Amanda Barr

Amanda is an Ex England International Striker. She played for the Under 18 Squad scoring 18 goals in 18 appearances before progressing to the first team where she scored ten goals in 37 appearances. Amanda spearheaded the England attack at the 2005 UEFA Women’s Championship, hosted in her native North West. At the domestic level, Amanda played for many clubs including Charlton, Everton, Doncaster Belles, and Birmingham. During her career, she won domestic honors and many personal awards. Amanda was among the first players who won a scholarship to the national player development center at Loughborough where she spent 5 Years studying sports science and coaching. Amanda’s passion now is to develop as many young players as she can and to help keep

pushing the girls/women’s game forward.

Danni Maslin-Barr

Daniella has played in the Women’s game for many years. Starting young as a striker and quickly becoming a very talented Goalkeeper playing for many clubs including Sheffield Wednesday, Nottingham Forest and Guiseley. She also played for England at Under 18 level. Now that Daniella has finished her playing career she now is a Montessori Teacher as well as the Goalkeeper coach at RTB. Daniella’s passion is now to pass her expertise onto as many players as she can, in particular, the girls. Fully qualified in terms of Child Protection, DBS and First Aid

Neil Mather

Neil went into coaching in 1986 with Manchester City Football in the Community. In 1988 he had the idea to start a women's team at the club so founded and was the first-ever manager of the now hugely successful Manchester City women's team. He then coached for three years with Great Britain Buckeye soccer in Ohio, USA before going back to England to be the manager of Stockport County Football in the Community as well as coaching the youth team. He then founded and set up Stockport County Ladies as he had previously done at Manchester City. Coaching them through the divisions to the top division within four years. In 1996 he went into teaching and taught PE at Lady Barn House School. In 2000 Neil was appointed Head of Sport at Ramillies Hall School. as well as spending two summers coaching in Italy and France. He also returned to Manchester City as a part-time coach within their academy structure. Firstly coaching in development centers before moving up to coach the elite groups, working with the likes of Phil Foden, Marcus Rashford and Tosin Adarabioyo.   

Last year Neil moved back into coaching full time. He is the schools coordinator for Manchester City Academy at the Etihad Campus and also a senior scout. In charge of finding potential players, male and female in schools throughout the North West. He is also head coach of Trafford College Academy who after a very successful year now have three teams in the North West College League. In addition to this Neil does coaching in a number of schools in the Manchester area including the prestigious Stockport Grammar School.    

Luke Buchan Jones

Luke has spent 10 years delivering PE in schools for Stockport County and is also a coach at Manchester City’s Academy. He is highly respected in the beautiful game by so many people, Children, parents, teachers and other coaches.

Developing players and allowing them to realise their full potential has always been at the forefront of his coaching philosophy.

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