Meet the team


Joe Wenham

Franchise Owner and Head Coach

Joe has worked with First Steps Soccer since he left school and has over 4,000 hours coaching experience working with 2-9 year olds. Joe played junior football to a representative level, and plays cricket to a high standard, representing Bishopston in the Western Premier League. When not coaching Joe enjoys a quire pint in the Sportsman with his friends.


Jake Jackson

Head Coach

Jake is a full time coach in Bristol as well as playing semi pro football for Frome Town FC. Jake attended Bristol City and Bristol Rovers Academies and has over 3,000 hours coaching children aged 2-9. Jake has always kept himself fit and active in the gym whilst maintaining impeccable hair.


Miley McNama

Miley has worked for First Steps Soccer since the age of 16 and has over 4,000 hours coaching 2-9 year olds. Miley is presently training to become a PE teacher. He played Ice Hockey to elite level and also enjoys playing local league football. Miley was coach to a large number of players who are now at Bristol City Junior Academy,


Adey Harvey

Adey has worked for First Steps Soccer for five years. Currently studying for a degree in business and economics. Adey has played semi pro football and was at Bristol Rovers as a junior. Adey enjoys socialising, and very much enjoys a flutter on the horses and the football. He is a long suffering Liverpool fan and his hoping that Klopp can make his dreams become a reality.


Marley Walters

Marley is the newest addition to our coaching team in Bristol, he is doing a BTEC Sports course at the WISE campus in Bristol. Marely is a promising footballer and coach and hopes to play football at a high standard. We have high hopes for Marley developing into a top level First Steps Soccer Coach.


Ben Davis

The youngest member of our team, Ben is now an experienced assistant coach having worked in our Kingswood venue for two years. Ben plays football for Avon Athletic and is keen to further his career in coaching as he gets older.