Welcome toFirst Steps Soccer Bristol
First Steps Soccer have been coaching 2 to 9 year olds in Bristol and the surrounding area since 2006.We presently work with 550 children a week, making us the largest private football academy for this age group in the South West.
F S S is run by Father and Son team Mark and Joe Wenham, alongside Jake Jackson, and a team of Coaches in their early twenties who have known each other since Primary School.
Mark is the most experienced Under 9’s skills coach in Bristol, with over 6,000 hours of leading sessions to his name.
Joe has over 3,000 hours experience , and played junior football at Division A, County, Representative, and Centre of Excellence level. He now plays for Southmead Athletic in the County League, and is also a talented cricketer who represents Bishopston C C in the West of England Premier League.
Jake has 1500 hours of coaching time with 2 to 9 year olds. Jake trained and played for Bristol Rovers and Bristol City Football Academies from the age of 7 to the age of 16. He also played at Division A junior club level. He is now competing at semi pro level as a centre forward for Yate Town in Division 1 of the Southern League South West.