Needham Market Football Academy Head Coach
As Head Coach of Needham Market Football Academy, Steve Foley brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the role. Steve is one of the biggest and well-known names in coaching and spent all of his career within the professional game. Steve made nearly 300 appearances in the Football League playing as a midfielder for Colchester United. After his playing career, Steve stepped into coaching, firstly coaching at Colchester, working with the young players, and spent several spells as caretaker manager. Steve joined Norwich City in 1996 and spent ten years with the club in various roles. Steve then ventured into a new challenge working with Ipswich Town in various roles including Head Coach and is where he continues to work part time working with all youth teams with the Academy. Steve has taken the role of Head Coach at Needham Market Football Academy to work with younger talented players within the county and maximise their potential and help open doors to reach the highest level of football available. Steve managers the Reserve team but oversees the running of all the teams associated with the Academy.