I am available to coach individuals or groups. I hold both a valid FFA C License (Aus) and FA Level 2 Coaching in Football (U.K). I am enjoy coaching both male and female players aged anywhere from youth level to adult and hold a valid Working w...
I am available to coach individuals or groups. I hold both a valid FFA C License (Aus) and FA Level 2 Coaching in Football (U.K). I am enjoy coaching both male and female players aged anywhere from youth level to adult and hold a valid Working with Vulnerable People card. I played semi-pro in England, predominantly playing as a midfielder/winger. I began coaching at 19 and gained my Level 2 award by 21. I migrated to Australia in 2015 with my family where I currently coach Riverside Olympic under 18\'s in Launceston, Tasmania. I am a firm believer in developing players at their own speed and understanding their needs both individually and within a group.
1-on-1 Small Group Team Training Football Conditioning
No Individual Session Available
No Group Session Available
When coaching individuals, I like to converse with the player and parent (if necessary) to determine what the player is looking for from their session/s. I\'ll then determine an appropriate plan, adapting it after the first session to suit the players style, fitness and motivation as observed. For groups, I will set a plan in place dependant on the group. If fun based, I will use lots of stimulating drills that will help maintain young players attentions. If working with a team I will discuss with the coach/contact from the group what is currently lacking (tactically or skill/technique based) so that I can help the group improve in the required areas. In both individual and group sessions I have fair expectations. If players are willing to listen and be punctual, I\'ll be happy to give them as much assistance as I can to develop them as footballers.
I played for Ipswich Town F.C between the ages of 11-18 in their academy after I was scouted playing for my local team and county, Essex. In my twenties I played semi-pro in England, where I represented Cambridge City, Hertford Town, St.Margaretsbury, Sawbridgeworth Town and Roydon F.C. Since moving to Australia I have played for Launceston City and Riverside Olympic F.C in both the NPL Tasmania and Northern Championship.
I started coaching at just 19 develop my knowledge of the game after realising playing professionally was not an option for me. With a two year hiatus included I have coached at various levels and ages for over 12 years. I am happy coaching all ages, male and female. I have a passion for developing players and enjoy seeing players from my teams go on to represent their clubs at senior level. I feel my work with young players (mainly 15-18) is an important part of their development as young adults as much as it is for their football careers.