About Us

Kickstart Soccer & Fitness is led by Shede Olukhale. Shede is an ex international soccer player and fully qualified personal trainer. He played for the Kenyan national football team, and has been involved in elite sports for over 20 years, being exposed to professional coaching and training techniques, from grass roots all the way through to international competition.

We have been training over 100 children every week for over 9 years through our clinics, and Shede has been a personal trainer in Melbourne for over 15 years.

We believe in the  positive impact of sports and fitness for all members of our community and are passionate about providing coaching and training where skills, self esteem and physical fitness are nurtured and progressed in an environment free of comparison and pressure. Our coaches are dedicated to this approach and we strive to ensure that our participants have the most positive early experience to help facilitate a long term participation in sport.

Shede is a fully qualified Football Federation of Australia Football coach, qualified pre and post natal trainer, Boxing instructor and holds certificate 3 and 4 in personal training, current level 2 First and Aid and CPR.  All coaches have current working with children checks.

Some past and present clients