Football coach – Ellis O’Connell
Ellis is one of our football coaches at Thurlby Tigers.
Position(s) held for the club
Length of Time in Position
What do you enjoy most / least about the role you play for the club?
Seeing the players develop and enjoy their football.
FA Level 2.
What is your favourite Tigers memory?
The first ever game I managed.
What Professional Team do you Support?
Who did / do you play football for?
Rippingale & Folkingham FC.
Biggest game you’ve ever played in or coached?
A few Cup games vs Semi Pro players.
Coaching or Playing? And Why?
Coaching, the enjoyment of seeing the players progress.
Who is/was your footballing hero?
Nadjim Abdou (Ex Millwall player) he never stopped moving, technically not the best but gave 110%.
What three things would you take on a desert island and why?
- Phone to ring for help
- Bed for comfort
- My golf clubs as it seems a good time to get some much needed practice in!