St Malachys Old Boys Youth FC

St Malachys OB Youth FC was established in May 2015 to provide football coaching for boys and girls in the North Belfast area.

A soccer academy started on Saturday 9th May lasting 16 weeks until our presentation day on 22nd August 2015.



Since this we have expanded to Under 5’s to Under 12’s, with over 240 children, and 41 coaches.


Under 4’s

HC Gerry Flynn, Curtis McCarthy, Charlie Mooney

Under 5’s

HC Sean Roscoe, Jack Higgins, Neil Martin, Paddy Whyte

Under 6’s

HC David Pimley, Ciaran Byrne, Alban Magennis, Laura Vernon, Sean McBride

Under 7’s

HC Tricia McMahon, Sam Shields, Fra Lavery, Chris McCarthy

Under 8’s

HC Sean Davey, Gareth Devlin, Anto McKeown, Mark Reynolds, John McKinney, Chris Hall, Neil Lavery, Brian McLarnon

Under 9’s

HC Gary Vernon, John Gray, Dee Long, Aaron Bloomfield, Stevie McWatters

Under 10’s

HC Eoin Scollay, Dee Magennis, Fra Davidson, Ciaran Murray, Stephen Bywater, Stewart Burns, Kevin McDonald

Under 11’s

HC Sarah Venney, Johnny Donaghy, Jennifer McDade, Gerard McAuley


Gary Vernon


Eoin Scollay

Events Coordinator:

Joanne Vernon

Club Secretary & Assistant Club Coach Coordinator:

Sean Davey


Dr. Gavin Watters

Youth Development Officer & Club Coach Coordinator:

David Pimley

Assistant Youth Development Officer & Committee Member:

Dee Magennis

Child Welfare Officer:

Sean Madden

Committee Member:

Nicky McDade

Committee Member:

Damien Long


A big thank you to our grant funders who have provided for sports equipment and coach education.

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