Founder, Director of Football
Jamahl Jarrett reformed LTFC along with David Marriott in 2007/8.
Jamahl's current role at the club is director of football, he oversees the development of all players from u7-15 & has created the syllabus for all coaches to follow.
Jamahl was fortunate to taste the academy experience as a young boy before unfortunately acquiring a long term leg injury that impacted his progress through the game.
Jamahl is a strong believer that the game needs to be played the right way and adopted a style similar to those of the top clubs in Europe like Bayern, Barcelona & Liverpool. Attacking free flowing football.
Jamahl is currently working towards obtaining his UEFA Pro licence as he looks to increase his knowledge & understanding of the game. He is currently head of recruitment (foundation phase) at Crystal Palace Football Club and has been very successful in his role.
"Me and David identified that Lambeth was losing it's love and passion for football, we knew anything we did would have to be quality so we could compete with the top teams at this level, it's taken time but we've got there in the end!"
Founder & Foundation Phase Leader
David is our co founder who is also currently in charge of our foundation phase where he oversees all age groups from u7-u10
David is currently working towards his UEFA pro licence. David has a proven track record and pedigree of developing young players and has had great success working with boys who fall into the pre academy catchment for a number of years.
David is currently head of pre academy recruitment at Crystal Palace Football Club and has a fantastic track record identifying the best young players around.
David also heads up a team of coaches who deliver community development sessions where he has been able to identify talent of mixed ages and ability that then go into the main LTFC groups.
"I just wanted to create a platform for the young people of our community to have fun in a safe environment and express themselves. We are continuously looking at ways to make this happen!"
"I came to Lambeth Tigers as I felt I have enough coaching experience and by being an ex professional footballer I could help the players that are really serious about becoming footballers.
My main objective as a coach is to help the players understanding their roles as people first, after that he will understand better what he needs as player.
I'm happy to see a big improvement with the players I'm working with, and I'm still in Lambeth Tigers because I have a great relationship with my team, coaches and parents. I will stay with them until I manage to help most of them with their dreams."
Femi has been at the club since 2016, He is qualified level 1&2, module 1&2 & futsal level 1 and is working towards UEFA B & Youth module. Femi has also done Football psychology, attacking football and disability football.
“Growing up as a young man in Lambeth there were always distractions from what i was supposed to be doing. Through sports such as football and boxing, I was able to channel my energy, become more disciplined, and improve my social skills. Coaching in the community I grew up in is a privilege, and working with young people who grew up in a similar environment is rewarding. Lambeth Tigers have commendable values and a strong football identity, and it is that of hard work and discipline that I pass on to my players."
Kieron joined Lambeth Tigers in 2014 after shadowing Jamahl Jarrett and David Marriott founders of Lambeth Tigers FC.
He currently works with the younger age groups and also coaches for the Lambeth Tigers development programme.
Kieron holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sports Development and Coaching, and a FA level 1. Kieron is currently working towards acquiring his level 2 qualification.
"What I found on my arrival at LTFC was the togetherness of not only the players and coaching staff but also the families and friends of the club who do their utmost to Create a family atmosphere & environment. What's being achieved with very little support here is amazing. I've definitely made the right decision!"
Manager & Coach
Jai joined the Lambeth Tigers coaching team in July 2013. He has aspirations to one day be coaching at the highest level of the game and is currently in the process of completing his UEFA B License.
He has worked with a number of Tiger's teams since joining the club and is now enjoying a successful spell managing Lambeth Tigers U12's.
Jai has also worked within the academy at Crystal Palace Football Club as a direct result of being at LTFC.
"Since joining the club it has definitely made me look at the game in a different light. The hard work on and off the pitch from all involved in the club is second to none! The set up has created a clear pathway for progression for players and coaches alike."
Lara is our Club Secretary.
Lara joined the club as a passionate parent in 2017, She is a self employed Equestrian Therapist. Teaching Children to ride and to connect with horses in a therapeutic way. Lara has been volunteering at the club since 2017 as a Parent Rep and became the clubs Welfare officer in 2018.
