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  • My boys have great fun and improve their football skills.

    Laura Lou, Penrith

  • My boys love coming to the soccer schools!

    Sarah Lightfoot, Whitehaven

  • Really good brings children on with their football!!

    Trevor Grears, Carlisle

  • Really good brings children on with their football!!

    Trevor Grears, Carlisle

Carlisle United Courses

We at Carlisle United CST strive to inspire all participants to achieve their goals.

Carlisle United Football Club Community Sports Trust is the charity linked to Carlisle United Football Club and based at Brunton Park. The CUFC CST delivers high quality sports coaching programmes and opportunities to all ages and abilities across Cumbria.

Our Community Trust is organised around our 4 main themes; Sport, Education, Inclusion and Health.

Throughout all these we have one clear message; To inspire all participants to achieve their goals by delivering a quality innovative programme through the power of football and sport.

Currently our Community Sports Trust boasts 15 full time staff who are structured into the following sub departments and projects:

John Halpin - Community Manager
James Tose - Assistant Community Manager
Carl Carr - NCS Co-Ordinator
Rob Currie - Education Officer
Liam Jackson - Schools Sports Co-Ordinator
Michelle Aiston - Administration
Harry Butler - Community Coach
Ryan Godderidge - Community Coach
Michael Slack - Community Coach
John Sander - Wates Project Lead 
Georgia Smethurst - Womens and Girls Development Officer
Tracy Gannon - Safeguarding Officer
Beth Kirby - Gymnastics Coach
Katie Butcher - Dance Coach
Hannah Beal - Dance Coach 


Jimmy Mitchell
Sue Kaveney
Phil King
Rachel Suddart
Steve Pattinson
Steve Smith 

We at Carlisle United Community Sports Trust endeavour to deliver quality within our programmes. These range from our work in schools, clubs, birthday parties and holiday courses. All our staff have a wealth of experience and hold all relevant qualifications. 

“Carlisle United’s CST do a fantastic job engaging the local community in sport and the quality of sessions being delivered allows participants to improve in all areas.”

Nicky Adams (Winger)