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Caroline Elwood-Stokes

Sheffield, United Kingdom


During her early years, Caroline became involved in Football, beginning her career with Sheffield Wednesday LFC as Left Midfield. She were also a permanent figure in the Herries Girls school Football team. In 1994, Caroline joined Sheffield United but the club did not provide the facilities Caroline were looking for & so she moved to Kilnhurst, now known as Rotherham United. At the age of 16, she went on to qualify as a Football coach, at the same time gaining Distinctions in her studies in Sport. At the age of 16, Caroline became the coach at Sheffield City Wanderers working alongside Terry. She then formed her own club. In 1999, Caroline returned to Sheffield Wednesday & became a full time coach working with Evolve Sports coaching young children in school settings.
Caroline went on to founder Stokes-Intl-Sports School. As part of the school, Caroline founded the Stokes-Intl Community project, applying to the local council for permission to renovate an old derelict building into a sports forum/community hall. Unfortunately, permission were not granted and so this is a project still ongoing..
Stokes-Intl-Sports School quickly expanded into Rotherham United LFC School of Sports after taking on the name of the club. At this time, Caroline became the Marketing Manager for the club . Caroline began writing the clubs biography ''I'll always be a Miller'', she also set up a club store to sell the clubs own merchandise in which she funded herself. Caroline began looking for funding so she could buy land to give the club their own premises! Caroline became involved with Albert K Frimpong, the founder of SYDO Ghana. Caroline became very interested in SKATE SOCCER and offered to expand this project into the UK . She is now the UK Director of SKATE SOCCER. 2012, Caroline founded FAD FC, a place where people suffering with or have suffered with mental health issues caused by or related to Football could come together and share their own experiences.

Caroline now writes books mainly on Football and mental health, having just finished her first 'A guide to positive mental health'

Interests: Football, Mental Health, Promoting womens football

Published writer: Yes

Freelance: No


Published works:


  • A Guide To Positive Mental Health