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Sonia Smith

Project Coordinator

Sonia is a qualified Occupational Therapist and has specialised in Mental Health. She has been involved with the project for several years and was appointed as Project Coordinator in June 2012. She attends each session and ensures that all service users who are referred to the project are assessed and introduced to the group, supporting them to set and achieve their personal health and vocational goals.

Howard Gould

Lead Coach

Howard is a qualified football coach at Leyton Orient Trust and works as the club’s Community Liaison Officer. He joined the Coping Through Football sessions as Lead Coach in September 2012 and is well liked and respected by the players. Howard regularly participates in the session and concentrates on all aspects of training including fitness, technique and match situations. He grades the level of each session to suit all abilities within the group.