Our managers are fun, friendly and enthusiastic, and here to help your child gain a fantastic experience during their time at Shield. Please note that we perform annual checks, in order to ensure that our staff update their qualifications.

Every manager at Shield Academy is:

FA/UEFA Qualified

Child Protection Trained

First Aid certified

Enhanced CRB Checked

“To educate a person in mind and not in morals is to educate a menace to society.” Theodore Roosevelt

Director of Football

Dan Seymour


The Shield Philosophy

Our philosophy at Shield takes into account various points of research and our beliefs take into account the fact that our sessions and structures must vary, dependent on the age group of the team. We pride ourselves on creating imaginative structures.


Dynamic Sessions


Individual Development

3v3 and 4v4’s

11v11 Preparation