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About BYSA

Birmingham Youth Sports Academy

Birmingham Youth Sports Academy (BYSA) was established in 2002 as a voluntary organisation and has received funding from a number of organisations in order to offer football coaching to young people aged 6-18 at Small Heath Leisure Centre – every Saturday morning – from 10:30am-1:00pm.

A Registered Charity

We are registered charity with the Charity Commission – No: 1146398

An FA Chartered Standard Club

Recognised and rewarded for high quality levels of provision in football. This kitemark is awarded to clubs and leagues that are well run, sustainable, which place child protection, quality coaching and safety paramount.

Well Affiliated

We are affiliated to the Birmingham County FA, Birmingham Association of Youth Clubs and Volunteering England

Our Mission

High Level Aim – Let us support the invisible, and make the youth of today visible in our community. BYSA provides football coaching and other activities of the highest quality. Our aim is to meet the needs of various young people and individuals and importantly to enable them to achieve their full potential. We hope to achieve these goals through our core values:

  • To be welcoming, friendly and supportive
  • Emphasis on access and progression
  • Promotion of integration
  • Being open and honest
  • Show energy, enthusiasm and passion
  • Deliver, achieve and succeed
  • Be innovative and creative in our approach
  • Understand, learn and act on our mistakes
  • Consult, listen and work together
  • Operates in the context of life long and inclusive learning

Future Development

Our future growth is dependant exclusively on securing funding, financial backing and sponsorship. It allows us to expand and continue growing and offering the young people an extensive range of activities. Get in touch if you can help.

BYSA’s would like to extend its services to be more than just football. This will be achieve through the introduction of classroom sessions with an academic interest, helping the children outside of school hours including I.T lessons, Maths, Science and English, extending the swimming programme, more vocational trips and inviting guest speakers from different walks of life such as the police and local community figures to perform Q&A sessions for the children.

We also aim to include more activities for young and increase our ethnic diversity, fulfilling our core aim to educate the children about their local surroundings and the people who live among them.

Coaching Standard

The coaching on offer is professional with qualified coaches at hand and also the right facilities and equipment such as: indoor/outdoor pitches and training equipment.

BYSA has delivered a number of projects over the years for young people in order to explore their dreams and set high standards in their lives such as keeping healthy programmes, football training programmes, trips to: Manchester United FC (twice); Wembley Stadium; Barcelona; Play on the Pitch at Derby County; numerous tournaments; an eleven a side team in the Shapla Sunday League.

Meet the Team

BYSA Committee Members

Mr Majid Salim


07877 917 496

Mr Amer Awan


07973 350 282

Mr Anwar Khattak B.E.M

Welfare Officer/Football Affairs

07890 695 284

Mr Hazrat Islam


07825 871 731

Mr Waheed Ayoob


07976 274 223

Mr Riaz Ul-Haq Khan

Sports Development

07580 109 101

Dr Rab Khan

07727 606 698

Bakhtyar Hussain

Academy Co-Ordinator

07770 818 595

Mr Omar Quelch

Academy Head Coach

07506 354 188

Iqbal Khattak

07904 067 171

Niaz Khel

Public Relations
07877 547 778

Shakeel Hussain

Project Manager

07933 569 344

Additional Volunteers

Amina Begum

Female Coach

Ummanaz Ali

Female Coach

Omar Shireen

Male Coach and Mini Bus Driver

Abid Salim

Male Coach

Mohammed Daddaboy

Male Coach

Imtiaz Ali Shah

Male Coach

Khizar Hassan Sharif

Male Coach

Muhammad Abdul Shakur

Male Coach

Opportunities to Get Involved

We need your support

Birmingham Youth Sports Academy is not just about football training for kids because we also encourage parents and other adult volunteers to support the project and further our wider goals including:

Giving kids the opportunity to be responsible, active and be apart of teams to gain leadership skills and communicate with others.

Providing the opportunity where possible to allows kids to gain qualifications and to move on in the field of sports i.e. coaching and administration.

If you want to work with us, get involved or support our work through sponsorship or donations please get in touch.

07890 695 284 |


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