Meet The Team

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Name: Tom Buzzard, Director

Specialises in: Football (AFC Southgate Director)

CRB/DBS No. 001390092919

First Aid Qualified: ✔

Qualifications:

  • BA Hons Coach Education & Sports Development (University of Bath)
  • MSc Hons Business & Community (University of Bath)
  • UEFA B coaching license

About me: I have always been passionate about coaching and really began to gain experience and knowledge in the area whilst on the Coach Education & Sports Development course at the University of Bath. During my four years at the university I was fortunate enough to spend one of them playing and coaching football in America. This was part of my placement year on the course and I attended Oakland City University in Indiana for this year. On return to Bath, I completed my degree and then stayed on to gain a Master of Science degree in Business & Community studies. In 2013 I completed my UEFA B coaching license with the Welsh FA whilst working alongside Swansea City’s academy.

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ED2teamKalo72Name: Ed Harvey, Director

Specialises in: Tennis (Head of Hazelwood Junior Programme)

CRB/DBS No. 001401215916

First Aid Qualified:  ✔

Qualifications:

  • BA Hons Coach Education & Sports Development (University of Bath)
  • PTR Professional

About me: I started playing tennis at 4 years old and continued playing and competing regularly throughout my teens. I got involved in coaching at 18 and realised I had a real passion for teaching and therefore pursued a career in coaching. At 19 I went to the University of Bath and graduated in 2009 with a BA Hons in Coach Education & Sports Development. During my time at University I was fortunate enough to study for one year in Santa Barbara, California, where I was able to gain valuable coaching knowledge and experience training alongside some of the best college athletes and coaches in America. Since then, I have been coaching tennis full time at Hazelwood Sports Club, Winchmore Hill where I have helped develop the existing junior coaching programme. My goal is to constantly improve the structure, accessibility and delivery of coaching to all ages and abilities.

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Name: Graham Taaffe

Specialises in: Tennis

CRB/DBS No. 001181927343

First Aid Qualified:  ✔

Qualifications:

  • Lawn Tennis Association CCA

About me: I have been involved in tennis from a young age and have always enjoyed playing and competing. At 20 years old I began coaching full time and I have been Head Coach at Hazelwood Sports Club, Winchmore Hill for 15 years. During this time I have worked along side some great players and coaches. I enjoy coaching players of all ages and abilities and want to use my two decades of coaching experience to help improve the tennis ability of as many aspiring players as possible. I have helped create a junior programme at Hazelwood that allows kids to receive regular coaching as well as the opportunity to compete amongst other juniors within the clubs.

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RhysteamKalo72Name: Rhys Bass

Specialises in: Tennis

CRB/DBS No. 001300241881

First Aid Qualified:  ✔

Qualifications:

  • Lawn Tennis Association Level 2
  • PTR Professional

About me: I grew up in a tennis environment and have played and competed regularly ever since. At 16 I became an assistant coach at Hazelwood Sports Club, Winchmore Hill helping out in the after school tennis sessions. I thoroughly enjoyed the coaching environment and after finishing school I went to study at the University of Wales in Cardiff. I graduated from UWIC in 2011 with a BA Hons in Educational Studies & Physical Activities. After graduating I began coaching tennis full time at Hazelwood Sports Club and have enjoyed watching my students progress and continually improve.

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_DSC0069 copyName: Nicholas Joannou

Specialises in: Tennis & Football

CRB/DBS No. 001404410227

First Aid Qualified:  ✔

Qualifications:  

  • Lawn Tennis Association Level 3
  • Football Association Level 1

About me: I began playing football and tennis at age 8 years old. In 2014 I started at Leeds Beckett University where I am studying Sports Development allowing me to study and play tennis full-time for the university.

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_DSC0098 copyName: Chris Leondiou

Specialises in: Tennis

CRB/DBS No. 001486850460

First Aid Qualified:  ✔

Qualifications:

  • Lawn Tennis Association Level 1
  • Lawn Tennis Association Level 2

About me: I have been working for Kalo Sport for two years now and thoroughly enjoy it. I have also started to coach tennis at Hazelwood sports club full time. I have been playing tennis from a very young age therefore I really enjoy teaching children all I know about tennis! Having completed my level 1 and level 2 coaching badges in tennis, I couldn’t of had a better introduction into coaching through Kalo Sport and Hazelwood.

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RACHELteamKalo72Name: Rachel Ryan

Specialises in: Tennis

CRB/DBS No. 001368151503

First Aid Qualified: ✔

Qualifications:

  • Lawn Tennis Association Level 2

About me: I have been playing tennis since the age of 4, competing in many tournaments and matches along the way until I began coaching at the age of 15. I have coached at Hazelwood Sports Club for a number of years and have been with Kalo Sport since its opening in 2013. I also coach for Primal Health tennis academy with young juniors, as well as coaching a disability session once a week. I have finished at Nottingham Trent University and graduated with a 2:1 in Ba (Hons) Criminology.

