Football College Staff profiles

College Football Lead Coach – Mr Rob Munro

Rob joined Plume as Football College Lead Coach in November 2020.

Rob has been coaching extensively for 31 years and was responsible for setting up one of the very first College Football Programme in the country in 1999.

Rob is one of the highest qualified coaches in the country with a UEFA ‘A’ Licence. He remains at the very centre of modern coaching techniques as he delivers Level 1, Level 2 and UEFA ‘B’ Coaching Courses for The FA as a tutor.

Rob has extensive coaching experience in The Gambia, South Korea, United States, Germany and Bootle. As a result, he has gained many valuable contacts both at home and abroad to provide students with pathways and to further develop their football and academic talents.

College Football Assistant Lead Coach - Mr Jack Cope

Jack joined Plume in September 2020 as interim Football College Lead Coach and since Rob’s appointment in November, Jack has stayed on as assistant coach on a voluntary basis.

Jack has been working within a coaching environment since his days at secondary school and has recently seen him coach in both a male and female coaching setting, as well as playing semi-professional football up to Bostick North level.  Since his years at Plume, Jack has gone onto work extensively to gain a multitude of qualifications that include outfield FA Level 1 & 2 Coaching Badges, as well as his Goalkeeping FA Level 1 & 2 Coaching Badges. 

Jack is a fantastic example of how the Plume Football College provides a foundation to move onto a successful career, both inside and outside of football. He was a key member of the 2016 cohort who went on to win a league and cup double for the college, in addition to being a well-respected Police Officer in the local area.

PE Teacher & College Football Coach - Mr J Perry

Head of PE & Director of College Sports Programme - Mr J Ainscough

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