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We’re once again joined by a very special guest on The Native Immigrants – Manisha Tailor, who was recently appointed the new Assistant Head Of Coaching at QPR! Manisha has been actively involved in football for the past decade, from youth development all the way to her current role. Listen in as she discusses her...
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QPR coach Manisha Tailor has been breaking down boundaries her entire life, but even she admits it’s ‘extraordinary’ that she has been promoted to assistant head of coaching for the club’s under-9s to under-16s – making her the first woman and first person of South Asian heritage to hold such a position. The 40-year-old will...
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AS THE world watches the European Championships, Eastern Eye asked five football fans to reflect on their identity, what the game symbolises to them and their sense of belonging in the UK. Manisha Tailor, vice-chair (coaching) of British Asians in Sport & Physical Activity Identifies as: British Indian They answered these questions: a. Do you believe the...
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#43 Maximising Development in Youth Football – with Manisha Tailor MBE & Ross Bennett Listen Here
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MANISHA TAILOR has been promoted to Assistant Head of Coaching at QPR, making her the first woman and first person of South Asian heritage to hold such a role in the English game. The 40-year-old, who has been Lead Foundation Phase Coach at QPR for the last three years, will now assist Head of Coaching...
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After leaving her full-time position as primary school teacher in 2011, Tailor began working in football with the aim of helping her twin brother, Mayur, recover from mental illness. Since then she has been awarded an MBE for services to football, has founded Swaggarlicious, a company that provides educational programmes around diversity, inclusion and mental...
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Teaching about wellbeing through inclusive practice is about ensuring that all young people feel like a valued member of their school community and beyond.  It is about ensuring that all those who have a duty of care and commitment to the welfare and safety of children demonstrate responsibility in making sure mental health and wellbeing is at...
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A player once told Manisha Tailor that he never thought he would be coached by a woman. “I said, ‘Isn’t it great?’” she says. “And he said, ‘Yeah, it’s fantastic.’” Tailor is the lead foundation phase coach at Queens Park Rangers’ boys’ academy — one of only a handful of women in the country coaching...
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The Project 500 Podcast Join Sadie Mason MBE, Manisha Tailor MBE, Mekaya Gittens & Sangy Theivendra this week as we discuss the importance of diversity in coaching! Listen to the Podcast here
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The only South Asian Indian woman in the English professional game talks about her career and how it has helped her traumatised twin brother to speak again. “There were many times where I would go to games and of course it would be perceived that I was the physio or any role where I couldn’t...
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