 2004-2007
CPR certified – 2011
24-7 UK Soccer Academy Intern – 2006
24-7 UK Soccer Academy Fun Camps 2007-2008
24-7 UK Soccer Academy Drop-in sessions 2007-present
Castro Valley Soccer Club (CVSC), Grasshoppers (2009-2012)
CVSC, U7-U8 Girls Coordinator – Recreational (2012)
Montclair Soccer Club, Coach (2013)
Competitive SACYSL 2003-2004
HYSL 2005
CVSC 2006-2009
Varsity player AHS 2004-2006
Varsity captain AHS 2007
Chabot College 2009

James Quijano

Qualifications Coaching Playing
Degree in Psychology
NSCAA Premier Diploma
NSCAA Advanced National Diploma
USSF D License
NFHS Fundamentals of Coaching
NorCal Fiorentina Basic Course
Red Cross CPR & First Aid
De Anza High School Men’s Varsity Coach (2014-present)
Ajax East Bay 97 Boys Coach (2014-present)
Ygnacio Valley HS Girls Varsity Coach (2011-14)
Diablo Futbol Club Coach/Trainer (2011-14)
Hercules HS Varsity Girls Head Coach (2010-11)
FCA Head Coach/Trainer 98 Boys (2009-11)
CSU Hayward (2 years)
St. Mary’s College (1 year)
Contra Costa College (1 year)
San Francisco Seals PDL (2 years)
SF Scots SFSFL Premier (1 year)
Ballistic United 85 Premier (3 Years)
(DVSC Crusaders 85 (5 years)

Mark Savvides

Qualifications Coaching Playing
Bachelor’s Degree in Football Studies
English FA Coaching License (C License)
English FA Child Protection
English FA Emergency First Aid
Chelsea FC – Foundation Level (2012-2014)
Southampton FC – Foundation Level (2012-2014)
Havant and Waterlooville FC (2012-2014)
Southampton Solent University Ladies 1st Team (2013-2014)
Southampton Solent University Ladies 2nd Team (2013-2014)
Crystal Palace Ladies FC (2014)Sand and Surf SC (2014)
Livermore Fusion SC (2014)
Dover District
Kent District

Ivy Allen Chang

Qualifications Coaching Playing
NSCAA Level 6 Diploma (Pending) Assistant Oakland Tech Varsity Coach (2014-Present)
Assistant Oakland Tech Junior Varsity Coach (2014-Present)
Las Positas Community College (1 year)

Francisco Mendoza

Qualifications Coaching Playing
Bilingual (Spanish and English) Volunteer Assistant Coach Montclair Clippers Youth Academy-San Jose Earthquakes
Oakland Tech High School Varsity (4 Years)
Merritt College
ODP State Team (2006)

Nick Lima

Qualifications Coaching Playing
NSCAA Level 6 Diploma (Pending) Assisted with Cal Soccer Summer Camps Region IV ODP Team (2007-2008)
Castro Valley High School
San Jose Earthquakes Academy (Travelled to England with the S.J. club and played multiple times with the S.J. reserve team (2011)
De Anza Force
UC Berkely Men’s Varsity Team (2013-Present)

Todd Sullivan

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Qualifications Coaching Playing
Degree in Sport and Exercise Sciences

FA Level 1 Coaching

Level 2 Community Sports Leadership Teacher Trained

Level 2 CYQ Fitness Instructor Award

Level 3 CYQ Personal Trainer Award

Level 2 Award in Understanding Stewarding

BIIAB Level 2 Award in Door Supervision

Emergency First Aid (inc Paediatric)

Level 3 CYQ Assessor’s Award

Level 3 Teacher Training Qualification

Fitness Coach – Sutton Common Rovers FC

Senior Coach – Sutton United Summer Camps

Senior Coach – Football Focus Coaching Company

Senior Coach – Merton College Academy

Senior Coach – Kidz for Sport

Senior Coach – Cheam Leisure Center

Coach/Mentor – Inunity Coaching

Senior Coach – Carshalton College Football Team

Manager/Coach – Banstead Town FC Senior Men’s

Sutton Common Rover FC (5 years)

Banstead Town (3 years)

Netherne Village (2 years)

Walton and Hersham FC Youth (1 year)

Banstead Athletic FC Youth (1 year)

Fulham Development/Academy Squad (3 years)

Jack Pewter

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Qualifications Coaching Playing
Post Graduate Certificate in Education

BA Hons Sports Studies

AVCE Leisure and Recreation

A Level Physical Education

REPS Level 3 Certificate in Personal Training

REPS Level 2 Certiificate in Fitness Training (Gym Based)

British Gymnastics Level 2 Trampoline Coach

HSE Accredited First Aid at Work

EBA Basketball Coaching Level 1

FA Football Coachin Level 1

Higher Sports Leaders Award

Community Sports Leader Award

Sports Coach UK Level 2 Award in Coaching Studies

Esher College – Kids Camp Manager

Fit for Sport London – Kids Camp Leader

Camp Nashoba North – Raymond, Maine – Soccer Coordinator

Football Coach – Park Hill Junior


Warlingham FC

Croydon FC