Our Coaches

Zuber Patel

Head Coach

A UEFA A Licence coach, the highest practical coaching award available, Zuber has also completed the FA Youth Award modules one and two.and works for the FA as a Skills Coach.  Although he doesn’t like to sing his own praises he probably is one of the most talented grassroots BAME coaches in the country.

Zuber is responsible for the development of the coaching philosophy of the club, working with the coaches to implement a coaching and development pathway for all involved with the club.

Adam Hoyle


Adam will always mention how he is the only coach at the club to have worked for a Premier League club, Burnley FC.

Adam has also worked at Blackburn Rovers academy and has a whole host of coaching qualifications including Level 2, Youth Module 1 and 2, Coerver Youth Diploma, Goalkeeping Level 1 and currently completing the Level 3 diploma in supporting delivery of PE and School Sport.

Kris Domokos


Former trainee for Manchester United Academy Kris and currently working for Accrington Stanely Kris is currently working towards his UEFA B Youth Award. He has completed his Level 2 award as well as a Level 2 in Futsal and in the FA Youth Award Module.

Andrew Aspinall

U11’s Team Coach

Andy works for Blackburn Rovers Trust as a full time coach and works tirelessly on developing girls football in Blackburn as the Women and Girls Development Officer at BRFC Trust. Andy has completed his FA Level 2 and FA Youth Module 2 award as well as Level 1 in Futsal.


Sam Yates


Sam is Mr grassroots football. Working for Lancashire FA Sam is also a referee tutor, chairman of the Lancashire Referees Association Youth Council, vice chairman of the Lancashire Referees Association, National RAFA Youth Council North West Representative and goalkeeper coach for the North West Disability Centre of Excellence and Lancashire Schools girls U14 and U16. Sometimes he also coaches at AHF FC!


Jack Stevens

U9’s Team Coach

Working for Preston North End Academy Jack has a BA HONS in Physical Education and School Sport. His Coaching badges include FA Level 2, FA Youth Module 1 and 2 and Coaching Disabled and Deaf footballers.


Endrit Shehu

U10’s Team Coach

Endrit is coaching at Preston North End as a Pre-academy and development coach. He’s completed his FA Level 2, Level 2 in goalkeeping, Level 2 in Futsal as well as his FA Youth Module 1 and 2. He’s in his final year at UCLAN completing a Sports Coaching degree


Dominic Walsh

U8’s Team Coach

Dom is currently working at all levels of football, working at Wigan Athletic Ladies Football Club, Pro Sport Coaching and Stony Hurst 6th Form College. Dom has extensive professional sports qualifications including football coaching level 1 & 2, youth module 1 & 2, futsal level 1, basketball level 1, tag rugby level 1 and dodge ball level 2.


Sam Keates

U7’s Coach

Sam has worked across Europe for Reebok Soccer schools and is currently a Skills coach at Lancashire FA.  He has completed his FA Youth Award, FA Level 2, Futsal Level 1 and holds a Level 3 in PE & Education.


Jack Kearns

U7’s Team Coach

Jack has a BTEC Level 3 in Sports Coaching, works full time at Accrington Stanley and delivers after schools sports at local primary schools. He has completed his FA Level 1 and Futsal Level 1.


Taome Caville


Taome was awarded the FA National Young Volunteer of the Year in 2012 and has been presented with a grassroots hero medal by Prince William for exceptional service to football.  She has been coaching football for 5 years and has completed FA Level 2, FA Youth Mod Level 2 and is also a Level 1 netball coach.


Danny Wilkinson


Danny spent 9 months coaching in the states in 2015 after completing his degree in coach education at Edge Hill University.  He has coached for Arsenal Soccer Schools in Spain and completed his FA Level 1 and FA Youth Module 1.


Amy Bland


A semi-professional playing for Blackburn Rovers Ladies and working at Accrington Stanley Amy has completed her FA Level 2, Youth Module 1, Level 2 in Futsal and Level 1 in disability football.


Adam Aspinall


Adam works for Blackburn Rovers Trust and also Burnley Football Club! He has completed his Level 2 and his Youth Module 2.


Bilal Adam


Bilal was one of the first coaches to join the AHF FC coaching team. He has completed his degree in sports development, FA Level 2, Level 2 in dodgeball and Level 2 in coaching studies.


Calum Monk


Calum is in his final year of studying Sports Coaching at UCLAN and works in schools delivering PE. Has completed his FA Level 2, FA Youth Module 2 and Futsal Level 1.


Muneer Master


Muneer has been our longest serving young volunteer at AHF FC.  Having completed his GCSE’s this year and achieving phenomenal results he has completed his FA Level 1 and has also achieved a Duke of Edinburgh award.


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