We pride ourselves at Shear Soccer by using coaches whose knowledge, passion and enthusiasm for sport is second to none.

We are unique in the fact that all of our Lead coaches are either ex professional football players and/or have experience at working at professional clubs Centre of Excellence/Academies.

All our Lead coaches are also qualified to at least FA Level 2, with supporting staff qualified to at least FA Level 1 (or working towards) First Aid qualified, are CRB registered and hold Child Safeguarding certificates.

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Adam Shearer - Head Coach

  • FA/UEFA  Licenced

  • BA Hons Sports Science and Coaching

  • MSc Football Agency

  • FA Registered Football Intermediary

  • Diploma in Sports Law

  • FA Youth Award (Modules 1, 2, 3 & assessment)

  • FA Coaching Disabled Players Award

  • Level 2 FA Treatment and Management of Injuries

  • CRB Registered

  • Child Safeguard Certification

  • First Aid

  • Member of FA Licensed Coaches Club

Adam is the Head Coach of Shear Soccer and directs all the sporting activities in our current programme.   He has gained vast coaching experience in recent years having run many local courses for young footballers and has also completed two summers(1999, 2000) coaching and directing  Camps and Academies for  FC Seattle  and  Goal Line  in the USA as well as a summer touring the UK as a coach for Manchester United Soccer Schools. In 2009 Adam visited Barbados to work at the ‘Kick Start Academy’ which included several youth international players.  Adam has also coached in other professional clubs Community and Academy programmes. Adam is a former Devon Youth team captain and Exeter City Youth team player.

Meet The Team

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Chuck Shwenn

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Anthony Goss


Sam Alferi

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Luis Edmondson

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Ryan Yeoman

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Tom Besford

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Josh Organ

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James Page

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Jamie Hodge

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Adam Jonas

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Charlie Shearer