Meet the Coaching Team

Our THA Team

Simon Holmshaw (Leeds/Sheff)

Simon Holmshaw is the Managing Director at THA. Simon has been a football coach/Manager for 14 years. In his Junior football roles, Simon’s honours include winning two cup competitions and 3 league trophies in the grass roots leagues in Sheffield.

Ethan Holmshaw (Leeds/Sheff)

Ethan Holmshaw is the Operations Director at THA and is also responsible for the Leeds Site. Ethan has been a football coach for 7 years and has a degree in Sports Coaching with honours. He is the current manager of the Ladies First team at Horsforth St Margaret’s.

Samuel Holmshaw

Sam Holmshaw is the Technical Director at THA. Sam has been a coach & manager for over 9 years, he possesses both a masters and bachelor degree in sports coaching and has managed and coached various football teams across Leeds

Nick Firth (Leeds)

Nick is a qualified football coach with a degree in P.E. and Sports Coaching and a Masters Degree in Sports Psychology. Nick has previously worked with the Liam Cooper Academy and Erasmus plus, coaching young athletes at the Olympic training centre in Finland

Hastings Ellis (Leeds)

Hastings had a degree in Sports Coaching from Leeds Beckett University. He has managed teams such as Huddersfield university women’s first team and Bradford United Ladies as well as coaching at Horsforth JFC.

Sean Nyamudandara (Leeds)

Sean has a degree in Sports Coaching with honours from Leeds Beckett University. He is currently the manager of the women’s second team at Leeds Beckett University & the Assistant manager at Horsforth St Margaret’s ladies first team.

Joseph Holmshaw (Leeds/Sheff)

Joe is our Back office Manager. Joe has played football since the age of 6 and has helped out with assisting many teams, including the Ilkely Women’s First Team.

Helder Carvalho (Leeds)

Helder is an assistant coach at our Horsforth centre in Leeds. He works with our 12-16 Boys specialist football group. He is currently studying a degree in Sports Coaching from Leeds Beckett university.

Nicola Holmshaw (Leeds/Sheff)

Nicola is an assistant coach for our 2-4 parent and toddler age group. She has been involved in junior football for over a decade primarily as a club secretary.

Our team in action

Team Pictures

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