Wes Hughes

15/16 Cell Lead Coach

Department: Head of Department
Age Groups: U16
Date Joined: 01/01/2020

Professional qualifications

  • FA Level 1,2,3 Coaching 03/09/11
  • FA Youth Modules 1,2,3 & Award 06/04/14
  • UEFA B Licence 04/05/15
  • Advanced Youth Award 04/06/16
  • UEFA A – working towards 01/09/21
Previous positions held

Birmingham City FC, Head of Safeguarding & Academy Coach

Which Wolves Value best suits you and your role?

1. Introduction of the YDP vocabulary document
2. Introduction of sports hall program within the YDP
3. Introduction of the 3 week learning cycles with supporting research around teaching & learning

Weekly tasks overview

Responsible for the day to day planning and delivery of the 15/16s training and games program, working cohesively with staff across the inter-disciplinary teams with a view to provide an elite holistic experience for our players, taking into account differentiation. Liaising with parents, players and schools to ensure we are working together to maximise our players full potential. Logging relevant information on PMA, Hudl, Mondays.com & other electronic platforms such as MyConcern. Providing feedback and reflective space for our players and parents.

What do you most enjoy about working for the academy?

Observing development of people and sharing their joy when they recognise growth.

Future career and academic aspirations

I aim to keep refining my trade by ongoing learning and reflective practice with a view to be the best 15/16s Coach in the country. I am looking forward to beginning my next journey on the UEFA A Licence.