Programme & age groups

After a successful Football Holiday Camp 2011 where THE BREWSTER TRUST hosted nearly 400 campers in the month of July 2011 the registered charity intends to develop its activities on the pitch. Following our strategic field “Football for everybody” the programme “Football Autumn 2011” – a mobile coaching initiative with spots in the parishes St. Thomas, St. Philip, St. Lucy, St. James and St. Michael – has been developed.

Nathaniel P. Brewster, Vice-President and co-founder of THE BREWSTER TRUST, offers in co-operation with identified local venues and coaches training sessions once a week for two hours, on the weekend fun tournaments for all participants and also dedicated goalkeeping training.


Part of term I of school year 2011-12 following the public school calendar:

  • Start: Monday, September 12th 2011
  • End: Sunday, December 11th 2011
  • no courses during Holiday break: 17th – 23rd October 2011
  • In total: 12 weeks


  • 5 – 10 years, born 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 and 2006
  • 11 – 14 years, born 1997, 1998, 1999 and 2000


  • Mondays: 4.00pm – 6.00pm, Bridgefield, St. Thomas
  • Tuesdays: 4.00pm – 6.00pm, King George V Memorial Park, St. Philip
  • Wednesdays: 4.00pm – 6.00pm, Checker Hall, St. Lucy
  • Thursdays: 4.00pm – 6.00pm, Maple Club, Trents, St. James
  • Saturdays: mornings, tournament (rotating on the four venues above)
  • Sundays: 2.00pm – 4.00pm, UWI, dedicated goalkeeper training


  • Training sessions during the week in maximum three groups


  • Nathaniel P. Brewster
  • Russell Hopper, goalkeeper training and assistant
  • The “venue coaches” Adrian Mapp (Bridgefield), Lennux Ferdinand (King George V Memorial Park), Marcellus Babb (Checker Hall) and Mark Simmons (Trents)
  • The programme is also open for any local coaches who are interested to get some practice


  • Children just need football boots and a bottle of water, if possible shin pads, but most important is to be motivated and to have fun.


All participants are welcome to compete every week:

  • Saturday 17 September 2011, 8.30am to 11.30am, Bridgefield
  • Saturday 24 September 2011, 8.00am to 10.00am, King George IV Memorial Park
  • Saturday 01 October 2011, 9.00am to 12.00am, Checker Hall
  • Saturday 08 October 2011, 9.00am to 12.00am, Trents
  • Saturday 15 October 2011, 8.30am to 11.30am, Bridgefield
  • Saturday 29 October 2011, 8.00am to 10.00am, King George IV Memorial Park
  • Saturday 05 November 2011, 9.00am to 12.00am, Checker Hall
  • Saturday 12 November 2011, 9.00am to 12.00am, Trents
  • Saturday 19 November 2011, 8.30am to 11.30am, Bridgefield
  • Saturday 26 November 2011, 8.00am to 10.00am, King George IV Memorial Park
  • Saturday 03 December 2011, 9.00am to 12.00am, Checker Hall
  • Saturday 10 December 2011, 9.00am to 12.00am, Trents


  • Passing, basic passing techniques developing the range and accuracy of the players
  • Dribbling and Turns, developing the players’ basic dribbling and turning techniques
  • Control and Heading, including aerial control with the focus on using various parts of the body
  • Shooting, basic techniques of shooting with a development focused on shooting with various parts of their strong and weak feet
  • mini matches
  • tournament & competition each Saturday
  • dedicated goalkeeping sessions each Sunday


  • For every registered participant THE BREWSTER TRUST offers health insurance coverage with a special sport package for the duration of the programme on request at the registration and with a parental contribution of BDS$ 5.00 payable till latest September 25th 2011 in cash.


  • Our coaches are familiar with First Aid.


As a matter of course THE BREWSTER TRUST offers the Football Autumn 2011 also to children with disabilities. Any special requirements can be discussed prior to registration with the organiser.


Spaces are limited, first come, first served. There is no registration fee or any other fee. You can register online – please see below. The registration for all age groups stays open till the end of the programme – it is always possible to join the sessions.


… to all the coaches who support this initiative, the venues and the ground keepers and finally The University of the West Indies.


The Football Autumn 2011 is organised by THE BREWSTER TRUST, a registered Charity in Barbados. The trust’s mission is to promote, develop and improve football in Barbados with the aim of creating opportunities at all levels, but especially for the youth. To impart the qualities of leadership and loyalty, sportsmanship, competitive ambition and the drive for academic excellence as well as discipline, fair play and respect is our ultimate goal, just as the fruitful cooperation with all national and international football stakeholders.


For any questions, feedback, comments, support – we are there to help:
THE BREWSTER TRUST – {registered charity N° 825}
GH House, 4th Floor, Trents, St. James, BB24017
phone: 419-4300
fax: 419-4302

Contact person: Axel Bernhardt, CEO THE BREWSTER TRUST, phone 836-7813

Consider discipline, fair play and respect for the game.