Nikita Runnacles- Head of Female Football Academy

Nikita joined Barking Abbey in November 2017.

She holds a UEFA A License award in coaching and is currently undertaking her UEFA A license award In Goalkeeper coaching.

Currently coaching within the International Women’s game as a Goalkeeper Coach.  Before Barking Abbey, Nikita was Senior Education Development Officer at Colchester United FC and holds a wealth of experience working with elite female players at Essex RTC.

She continues to coach  in The FA Women's Championship as head of goalkeeping for London City Lionesses.