Our Coaches
Coach Tom
Head Coach
Coach Tom was born and raised in Hong Kong but attended Boarding School and University in the UK. While at school, Tom competed at county and national level at multiple sports, including rugby, hockey, athletics and swimming. During university, Tom played elite level rugby league, before returning to Hong Kong and switching codes to play Rugby Union for Hong Kong Football Club. Tom has also represented Hong Kong at u20 level in Rugby League.Since suffering an injury during a tournament which forced him to stop playing rugby, Tom has been fully dedicated to coaching and inspiring young people to play and enjoy sports.
Coach Michael
Coach
To date, Michael has built up substantial experience and expertise in coaching through his three-year degree at the University of Brighton, specialising in Sport and Exercise Science with Physical Education, in addition to previous employments in full time teaching roles in the UK. It’s clear that Michaels passion in life is sports. Michael believes that it has been a major part of his life and a key factor as to why he has pursued a career in sports coaching. Michael enjoys coaching and playing a variety of sports, however his main interest is football. Michael represented both his School and College football teams whilst growing up, encountering opposition including Hong Kong U15 national side and also Malta U17 national side. Michael also played in the first-team for Futsal at The University of Brighton for 3 years, consistently playing against the top universities in the UK.
Coach Haysen
Coach
Coach Haysen is an energetic and hugely positive member of our team who has 2 years of sports coaching & child development experience. Originally from Hong Kong, Haysen grew up in Shanghai and accepted a scholarship to continue his high school basketball career playing for the Canarias Basketball Academy in Spain, where he later committed to an offer to continue his education at Kenyon College in the U.S. and compete in the NCAA.
Coach Jack
Coach
Coach Jack has over 2 years of experience in coaching children across different sports- including football, basketball, rugby and tennis as well as 2 years of coaching experience in chair-based activities and exercises for the elderly population in a nursing home setting in the UK. Jack’s strong interest in sports as a child led him to the UK, where he completed his Degree in Sports Coaching at the University of Brighton. This course enabled Jack to acquire a range of knowledge in various fields of coaching, whilst getting an up close feel of what the life of a coach consists of. Upon completion of his degree, Jack returned to Hong Kong in order to further expand his experience and knowledge by working in multiple coaching environments.
Coach Dan
Coach
Coach Dan is a hugely passionate young coach who grew up in the United Kingdom and has 5 years of coaching experience across football, tennis, basketball, athletics and rugby.
Coach Allen
Coach
Coach Allen has over 5 years of coaching experience in football, basketball, rugby, baseball and tennis. Allen’s passion as a sportsman led him to the UK after an extremely successful high-school sporting journey, with records still in tact at Yew Cheung International School. In the UK, Allen furthered his sporting education at Myerscough College, whilst also training in professional football environments. Allen returned to Hong Kong at the age of 18 and represented the U-18 Hong Kong National Football team, as well as South China AA FC, Happy Valley & Sha Tin.
Coach Gretchen
Coach Gretchen is passionate about sports and fitness. Growing up in the United States, Gretchen participated in a wide variety of sports and physical activities - including tennis, frisbee, gymnastics, ballet, running, hiking, ice skating and skiing.Since moving to Hong Kong three years ago, Gretchen has remained active in the sports world, competing in both ultimate frisbee and American football, as well as trail running and strength training.She made the decision to coach according to this passion and for the joy of helping children discover their own abilities and fulfilment through sports.