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So you want to be a football coach?

DURING THE LAST FEW WEEKS, I have delivered coaching development lectures to students at Penn State University and at a small club in south-western Ontario, Canada.  The students at Penn State University…

The pioneering work of Crewe Alexandra’s academy

SOUTHAMPTON FOOTBALL CLUB HAVE RECEIVED MUCH PRAISE in recent seasons for the success of their academy and their sustained challenge for a UEFA Champions League position. Currently floating around the top six positions,…

The importance of creativity for young players

LAST WEEK I CAME ACROSS the work of Sir Kenneth Robinson for the first time. Sir Ken Robinson, PhD is an internationally recognized leader in the development of creativity, innovation and human resources…