more about us

Founded in 2009 by Thomas McStravick with the aim of bringing people together and providing opportunities through football. Thomas is a UEFA A Licence football coach and holds a Bsc (Hons) Degree in Sport Event Management. Thomas was born in Portadown, Co. Armagh and currently works at English Premier League club Leeds United.

We believe that every child and young person regardless of race, religion or sexuality have the right to equal opportunities. We want to inspire people to dream, have ambitions and reach for the stars. 

We strongly believe in the power of football to help make our future a positive, prosperous and fulfilling one. 

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Our Board of directors

Thomas McStravick – Managing Director. Thomas has vast experience in the world of high performance sports coaching. Our founder and current MD, he has contacts within the professional game all over the world. 

 

Hubert Watson – Director. Hubert brings a wealth of experience in sports directorship with his previous involvement as director at Glenavon FC. He now owns Dollingstown FC and has overseen a dramatic rise up the football pyramid and a huge transformation in their facilities. 

 

John McStravick – Director. John is a self-employed business owner who is passionate about the development of sport and it’s role in helping make a difference to people’s lives. 

 

Geoff Ludlow – Director. Geoff is a self-employed business owner who enjoys football and wants to help us make a difference with our young people. 

 

Paul Morgan – Director. Paul is currently Director of Children and Young People's Services for the Southern Health & Social Care Trust. He is a keen sports activist and enjoys coaching and volunteering in various different sporting codes. 

 

Fergus Robinson – Director. Fergus has extensive business experience specialising in procurement and business management. He currently works for Moy Park as a Senior Buyer for the company.