Sam has taken over from previous manager Koo Dumbuya after joining the club following a period coaching in QPR’s Academy. He has also previously held academy management positions with Aldershot Town & Crawley Town Football Clubs, along with a period coaching at Premier League Southampton’s prestigious academy. As well as having worked in a number of professional football clubs, Sam has also been involved in non-league football in various roles including as first team manager at Eversley & California & U23’s Manager at Basingstoke Town. This is Sam’s second period at Fleet Town having joined the club in 2005 as a player however, Sam had to stop playing due to injury & started his coaching career with the club working with the U18’s, U23’s and eventually the first team before leaving the club to join Aldershot Town in 2012.
Sam will bring his wealth of experience in youth development to the club as we aim to develop the young players at the club by striving to provide a tangible pathway from the colts, through the youth team and into the first team.
Sam is sponsored by Matthew Thorne