Our coaches

Meet the coaching team

Under 16 coach – Cori Daniels

Nationality
gbr United Kingdom
Current Team
Kent Girls Elite FC – U16
Past Teams
Gillingham RTC
Qualifications

Cori is qualified to FA Level 3 (UEFA B) in Coaching Football and is nearing completion of FA Level 4 (UEFA A). Cori is also a Level 3 Personal Trainer which enables her to provide elite level strength and conditioning training to complement her football coaching.

About Cori

Cori joins us from the Gillingham FC Girls Regional Talent Club.
Having grown up in Ramsgate, Cori enjoyed a successful career in women’s football with Arsenal, winning the women’s FA Cup, Premier League and Champions League, and also with Charlton and Watford.

Under 14 Coach – Nathan Scott

Nationality
eng England
Current Team
Kent Girls Elite FC – U14
Past Teams
Gillingham RTC
Qualifications:

UEFA B FA Youth Award, FA Futsal Level 2, FA Talent ID Level 2, Level 3 Diploma in Personal Training.

About Nathan:

After completing a Degree in Sports Science, Nate spent 3 years in America coaching soccer throughout New York. On his return to the UK, he has gathered years of experience in education as a qualified teacher and Post-16 football coach. Most recently involved in the Elite Talent Pathway for girl’s football as head coach for Gillingham FC RTC (across all groups) and Kent Schools’ District.

Under 12 Coach – Kimi Bolden

Nationality
gbr United Kingdom
Current Team
Kent Girls Elite FC – U12
Past Teams
Gillingham RTC
Qualifications:

UEFA B

About Kimi:

I began coaching over 20 years ago, helping a local Sittingbourne club open their first female team at under 8s. From there, I moved to the Gillingham Centre of Excellence, where over the past 12 years, I have worked with development teams, the under 10s and 12s Academy girls and had a spell managing the 3 SENtaur squads in the disability leagues. Alongside these posts, I have supported players in the Arsenal development squads, Kent Player Development squads and worked in Community coaching with Gillingham.

I began playing football aged 10, at Sittingbourne Ladies FC and was lucky enough throughout my teenage years to play at Kent Schools and South East County levels. I also had a spell with Fulham FC Academy at 15. After playing with Anchorian Ladies for a number of seasons, I transferred to the Gillingham Ladies squad, where I was fortunate enough to be captain of the reserves for over 5 years. I now reside with Faversham Strikeforce, playing both 11-aside and futsal when time allows.

Under 10 Coach – Kamil Shonowo

Nationality
gbr United Kingdom
Current Team
Kent Girls Elite FC – U10
Past Teams
Gillingham RTC
Qualifications:

FA Level 2, UEFA B in progress

About Kamil:

My name is Kamiludeen Shonowo. I am currently a Primary School PE Teacher and also a Coach Mentor for the Football Association (P/T). Currently Welling United FC Academy U13 Girls Coach. I have previously worked for Gillingham FC Girls RTC for over 6 years, Crystal Palace FC Academy for 7 years and Arsenal FC Pre Academy.

Playing career played for Semi-pro team called Harrow Borough FC in the old Rymans League Premier many years ago.

Goalkeeping Coach – Vince Brazil

Nationality
gbr United Kingdom
Current Team
Kent Girls Elite FC – U10, Kent Girls Elite FC – U12, Kent Girls Elite FC – U14, Kent Girls Elite FC – U16
Past Teams
Gillingham RTC
Qualifications:

Vince holds various qualifications including FA Level 2 in Coaching Football and Coaching Goalkeepers, plus FA Level 3 Treatment and Management of Injuries in Football.

About Vince:

Vince joins us from the Gillingham FC Girls Regional Talent Club where he was Goalkeeper coach from 2011 to 2020. He has held / holds various coaching positions, including as goalkeeper coach, at U21, development squad and academy levels for example at Welling United FC, Charlton Athletic FC, Arsenal FC and Welling Community Sports Trust.