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Evolution Football Coaching

Academy Coaching Staff

Academy Manager

Name: Ross McKay

Postion: Midfielder

Previous Club: Blackburn Rovers F.C.

Level: UEFA 'A' Licence

Age: 33

Lead Coach

Name: Craig Lynch

Position: Centre Forward

Previous Club: Sunderland AFC

Level: UEFA 'B' Licence

Age: 25

Strength & Conditioning

Name: Anthony Errington

Position: Defender

Previous Club: Bolton Wanderers

Level: FA Level 1 Coaching

Age: 33

Goalkeeping Coach

Name: Lee Barrass

Position: Goalkeeper

Previous Club: Sunderland AFC

Level: UEFA 'B' Licence

Age: 25

Girls Lead Coach

Name: Leonie Kennedy

Position: Defender

Previous Club: Newcastle United Womens

Level: FA Level 2 Coaching

Age: 27

KFA Player Liason - Dean Bolam

Dean has been a part of the KFA since the Academy opened its doors last year. Dean's role is an integral link between the School, players and Academy Manger to ensure all educational area's are being achieved by all of the KFA players. Dean is also Head of Key Stage 3 Standards at Kingsmeadow Community School, also delivering P.E. and BTEC Sport.


B (Hons) in Sport within Coaching, PGCE in Secondary Education, FA Level 2, FA Youth Module 1, NUFC Academy Scout.