The Team

Meet our exceptionally talented coaches and staff who work incredibly hard to help your child play football with flair, confidence and skill. Their passion for football coaching shines through in every session and they make it their business to help your child succeed – whatever level they’re at. 

Imtiaz Jamil

Imtiaz Jamil

Founder & Head Coach

Dylan Emery-Woods

Dylan Emery-Woods

Head Lead Coach

Dean Jamil

Dean Jamil

Assistant Coach

Who We Are

A football coaching company that helps children become the best they can be at football.

At Striker Academy our vision for your child – and every child that attends – is to provide you with the best-in-class football coaching available in the Northwest.

Since our start in 2009 we have constantly developed and evolved our coaching syllabus so your child gets the latest and best in kids football coaching. It’a wonderful opportunity for your child to be coached by some of the most successful coaches in the UK with an enviable track record of helping children play at the very highest level.

That’s important to us because we know only too well what it’s like to be left out, bullied and laughed at when you’re unable to play football well. And our promise to you is no child will ever leave Striker Academy not knowing how to play with flair, confidence and skill.

Tiny Strikers

Toddler Football Coaching

Mini Strikers

Football Coaching for ages 5-7

The Academy

Skills Classes for ages 8-14

One to One Coaching

One to one coaching for ages 6+

What We Do Best

We have a passion for coaching kids football and it’s something we’ve done for many, many years. We are one of the UK’s most established soccer schools with a rich history of helping children reach the ultimate goal in football – to play professionally. Indeed we’ve helped thousands of children play for some of the world’s top academies, including Liverpool FC, Manchester United FC, Manchester City FC and Everton FC.

Something we are equally proud of is helping many more thousands of children play football to their best. Parents take children to their local junior football club only to see their child struggling. And that’s difficult, to witness your child struggling in front of you, week-in-week-out.

Thankfully parents seek out help, come to Striker Academy and we help their child learn, develop and thrive. Many of these players end up becoming the best in their team. What a proud and happy feeling that is for both parent and child and something we love being a part of.

What many parents don’t see is how their child struggles in school. The playground is an unforgiving place. If you can play well, everyone wants to be your friend, wants you on their team, makes you part of the conversation at lunch times.

If you can’t play, unfortunately your child misses out on a huge chunk of their school life, friendships and lunchtime banter. In fact our Head Coach, Imtiaz, knows better than most what it feel likes to be bullied because of not being good at football at school and his mission in life is to ensure no child that comes under the wing of Striker Academy will ever face what he had to face.

Speak To Us. We Are To Help

We know how serious putting the ‘fun’ in to football is and we know you want the best for your child. Speak to one of our friendly staff or coaches who will be more than happy to point you in the right direction and help you choose an option that is right for you and your child.

Fill out the short form below or give us a call on freephone 0800 756 9835. We would love to hear from you!