Morlain B Kamara
FA Level 2 in coaching ; Talent ID Level 2;
IPSO Level 1 in Scouting; Futsal Level 2 coach
Coaching the under 12 group and assistant coach under 15s, my main focus is on performance, players development, winning and creating a safe environment for kids.
I also help young people at risk of joining gangs and support family’s to also help their children engage in sport to combat bullying and isolation, tackling excluded teenagers to participate in football.
Lambeth Tigers is a good club with positive vision that help kids technically, physically and psychologically.
Jonathan is the U9s coach. He says:
"Football is a life passion of mine, whether playing or coaching. LTFC is a forward thinking club which I’ve been very fortunate to join. They have given me the opportunity to evolve and grow as a coach. My aim is to complete all the coaching badges, step by step so I can put myself in the best position to continue my development and to succeed."
Coach; Goalkeeping Coach
Juan joined Lambeth Tigers FC as a goalkeeper coach in August 2013.
An FA qualified coach in both outfield and goalkeeping, he moved to Lambeth Tigers after previously working with other local grassroots clubs.
In his first season, he coached and oversaw all goalkeeper development at the club. He has now developed to work in a wider joint head coach role, creating a dynamic partnership with fellow LTFC coach Gyles Henry.
Juan grew up in Lambeth and holds the club very close to his heart. He says, "I love this club because of what it stands for and represents. Giving the children from the community something I never had growing up; structured professional coaching, an opportunity and most importantly...HOPE!"
Manager & Coach
Shubiah joined LTFC in the summer of the 2014/15 season. Shubiah assists David with overseeing the u7-u10 phase and has had great success developing good players with technical ability and a good level of game understanding.
Shubiah has added quality to what was already of good group of coaches and brings a wealth of experience to the team as he played the game at a really high level as a youngster.
Shubiah is currently working towards obtaining his Level 2 qualification and hopes to be concluded before the summer.
In addition to the work being done at LTFC Shubiah also works at Millwall Football Club, where he works as a part of a very strong recruitment team.
Despite working with the younger age groups at the club, Shubiah has had a positive impact on the older boys who see him as a role model/mentor and has travelled to all the academy games this year with these respective teams to offer support and input.
"Joining LTFC was a simple decision for me, the manner in which all the staff go about handling their business is extremely professional and mirrors the structure of a academy set up. This is the perfect platform for me to learn and I'm loving every moment of the challenge!"
Marcus has been assisting Riccardo with the running of our older age groups for the past two years. In addition to supporting with the running of the team Marcus also acts as a mentor to this group.
Marcus is working towards his Level 2 qualification and has a Wealth of experience working with people from disadvantaged backgrounds and also young people on the periphery of society in or at risk of becoming involved with gangs.
"LTFC represents and encompasses a wide range of things but when I look at this club I see what you can achieve with belief & hard work! The futures bright... The futures orange!"...
Rob is one if the newest editions to the LTFC coaching team. He has developed a reputation for himself working across the borough and winning a number of titles with a primary school team he has single handily moulded himself.
Rob was identified by Riccardo Smith and Jamahl Jarrett during a primary school tournament which Rob's team went on to win. His manner and professionalism was something they thought would add value to a strong group of coaches already in place and someone they felt would flourish in the LTFC environment.
Rob is currently working towards completing his UEFA B coaching license and has aspirations to go to the top in the game.
Rob is also another one of our coaching team working within the Crystal Palace Football Club academy set up, as a member of the recruitment team headed up by Jamahl Jarrett.
"I had a number of offers from other clubs but when LTFC come in for you it's difficult to turn down. This is a place where I strongly believe I can learn, grow & develop".
Lucia has been with the club for a number of years and makes a fantastic contribution across a number of administrative areas.
She ensures our finances remain in good order, manages the relationships with various community groups and is at the centre of various fund-raising initiatives.