Peter Stanford

o FA Level 1 & 2
o FA Youth Module Level 1 & 2
o FA Talent ID Level 1
o Personal Trainer Level 2
Peter started his coaching journey at the age of 14 assisting at a local grassroots clubs with training sessions and matchdays working with the younger age groups.
Peter has vast experience working with various age groups within grassroots club football having previously managed several teams during the first few years of him becoming a coach. Peter has also coached young footballers at district level competing in national competitions.
He joined Brentford Football Club as an academy scout in 2010 identifying local talented footballers for the clubs’ category 2 academy, during this time Peter gained invaluable experience working alongside some of the best academy coaches and scouts in the country.
Peter has extensive experience working within schools working for various coaching providers, coaching PE lessons and extra-curricular clubs.
Peter’s expertise lay in scouting and player recruitment and this led him onto his most recent roles overseeing an independent elite academy model in all areas and working as Head of Recruitment at both Sutton United Football Club and Met Police Football Club.
Primary Roles:
o Head Coach (U6, U7, U10) – Staines Town Juniors (2010-2013)
o Academy Scout – Brentford Football Club (2010-2014)
o Head Coach (U15) – Hillingdon District Football (2012-2014)
o Foundation Phase Co-ordinator (U6-U11) – CB Hounslow United (2013)
o Head of Academy Recruitment (16-18) – Sutton United Football Club (2016-2017)
o Head of Academy Recruitment – Ultimate Coaching/Ultimate Football Academy (2016-2018)
o Head of Recruitment – Met Police Football Club (2019-Present)