The ICON Team are hardworking professionals that are role models trained to the highest of standards. We are all extremely passionate about working with children, young people and adults and are enthusiastic about making a positive difference through physical activity and sport.
Sam Phillips - Business Director
Sam’s role is varied, from working behind the scenes to ensure that ICON runs smoothly to coaching and teaching within our Programmes. Sam is proud to continue to build strong relationships through Sport within local communities and schools to inspire the next generation.
Mark Borham - Education Officer
Mark boasts over 25 years of teaching in Hampshire schools and adds an extra dimension to our Coaching Team as we continue to develop sustainable relationships with our schools, enabling us to positively impact on the lives of your children and young people for the long term.
Pele - Head Coach
Ex-Southampton & West Brom professional footballer, Pelé, heads up our Coaching Team. His vast playing experience coupled with his high pedigree of coaching, warm smile and personality make him the perfect match to lead our passionate ICON Team.
Ruben Pinto - Sports Coach
Ruben is a great role model and adds a wide range of skills to our ICON Coaching Team. A top coach who is well liked by the children and has experience of providing football specific Player Performance Analysis.
Jack Diaper - Apprentice Coach
Dipes is a superb young man and an excellent example of what we’re all about at ICON. Dipes is on a pathway to becoming an exceptional sports coach and we would love for his journey with us to continue for many years to come.
James Matthews - Support Coach
James is a top young man and offers his support within our Saturday ICON Football Centre and is eager to learn and develop as a coach under the guidance of our highly professional Team.