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About Us

Pezzaz Street Soccer offers professional, specialist, individual football coaching for all ages and abilities. We are passionate about helping every child to fulfil their potential and are relentless in our desire to continually research, and study, the best coaching methods from around the world to add to our program. Whereas most coaching is geared towards a team, Pezzaz Street Soccer improves players individually to a very high level in a fun and challenging environment. It is individual football development of the highest possible level and improves players from beginners right through to very experienced players. Our sessions are innovative, creative and fun.

Pezzaz Street Soccer uses small sided games as an accelerated learning environment and our individual coaching syllabus is based on the skills and techniques used by hundreds of the world’s most successful players and coaches. The best part is that anyone can join in and learn these skills and techniques to rapidly improve their football ability and confidence!

Almost all of the world’s best ever players learnt to play football in the street and parks. Street soccer has more or less died out in this country and we are bringing the principles back as a serious youth development tool. Street Soccer doesn’t simply mean playing out in the street but is a term used to describe a philosophy based on creative, skilful, attacking, pressure free football in a safe and inclusive environment.

Pezzaz Street Soccer is football development that’s fun, fast and action packed! Our coaching methods really do work. We have had many players sign for professional football clubs as well as regularly getting asked to do 1 to 1 sessions with established professionals. These have included internationals such as Jay Rodriguez, Alex-Oxlade Chamberlain, Adam Lallana, Gaston Ramirez and Andy Reid.

So whether you would like to join the sessions to have amazing fun, or would simply like to be a better footballer for the conventional game, then please browse our website for more information or use the contact page to book a free taster session.

Perry Cocking

Perry is the founder of Pezzaz Street Soccer and has many years of experience at all levels of the game from grass roots through to the Premier League. He heads up the Pezzaz Academy and is a specialist in individual player development. He has worked with many Premier league and international players including Adam Lallana, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Jay Rodriguez. Perry was named in The Times newspaper in 2014 as a coach helping to revolutionise football development in England. He is currently working on a book which is due out 2019. Perry designed the unique Pezzaz Player Development Coaching Syllabus drawing on his experiences from Coever coaching, running a Brazilian Soccer School for 10 years and from many years of working in professional football. He is a Category 1 Premier League scout employed by Southampton FC and is also Head of their Player Development Centre in Salisbury.

Geoff Bonner

Geoff is the Head Coach at Pezzaz Street Soccer and Director of Futsal. He is the 2018 Wiltshire Grass Roots Coach of the Year. He is currently working towards his UEFA A Licence to add to his extensive list of coaching qualifications. He is only one of a handful of coaches in the coutry that have bothe the UEFA B (Level 3) coaching certificates in both football and Futsal. He also has many other FA qualifications including the Level 3 Youth Award. Geoff is passionate about Futsal and shares a love of individual player development with Perry. He has been a key contributor to the Pezzaz coaching syllabus and coaches at the Southampton FC Development Centre in Salisbury. Geoff coaches, and manages, FC Salisbury United in the English National Futsal Super League. He has a wealth of experience locally having worked for Salisbury City FC, Amesbury Town FC, The Wiltshire FA and was Head Coach for the Wiltshire Girls Centre of Excellence.

Paul Matthews

Paul heads up our Mini-Kickz preschool coaching programme. He ran the Saints Tots programme at Southampton FC for many years and is an expert in preschool development. As a former Yeovil Town player he has vast experience at all levels of the game.

Sam Dorrington

Sam (Dorri) is the youngest member of our coaching team but is already making great strides in local youth development. He is a National League Futsal player and plays a high standard of football locally. He is a very popular member of our team amongst the children of all age groups.

Support Staff

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Kelly Turner

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