Meet The Coaches


Tom Cudworth

Tom is a vastly experienced FA level 3 'UEFA B' coach who was a former professional footballer with Coventry City Football Club. Tom has spent time playing and coaching in the U.K, U.S.A and Australia. He is our head coach and is very popular with the children, due to his enthusiastic approach and desire to improve young players.


Gary McSheffrey

Gary is currently playing for League One team Scunthorpe United he is a former Coventry City FC Star and achieved every schoolboys dream by representing his home town club. Gary started his career with Coventry, learning his trade in the youth team and progressing up through the ranks. Gary has previously been top goal scorer at Coventry City and received a number of ‘Player of the Season’ awards. Gary has also played for Leeds United, Nottingham Forrest and Stockport County. Gary has represented England from under 15’s to under 21's. Gary is currently undergoing his FA coaching badges and is often seen visiting our Soccer Rockz boys and girls to offer advice and guidance on what it takes to to become a professional footballer.


Craig Pead

Craig is a recently retired professional footballer who previously played for Coventry City Football Club having progressed through the youth ranks. Craig has also played football for Walsall, Notts County, Brentford and represented England at all levels of Schoolboy football from Under14’s through to Under 20’s. Craig is a F.A level 3 'UEFA B' coach and is also a fully qualified personal trainer.