Chat Perera

First Team coach

  • Date Joined: 6th July 2020
I am please to introduce myself as a Qualified and talented Semi-professional football coach with over eight years of diverse practical experience working within first team and grassroots environments in the development of players of a variety of ages and backgrounds.

I am currently combining my Project Management expertise in the National Health Service with my football coaching career. This has supported me with my skills interpersonal and organisational skills.

As a good-humoured, thoughtful and committed individual, I continue to work passionately in the development of young footballers whilst mentoring, inspiring and supporting coaching within the clubs I work for.
Chat Perera


  • The Football Association: Youth Award

    The Football Association
    Youth Award

  • UEFA: B Licence

    B Licence

  • The Football Association: Safeguarding Children

    The Football Association
    Safeguarding Children

  • The Football Association: Basic First Aid for Sport

    The Football Association
    Basic First Aid for Sport

  • The Open University: BSc Psychology (Hons, 2:1)

    The Open University
    BSc Psychology (Hons, 2:1)

  • The Football Association: Youth Modules 1-3

    The Football Association
    Youth Modules 1-3

  • The Football Association: Level 2 Coaching Award

    The Football Association
    Level 2 Coaching Award

Career History

  • Redhill Youth FC

    Redhill Youth FC
    Head of Youth Development Phase
    2018 – Present

  • Redhill FC

    Redhill FC
    First Team Coach
    2017 – 2019

  • Crawley Wasps LFC

    Crawley Wasps LFC
    First Team Coach
    2017 – Present

  • Crystal Palace Ladies FC

    Crystal Palace Ladies FC
    2016 – 2017

  • Redhill Youth FC

    Redhill Youth FC
    U9-16 Coach
    2012 – Present

Key Achievements

  • Crawley Wasps Ladies Fc- Back to Back promotions into Tier 3 football
  • Crawley Wasps- Sussex County Cup winners
  • Successful player development into Academy Football
  • Youth Players making debuts at first team level (Women’s pro clubs)

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