Myles Cooper is the F&E lead within the football club and takes up the role of Head of Football Development. Myles is effectively the head coach for the football side of the programme, setting the coaching syllabus and deciding the games programme for the representative teams.
Alex Alexandrou works as Education and Pastoral Director for SMFC and oversees the education side of the programme. Our education provider is the Tudor Grange Academy (TGA) in Kingshurst. Through TGA the students have access to general school/college facilities along with sports pitches where training is held on a daily basis.
Currently, the programme is run from TGA constituting of 3 teams, these are ranked on footballing ability. Our higher performing team represents SMFC in the National Football Youth League. The other teams play in college leagues.
The ‘elite’ team has players who have trained with the SMFC 1st Team squad when they have been short of numbers. Players have also had experience being called up for the Birmingham Senior Cup squad on a number of occasions.