At JG7 Coaching, we offer numerous services to provide for all age groups and abilities with our staff delivering to a professional and qualified standard.

Our philosophy

Our delivery enables the participants to build self-esteem, feel safe in our environment and above all, HAVE FUN! With the service lines we offer, we ensure that we display professionalism and participant-centred approaches to ensure that you have the best possible experience.

Meet the team

Head Coach and Founder- Jake Gower

Our head coach, Jake Gower, founded this company after 7 years of building his reputation in the sports coaching industry. Jake studied at Solent University for 3 years; qualifying with a BSc Sports Coaching Honorary Degree. Alongside his degree, Jake has numerous qualifications to bolster his coaching ability:

– DBS Qualified– 2:1 BSc Sports Coaching (Hons)
– FA Safeguarding Children Award– 1st4Sport Level 2 Multi Skills Award
– FA Emergency First Aid– FA Level 2 Football
– First Aid At Work– UKBDA Level 2 Dodgeball
– Safeguarding Adults at Risk– British Gymnastics Primary Teacher’s Award
– Outdoor Learning Award– SAQ Performance Sport Movement Award
– 1st4Sport Level 3 PESS in Supporting
and Delivering Primary Education in Sport
– Level 1 Talent ID Award in Football
– Coaching and Mentoring in PE Certificate– Mental Health Awareness for Sport and Physical
Activity Certificate
– Level 2 Cricket- Coaching children and Young performers1st4Sport PE Confidence series Certificate

Lead Coach – Ben Davies

Our coach, Ben Davies, joined the company in 2019 after meeting Jake while working for Southampton FC. Ben studied at Richard Taunton college for 2 years studying Sports Development and Coaching. Aside from working for the company, Ben volunteers at Pace Youth FC where he manages a boys & girls football team. His current qualifications are:

– FA Level 1 Football– FA Level 1 Futsal
– FA Level 1 Talent ID Award in
– FA Emergency First Aid
– DBS Qualified– FA Safeguarding Children Award
– Coaching CTEC Level 3 Extended
– NCFE Level 2 Certificate in
Fitness Instructing
– Mental Health Awareness for Sport
and Physical Activity Certificate
– FA Junior Football Leaders Award
– Level 2 Cricket- Coaching children and Young performers

Coach – Ed Hawkes

Our coach, Ed Hawkes, joined the team in early 2022 after working with and developing young children in the early years sector. Previous to this, Ed has experience in Sports Coaching through earning his Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport at Strode College. To further his knowledge in the industry, he holds the following the qualifications: 

– FA Safeguarding Children Certificate – Introduction to First Aid in Football (IFAiF)
– DBS Qualified– Level 3 Early Years Educator
– Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport – FA Playmaker Course
– Introduction to Coaching Football– Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Dodgeball

If you would like to find out more about our coaching qualifications and experience, please do not hesitate to contact us!

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