Professional football coaches

Catalan Soccer® head coaches have experience developing players at every level, from schools and grassroots clubs, through to those playing at Professional Academies. Catalan coaches are always prepared and aspire to achieve excellence in our teaching.

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OUR MISSION - " integrate the very best of Catalan and English coaching techniques to increase the depth of footballing talent throughout the UK, helping every child to reach their full potential as both football players and people."

Our expert coaching team have spent the past 8 years specifically studying the very best of both the English, Catalan and Spanish coaching methods, the result is the most complete and advanced technical/tactical syllabus available to players anywhere in the UK. The coaching team periodically take's the students of Catalan Soccer® to Barcelona to play with the Catalan counterparts in one of Europe's largest and most vibrant footballing cities.

What makes our coaches different?

Catalan Soccer® require all coaches to deliver their coaching sessions with energy, enthusiasm and unrivalled expertise. Catalan Soccer® only recruit the very best coaches to join our expert team. Currently we have a team of 12 fully FA-Licensed coaches working within the weekly classes, with 4 full-time coaches qualified to UEFA Level and the highest level of youth coaching with the English FA.

We are always on the lookout for energetic and inspirational youth coaches. If you feel that you are able to bring something extra special to our team then please send your CV with a covering letter to

Revolutionary, Award-winning coaching sessions...

Our unique and award-winning coaching programme has attracted interest from some of the top names in both English and Spanish football - namely Guillem Balague, FC Barcelona legend Geizka Mendieta, and Gareth Southgate.

We strongly believe in using the power of football to develop young players into good people as well as good footballers. The behavioural skills we aim to teach our players; trust, teamwork, togetherness, honesty and respect, underpin all of our Catalan teaching methods and run through the core of  interactions between player and coach.

All of our coaches meet the highest criteria in terms of to safeguarding, expertise, reliability and conduct. Each coach's position as a positive role model, and ambassador of the game is taken very seriously here at Catalan. You can rest assured we've gone the extra mile to find the best coaches around...

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CatalanBEN -  Lead Coach

Ben plays an important role in the development of the Catalan Soccer coaching curriculum. As well as his second to none technical knowledge and communication skills, Ben is our in-house photographer and talented graphic designer. Ben stands out for his exciting skills sessions.

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CatalanDAN - Lead Coach

Dan is renowned for his robotic organisational skills, and laser guided coaching sessions. Never a cone out of place nor a young player left without support. Dan's Wednesday Mini-Maestro® classes in particular are of legendary status with kids coming from miles around to be part of the fun and educational classes.

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Catalan'OLI' - Skills Coach

Catalan Oli is one of the most energetic and charismatic you will find anywhere! A leader of Catalan Camps and his first time volleys are outrageous!

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CatalanMATT - Lead Coach

Matt is responsible for Catalan brand development and digital marketing. Often coaching 7 days a week, he also manages our Under 12 Maestro and Escola representative teams. A huge Barcelona fan, and a soft spot for Arsenal, he's a coach who loves to see creative and intelligent football.

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Catalan'MONO' - Foundation Coach

'Mono' (short for Almonzo), is an FA Licensed and Level 3 qualified Youth Coach. Mono recently completed his Catalan coaching license, and manages our unbelievably talented Under 9s team. You'll see Mono in most Catalan sessions helping individual players to improve their game.

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Catalan'COACH' - Position Available

Catalan Soccer are always on the look out for charismatic and inspiring coaches to work with our Catalan players. The demands are high, and expectations are even higher when coaching with Catalan. Perhaps the next Elite Catalan youth coach could be you?