Meet the Team

Managing Director 

Chris West

Started in 2001 coaching local youth team Trimley Red Devils from under 6s to under 16s he enjoyed much success in seeing players develop into a youth team until the team finished in 2012. 

Biggest achievements came  winning the Tesco cup and take the village team of Trimley to represent Suffolk in Birmingham to take on teams from around England. To see players represent league representative, Suffolk County Rep, Suffolk Schools and Ipswich Town Player Development, Elite and Academy levels.

Since 2012 Chris has put more time and effort in running his businesses and being a father. 

Chris has gained much coaching experience working in schools, football clubs and running 2 businesses. His coaching experience includes coaching children from 1.5 years old at Little Kickers to adults with Xtra Time. He like all his coaches are fully DBS covered along with first aid, child safeguard which is kept renewed regualry every 3 years.

He has a vast amount of qualifications in sports and 18 years expereince coaching children. His roles still include coaching but also managing his team of exciting and enthusiastic coaches who all are valued members of a growing and positive team.


Sports Development Officer

Matt West

Matt has been working for Xtra Time since 2009. He already has gained his level 2 in football coaching and other qualifications include Gymnastics.

Matt also has great administraion and business strengths to add to his coaching qualities. 

Matt has played at a high level of football for many years and regulary provides consistent leadership to the coaching team in his role ensuring we keep to high conssitent profesional standards

Senior Sports Development Coach

Lee Calver

Lee works full time in schools delivering PE and out of school clubs. He is a regular face on our Half-Term Holiday Mania programme . Lee started as a part time coach in 2017 before becomming a full time coach.

He has a wide range of qualifiactions including being a specialist in bowls. He represented at local, county, regional, national and international levels and has added a professional attitude to our team of coaches.

Apprentice Sports Development Coach

Joe Moore

Joined the team 2018 and is alreadt showing great potential to become a sports development coach. He helps support our current sports development coaches.

Sports Development Coaches

Grace Knock

Arran Hay

Tom Ling

Assistant Coaches

Tom Jennings

Jamie Jennings