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ADEMteamKalo72Name: Adem Ali

Specialises in: Football

CRB/DSB No. 001250514867

First Aid Qualified: ✔

Qualifications:

  • BSc Hons Business Marketing
  • FA Level 1 & 2 Football coaching badges

About me: I played for Chelsea FC as a youth player up until the age of 15. I was then selected by Oakland City University in Indiana, USA for a football scholarship and spent 4 years there playing and coaching football. On my return to the UK I began coaching sport at Rhodes Avenue primary school in Muswell Hill.

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DANNYteamKalo72Name: Danny Osbourne

Specialises in: Football

CRB/DBS No. 001328764718

First Aid Qualified: ✔

Qualifications:

  • BA Hons Sport Management (Coventry University)
  • Teaching assistant (Specialism in Physical Education)
  • FA Level 1 Football coaching badge

About me: I have played football for Charlton Athletic as a youth player and more recently for Enfield Rangers, Winchmore Hill and FC Alpha. I graduated from Coventry University in 2011 with a BA Hons in Sport Management. I am currently a year 1 Teacher at Hazelbury Infant School with a specialism in Physical Education. I am also an assistant coach at Hazelwood Sports Club where I help teach the junior tennis and football programme.

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_DSC0083 copyName: Terry Bishop

Specialises in: Football

First Aid Qualified: ✔

Qualifications:

    • FA Level 1 Football coaching badge
  • FA Level 2 Football coaching badge

About me:

I have been coaching football with Kalo Sport for over a year now. I currently run the Kalo Sport under 9 team of which my son Oliver also plays in. I love working with the kids and try to help them become better players each week.

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_DSC0094 copyName: Milt Demosthenous

Specialises in: Tennis

First Aid Qualified: ✔

Qualifications:

  • Silver Dofe Award
    • Lawn Tennis Association Level 2

About me: I have been coaching for 2 almost years which started as a part of the Bronze Dofe Award. I then started working for Kalo Sport alongside doing my level 1 tennis coaching qualification. I was then referred to my level 2 tennis coaching and helped with my Silver Dofe Award.

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_DSC0104 copyName: Bence Piukovics

Specialises in: Football & Tennis

First Aid Qualified: ✔

Qualifications:

  • FA Level 1 Coaching Badge
  •  Lawn Tennis Association Level 1
    • Level 1 Athletics Coach

About me: My main sport is football as I have been playing for around 15 years and coaching for around 4 years. I started playing tennis around 3 years ago as my friends suggested it. Since then I have been playing as often as I could because I really enjoy playing tennis. Currently studying Sport and Exercise Science at Middlesex University.

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_DSC0139 copyName: Vinny Ivanov

Specialises in: Football

First Aid Qualified: ✔

Qualifications:

  • FA Level 2 Football coaching badge, FA Youth Modules 1 &2, FA Futsal Level 1, Qualified PE teacher (BED HONS)

About me: I moved to England in 2011 from Bulgaria and began working in a school as a learning support assistant. In addition to this role I worked as a football coach for AFC Southgate and I am now the current coach of the U8 Dragons and U9 Dragons. I have recently taken begun a full-time position with Kalo Sport as part of their coaching and management team.

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_DSC0129 copyName: Julious Joseph

Specialises in: Football

First Aid Qualified: ✔

Qualifications:

  • Level 2 Award in Community Sports Leadership
  • FA Level 1 & 2 Football coaching badges
  • Level 1 Certificate in Coaching Volleyball
  • Level 1 Certificate in Coaching Futsal

About me:

I am individual that is able to work in any kind of environment, which enables me to have good communication skills. I also have the ability to co operate and work in a team with others. Due to my attendance of the Victory Youth Group which specialises in helping youths reach their full potential, I have developed essential skills such as good leadership, being able to solve problems quickly and under pressure and organisational skills. I have been coaching with Kalo Sport since May 2016 and have thoroughly enjoyed it so far.

 

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_DSC0112-EditName: Karina Hunter

Football Assistant

First Aid Qualified: ✔

Qualifications:

  • FA Level 1 Football coaching badge

About me:

I am currently studying Drama & theatre arts at the University of Birmingham. I have played for local football teams since the age of 9. I have recently completed the FA Level 1 coaching course.

 

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_DSC0147 copyName: Prakaash Kamal

Football Assistant

First Aid Qualified: ✔

Qualifications:

  • FA Level 1 Football coaching badge

 

 

 

 

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About us

Kalo Sport is a coaching service specialising in multi-sport holiday camps, youth football, tennis programs and sports parties throughout North London. We operate from state of the art sports venues in Enfield, Barnet, Hackney and Brent. Our goal is simple – to constantly improve the structure, accessibility and delivery of sports coaching to children of all ages and abilities.

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