Fil plans, organises and delivers football coaching for players from ages 5-40+ catering sessions for various disabilities. At Maidstone United, he ensures his coaching is inclusive and accessible for all disabilities. He is able to use British Sign Language and has great experience coaching players with mental disabilities, he tailors his communication to meet the needs of the players. The role at Maidstone involves coaching all 13 disability teams.
Fil was born severely deaf in both ears to a hearing family and was given a pair of analogue hearing aids at a very young age. Despite numerous communication barriers and struggling to hear, he went through mainstream education, completing his sport science degree at Middlesex University where he also captained the football and futsal teams before heading to the USA on a Football Scholarship.