Under 12 Blues Manager: Vijay Budhia
Contact Number: 07725910560
VJ is currently Head Coach of the Under 10 Blues and has been involved with coaching at Lakeside for 5 years, where he believes in letting these young players learn skill, be creative and have the freedom to make their own decisions when playing. All of this is done in a fun environment. VJ is a fully accredited FA Coach, FA Emergency Aid trained and holds a valid DBS certificate.
He is a strong believer in the development of all the players.
Born and bred in Cheltenham and is happily married to Helen with two lovely kids (Neve and Dion). Dion plays for the U10 Blue’s and joined FC Lakeside Academy in the Under 5’s.
Under 12 Blues Assistant Manager: Roo Newman
Liverpool fan, (James) Roo Newman joined the Lakeside Coaching Team 3 years ago. The 40 year old ‘Silver Fox’ is also the owner of 2 Boxer puppies and has been designated as team ‘dog poo picker upper’ on a Saturday morning! Married with 2 kids (Libby & Sam), Roo is originally from Evesham and has lived in Cheltenham for 15 years. Roo holds a valid DBS certificate.