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Team Fast Feet are a dedicated bunch who all share the same passion of inspiring and developing children. 

All members of our team; from our coaches to business support coordinators are here to support you and your child throughout your Fast Feet Journey. 

All our coaches are FA qualified, First Aid and Safeguarding trained and hold valid DBS certificates


Emma Kirby

Fast Feet Coach

Emma has worked with Fast Feet for over 6 years now. She first started out on a apprenticeship with us, and then became a full time member of staff.

Emma has a lot of experience working with numerous age groups and abilities. Along with our Academy sessions she also delivers in a number of local schools delivering afterschool clubs and PE.


Emma is a UEFA B qualified coach.

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Isaac Gamblin

Fast Feet Coach

Isaac has 6+ years coaching experience. Having previously been a player for NUFC, he got into coaching to develop his knowledge of the game and pass on the things he had learned throughout his time at NUFC. Due to health issues, he stopped playing football at the age of 19, therefore coaching became a way for him to stay in the game he loves.


Isaac is currently taking his UEFA B license.


Mark Rutter

Founder and Coaching Director

Mark launched Fast Feet in September 2011 and currently holds the position of Coaching Director. 

Immensely focused about player development and passionate about ensuring every child has the platform to reach their potential in an engaging, supportive environment.  

Mark began coaching in 2008 and since then has coached over 1000 players ranging from Age 3 to Senior Players delivering in excess of 10,000 hours worth of sessions.

Currently studying towards his UEFA A and Elite Youth Licence with the Scottish FA, Mark has also obtained his UEFA B Futsal qualification and coached in the English Futsal Super League.

A former NUFC Academy and Northern League player, Mark coaches in a Category 1, Premier League Academy.

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