Terry Skiverton

Terry Skiverton has been with Yeovil for over a decade, when in his testimonial year, he was offered the chance to take over the first team management duties, whilst still a player.

Skiverton is long-term servant of Yeovil following his move from Welling United in 1999. Terry has a wealth of experience as a central defender and captain at Huish Park. As a player, Skiverton started his career at Chelsea before spells at Wycombe and Welling United. Skiverton played an influential role in Yeovil's rise from non-league to the brink of the Championship. With Yeovil he has won the FA Trophy Winner in 2001/02, the Nationwide Conference in 2002/03 and the Coca-Cola League Two title in 2004/05. He was also named in the PFA team of the year in 2007 and was part of the side that reached the play-Off final in League One in 2006/07.

He began his coaching career with Yeovil as coach of the Under 15 Academy side before taking charge of the first team. Skiverton was then appointed manager of Yeovil on February 18, 2009. Skiverton enjoyed early success in his managerial career with Yeovil securing their place in League One in 2008/09.

The following season, Skiverton again retained The Glovers League One status helping to establish the club at that level. The 2010/11 campaign saw a positive mid table finish for Terry's men and he also surpassed 100 games in football management. He remained as manager until January 2011, when he reverted to the role as assistant when Gary Johnson took charge of the club. In February 2015 Skiverton became acting First Team Manager, until the club employed Paul Sturrock as Manager in April 2015.

Sessions by Terry Skiverton

Overload attacking

in Attacking

This session is based on a small-sided game with overloads producing overlapping attacking play. It’s a great session for attackers and defenders and is played at high intensity, because this promotes a competitive edge in training. The tight playing area is good for concentration levels, with strikers encouraged to work for angles and develop proficient... MORE


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