First Steps Soccer is a Football Skills Academy serving the Bristol area which specialises in technical football instruction for 2 to 9 year olds. The business started in 2006 , and since then has grown to become the largest Academy of its type in the South West, coaching around 450 children every week. Father and Son team, Mark and Joe Wenham, are the Head Coaches, and run F S S between them. Mark has over 6000 hours of coaching time with this specific age group, making him Bristol's most experienced Under 10's Skills Coach . His son Joe has played and coached junior football from recreational to representative level. and has more than 2000 hours of experience. First Steps Soccer was re-launched in 2014, with an expanded service for its customers, comprising of skills books, stickers, medals, and an online coaching video service, to support and enhance its weekly lessons.