Need a Coach

Help! We need a Fives Coach

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The RFA has a selection of coaches who have attained the appropriate qualifications to allow them to work on a freelance basis in schools and communities. We’ve listed profiles and contact details of approved coaches below (with their permission).  You can contact them directly to discuss availability.

If you’re having trouble or there’s no coach in your region then don’t hesitate to get in touch and we’ll do what we can to help you. Just fill in the form HERE.

Lee Hodgetts


Phone:  07957664682

Region: Rossall School, Fleetwood.  Or the North West in General.

Based at Rossall School in Fleetwood, we play on an atypical court that is essentially a Winchester without a back wall. I have been the Master in charge of Fives at Rossall for the past twelve years. I have been involved in coaching for Rugby, Winchester and Rossall Fives as well as Wallball. I have also played, but not coached Eton Fives.

Alex Smith


Phone:  07733223906

Region:  Stamford – Rutland, Northampton & Lincolnshire (including Oundle and Uppingham)

Learnt Fives at Oundle (Rugby Fives) and Oxford. Level 2 qualified and experienced in coaching Rugby Fives (Eastbourne College and Stamford School), Wallball and Eton Fives (Aldenham School). Also experienced in hockey and cricket coaching at U12-U14 level. Experienced coaching and managing fixtures and tournaments, with male, female and mixed teams/pairs, age range from U11 to U18. Tournament organiser at school and adult level.

Tom Kiggell


Phone: 07941396968

Region:  Marlborough – within 90 mins travel

Anything and everything. All codes, all ages.

Kevin Brice


Phone:  07504608889

Region:  South West – Bristol. Clifton College based.

I am a teacher of 20+ years, a qualified Level 2 FA coach in Football, as well as having the L2 Coach Award for Fives. I like to help people to improve, enjoy and aspire to whatever level of sport they wish. I will encourage, support and coach, and make it fun!