Ace Football are a local company and have been coaching boys and girls in Aberdeen City and Shire from the year 2000 through the Coaching in schools programme, After School Football and the very popular School Holiday Football Camp programme.

Marshall Phillips is the Head of Football Development and holds the SFA Children’s Licence Diploma, part of the SFA Youth Licence Diploma and the ‘C’ Licence Diploma. With over 20 years coaching experience including the SFA (U18 Girls Football Development), AFC (Youth Academy Coach) a short period with Peterhead FC U18’s Youth Development as well as Summer camps in Holland he has a vast experience of working with all ability levels and nationalities.

Marshall is also delivers the International School of Aberdeen After School Football programme for 5 to 18 year old boys and girls at the beautiful ISA facility on North Deeside Road, Aberdeen and has done so for the past 12 years.


Curtis Sangberani

SFA Children’s and Youth Award Level 3

Curtis has been coaching with Ace Football for 3 years in the After School and Football Camp Programmes at ISA. He is a popular and respected individual with his fellow coaches and the players who are always delighted to be part of Curtis’s group. Curtis always has a smile on his face and is particularly good at improving our younger age groups. 

Andrew Rait

SFA ‘C’ Licence

Andrew has been with Ace Football for just over a year in both the After School and Football Camp Programmes at ISA. He has developed enormously as a coach in this short time showing a great willingness to learn the Ace Football programme and pass it on to the players.

Andrew is particularly good with the older age groups and brings the best out each one.

Stewart Webster

SFA Early Touches

Stewart has made the step up from being one of the players to coaching for Ace Football. In little over a year Stewart has shown himself to be very competent at delivering the Ace Football Programme and takes great delight in seeing the improvement his coaching makes.

Stewart is particularly good with the younger players and has endless patients with each one as he puts everything into their improvement.

Fraser McLachlan

SFA Early Touches + PE Teacher

Fraser has a wealth of experience as a PE teacher of Secondary school pupils and this shows in the detail of his delivery of the Ace Football Programme over the past three years. Players thrive on the structure of Frasers sessions and are driven on by his enthusiasm.

It will come as no surprise that Fraser is best suited to our older age groups who always look forward to learning with Fraser.