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Qualifications

PhD – Coach Effectiveness
B.Sc, M.Sc (Coaching Science)
UEFA Professional License
UEFA A License Football Coach
UEFA A Licence (Level 4) Coach Educator
Fellow of The Higher Education Academy

About

Football Coaching Consultant specifically supporting on modules and residential teaching on the MSc Football Coaching & Performance course whilst supporting the application of Coaching knowledge and skills through a series of masterclasses, seminars and workshop with undergraduate students following the BSc Football Coaching & Performance pathway.

Experience

Most recently worked as Assistant Manager at Middlesbrough FC, previously worked as Manager, Assistant Manager and Head of Coaching at Swansea City FC, developed the player development methodology, aligned the clubs philosophy from 1st team to U9s and led the clubs successful project that resulted in gaining Category 1 status in 2015.

Previously worked as a coach educator, National youth team coach, and principal lecturer.

Suppported and mentored many current Managers on their pathway and journey into the professional game.

Currently also provide consultancy support to the FAW Trust on the A & Pro Licence course and to the Premier League on their Elite Heads of Coaching programme.

Responsibilities

Football Coaching Consultant Academic

Publications

Research Gate Profile

www.researchgate.net/profile/David_Adams64

Memberships

Football Association Coaches Association

UEFA

LMA

External

FAWUEFA Profesional Licence Tutor
Premier League – ECAS / EHOC
Wales Youth National Teams

Consultancy

Previous Roles
Football Assocation of Wales U21’s Men’s
National Team Coach 2007-2011
Technical Consultant Swansea City A.F.C (2013)
Football Association of Wales.
A License Instructor, assessor, and verifier
Staff Mentoring.
Senior Coach Education Working Group.

National Soccer Coaches Association of America.
Guest Speaker at Annual Convention
National FAW Conference

Research

Methodology

Periodisation

Coach Education / Development

Coaching Science.

Areas of Expertise

Football Coaching & Sub Disciplines

Twitter

@adamsdavidfooty

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