Adult Disability Football

This is a combined session that is open to all adults 16 years and over with any form of disability and/or special need.

MK Dons Sport and Education Trust in partnership with MK Council Sports Development, Berks and Bucks FA, and the Football League Trust are pleased to offer the following Disability and Special needs football sessions in and around the Milton Keynes area.
All group coaching sessions are lead by a qualified MK Dons Sport and Education Trust coach who is also CRB cleared. All groups have other staff and volunteers who are qualified to at least FA level 1 in football coaching, which includes child protection and basic emergency aid.
All of the sessions take place locally in and around Milton Keynes, and the emphasis is always based on "Everyone plays." When players are involved in competitive events representing MK Dons FC Disability they play in the Clubs kit and colours. They play against other local and professional clubs disability teams.

Special Needs Youth Club - This club is in its sixth year and is open to young people with physical disabilities and learning difficulties such as MLD. The age range is 13 years to 25 years, with most being in the 13 to 17 years age range. The group meets on Tuesday evenings at the Mathiesen Youth and Community Centre, Mathiesen Road, Bradville. The session begins at 7.00pm and includes one-hour football coaching in the sports hall. There is also an art room, television room, games room, coffee bar, and music. A number of other activities have been enjoyed by the group, including a trip to Barcelona. The group is run by MK Youth Service under the guidance of Mike Lister. Tel: 01908 315647.

Youth Disability Football - A football club for young people age 6 years and upwards originally set up to cater for young people with physical disabilities and more severe learning difficulties. The group now also includes the SN Dons group that caters for young people with ADHD / EBD / MLD / and other behavioural difficulties. This group meets on Sundays 5.00pm - 8.00pm in the MK Dons Academy Dome at Woughton on the Green. The sessions are led by a MK Dons SET Coach and supported by other qualified volunteer coaches. Contact Carol Head on 01908 526431 or Malcolm Poulton on 01908 330930 or 07588 588520 or Karl White on 01908 622938 / 07595 280612

Ladies Disability Football - This group has been established for ladies aged 16 years and over who have any form of disability / special needs including LD / VI / HI / Mental Health / Physical Disability / Challenging Behaviour but does not include wheelchair users. The sessions are held on Thursdays 12.00pm to 1.00pm in the MK Dons Academy Dome. For more information please contact Karl White on 01908 622938 / 07595 280612 or Dennis Woolford at MK Dons SET on 01908 622937 / 07595 068212.

Conference Disability Football - Adults 16 years +. This is a combined session that is open to all adults 16 years and over with any form of disability. The group trains on Thursday afternoons 1.00pm to 2.00pm in the MK Dons Academy Dome at Woughton on the Green. The sessions are lead by a MK Dons Education and Sports Trust coach supported by qualified MK Council Adults Disability Services staff. Contact Karl White on 01908 622938 / 07595 280612 or Dennis Woolford on 01908 622937 / 07595 068212.

League Disability Football - Adults 16 years + this is a combined session that is open to all adults 16years and over with any form of disability. The group trains on Thursday afternoons 2.00pm to 3.00pm in the MK Dons Academy Dome at Woughton on the Green. The sessions are lead by a MK Dons Education and Sports Trust coach supported by qualified MK Council Adults Disability Services staff. Contact Karl White on 01908 622938 / 07595 280612 or Dennis Woolford on 01908 622937 /07595 068212.

Championship Disability Football - Adults 16 years + with mental health problems, learning difficulties, or physical disabilities. The group meets for training on Thursday afternoons 3.00pm to 4.30pm in the MK Dons Academy Dome at Woughton on the Green. This group is very mobile and consists of players with greater ability, speed of response, spacial awareness, with team and communication skills. Sessions are lead by a MK Dons Education and Sports Trust coach. Contact Karl White on 01908 622938 / 07595 280612 or Dennis Woolford on 01908 622937 /07595 068212.

Premiership Disability Football- Adults 16 years + with any form of disability. This group is highly skilled, mobile and with good communication, teamwork and spacial awareness. Most players at this level will be capable of playing mainstream football. The group trains on Sunday's. This group plays at the highest level of PAN Disability Football and will also play against mainstream teams. Contact Karl White on 01908 622938 / 07595 280612 or Dennis Woolford on 01908 622937 /07595 068212.
Winslow - This group is for Adults with learning difficulties based at Winslow. The group meets for training on Monday afternoons on the Astroturf at the Winslow Centre, Winslow at 4.30pm to 5.30pm. The session is lead by MK Dons SET Coaches, and the group plays friendly small-sided games against similar opposition. Contact Alan Driver on 01908 501878 or Karl White on 01908 622938 / 07595 280612.

Organisation Details

The Milton Keynes Sports & Education Trust (MK Dons SET) is a dynamic and progressive organisation that is committed to promoting a healthy and active lifestyle in MK and beyond.

MK Dons SET aims to:

  • Advance and assist in advancing education.
  • Provide or assist in the provision of facilities for recreation and other leisure time occupation in the interests of social welfare and with the object of improving the conditions of life for those for whom the facilities are provided.
  • Promote or assist in promoting community participation in healthy recreation.
  • Relieve sickness and disability and to preserve and protect health.
  • Promote any other purpose which is charitable according to English Law.
Name:
MK Dons Sport and Education Trust
Address:
Stadium MK
Stadium Way
Milton Keynes
MK1 1ST

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