OUR TEAM

We are committed to upholding our most cherished values in every course and task we take on.

Liam Botcherby

Director

Liam is an individual which is extremely passionate about nurturing, innovating and engaging young people within sports. 

Liam is a former centre of excellence player of Oxford United, were Liam played for five years during his youth career. After being released by Oxford United during his GCSE’s, Liam went onto enrol upon a BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Football at Hartpury College in Gloucestershire. This is where Liam’s love and knowledge of football allowed himself to be captivated within education, football-based learning environments enabling Liam to develop understanding, knowledge and application around academia. Liam graduated from Hartpury College with Triple Grade Distinction* Distinction Distinction. 

Following Liam’s academic success at Hartpury College, he decided to enrol upon a BA (Hons) Sports Coaching and Development degree at Southampton Solent University. During his time at University, Liam took on numerous opportunities and work placements, working with Sport Solent, Saints Foundation, Oxfordshire Junior Foxes, and Oxfordshire Skill Acquisition Academy, as well as obtaining his FA Youth Module Level 2, FA Level 2, Futsal Level 1 and Badminton Level 1. 

As part of Liam’s degree he had to develop and coordinate a coaching innovation programme, were students tasked with developing a project that uses coaching, sport or physical activity to address social needs within Hampshire. Liam and two other students developed a programme called ‘Link Up Play’. Link Up Play used cross-curricular physical activity in order to assist Key Stage 2 pupils with core Literacy skills. The specific aim is to increase concentration and confidence within the participants by focusing on syllabus relevant areas, whilst using football as an enjoyable tool. 

In 2017, Liam graduated from Southampton Solent University with a 1st Class BA (Hons) degree in Sports Coaching and Development. Following University, Liam enjoyed 2 years at The Crescent Primary School as a PE Teacher, before leaving to take up a post at Places Leisure as a Contract Sports Development Manager, as well as managing and delivering his Link Up Play programmes in local Hampshire primary schools. 

Liam is now part of the IDPE & Sport team in a full-time capacity, where his directorship was previously more advisory with some odd coaching hours. Liam is responsible for managing and driving sports development, as well as delivering PE and School Sports at Peel Common Junior School in Gosport.

David Hazelgrove

Recruitment Director

Originally from P.E teaching background David has focused his abilities on football.  Particularly at grass roots level, where he set up his own football club Sportstars FC which saw over 100 children access weekend football and additional training.

A level 2 and youth module 2 coach David wanted ID Soccer to primarily focus on under 8’s – under 11’s an area of grass roots coaching he believes he can have most impact on.

With over 18 years of coaching he certainly has the understanding and experience to help develop any young, inspiring football player.

He has guided several teams to both League and Cup titles at county level County and taken teams in the FA cup with Eastleigh FC. During his time at Eastleigh he coached the Development squad to a club record 2nd place finish.

This success saw players given opportunities in Eastleigh FC’s first team and the chance to work with ex professionals such as Lee Peacock, Brian Howard and Ian Baird.

Jonathan Moore

Business & Marketing Director

With key skills are effective project and account management, which has been widely used to win clients and maintain their confidence and contracts in any market sector that I have worked in.

With enthusiasm, flexible and open-minded approach to any problem or requirement coupled with good communication skills, Jonathan manages all aspects of customer relations from understanding their requirements through the process of sales, delivery through to aftercare service ensuring that the task is delivered with speed, efficiency and accuracy.