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Steven Gillespie

Year Joined:

2014

Qualifications:

  • UEFA A
  • FA Youth Module 3

Projects worked on for LFC:

  • LFC IA Head Coach
  • LFC IA Soccer Schools
  • Partner Events
  • Coaching Clinics
  • LFC IA Coach Recruitment Drive
  • Former LFC Academy Player
  • LFC IA Programme Manager

Coach feature:

What it means to represent LFC:

“Being from Liverpool and an LFC fan, to see the support and passion from our fans the other side of the world really did astound me. It really spurs me on to deliver the best sessions I possibly can when representing the club overseas.”

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Daniel Gavin

Year Joined:

2012

Qualifications:

Projects worked on for LFC:

  • LFC IA Head Coach
  • LFC IA Soccer Schools
  • Accreditation Lead
  • LFC Partner Events
  • Coach Educator
  • USA Site Visits 
  • LFC IA Programme Manager

What it means to represent LFC:

I take the upmost pride in my role as coach when representing Liverpool Football Club. It is a privilege to represent, what I believe to be the biggest football club in the world, teaching the 'Liverpool way' to our fans worldwide and fulfilling a personal dream of my own as a Liverpool fan.”

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Andy Nicholas

Year Joined:

2012

Qualifications:

  • UEFA B
  • FA Youth Module 3
  • Sport Science Degree

Projects worked on for LFC:

  • LFC IA Head Coach
  • LFC IA Soccer Schools
  • LFC Academy Development Centres
  • Partner Events
  • Coaching Clinics
  • LFC IA Coach Recruitment Drive
  • Former LFC Academy Player
  • LFC IA Coaching Manager

What it means to represent LFC:

To be able to call myself a Liverpool football club coach is an honour. To have the opportunity to influence the careers of young players is very important to me. I draw on my own experiences an LFC academy player to help them on and off the pitch so they can have success at the greatest football club in the world.”

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David Ridler

Year Joined:

2009

Qualifications:

  • UEFA A
  • FA Youth Module 1

Projects worked on for LFC:

  • LFC IA Egypt Head Coach
  • Lead Coach Soccer Schools
  • Pre Academy
  • Coaches Recruitment Drives
  • Coach Education In-Service Training
  • Partner Events
  • LFC Community Coach

Coach feature:

What it means to represent LFC:

“To represent LFC in Egypt full time has fulfilled a dream and makes me very proud. My ambition is to make the LFC International Academy as successful as possible here in Egypt. LFC IA Egypt is gowring year on year and we continue to offer local children the oppurtunity to come and play the Liverpool way.”

Neil Murphy

Peter Fordham

Year Joined:

2015

Qualifications:

  • UEFA A
  • UEFA Elite Youth Licence
  • Coach Educator Award

Projects worked on for LFC:

  • LFC IA Korea Head Coach
  • Lead Coach Soccer Schools
  • Coach Recruitment Drive
  • Partner Events

What it means to represent LFC:

“To represent Liverpool Football Club in South Korea makes me immensely proud. Travelling around the world with LFC you realise the magnitude of the club and what enjoyment it brings to so many fans. I look forward to the opportunity to develop players across the programme both on and off the pitch. My aim is to deliver an authentic experience with players learning to play the Liverpool way..”

Neil Murphy

Neil Murphy

Year Joined:

2002

Qualifications:

  • UEFA B
  • FA Youth Module 1
  • Sports Massage Therapy Diploma

Projects worked on for LFC:

  • LFC IA Japan Head Coach
  • LFC IA Mauritus Head Coach
  • Lead Coach Soccer Schools
  • LFC Community Coach
  • Development Centres
  • Pre-Academy
  • Partner Events
  • LFC Academy Sports Masseur

Coach feature:

What it means to represent LFC:

“Working for LFC and becoming part of the greatest football family in the world is an absolute privilege. This Club is steeped in a glorious history and it makes you feel proud bringing the club closer to its worldwide fans, giving them a Liverpool experience and coaching the children how to play football the Liverpool way.”

Neil Murphy

Mark Siddle

Year Joined:

2018

Qualifications:

  • UEFA B

Projects worked on for LFC:

  • LFC IA Japan Assistant to the Regional Manager
  • Lead Coach Soccer Schools
  • Coach Recruitment Drives
  • Partner Events

What it means to represent LFC:

“Representing Liverpool Football Club everyday is a privilege. Having the opportunity to promote the values and history of the world’s greatest club is something I am grateful for everyday and always strive to do my best for the badge and what it represents.”

James Gow

James Gow

Year Joined:

2007

Qualifications:

  • UEFA A
  • FA Youth Module 2
  • FA Goalkeeping Level 2
  • Science and Football Degree (1st Class Hons)

Projects worked on for LFC:

  • LFC IA Australia Head Coach
  • LFC IA China Head Coach
  • Lead Management & Leadership Coach
  • 1st Team Analysis
  • LFC Foundation Coach

Coach feature:

What it means to represent LFC:

“As a scouser and an LFC fan it means a great deal to me to represent the club. I have been incredibly fortunate to represent Liverpool all over the world. Through travelling and working for LFC you truly appreciate the size of the club and how much it means to so many people in so many countries.”

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Iain Bennett

Year Joined:

2016

Qualifications:

Projects worked on for LFC:

  • LFC IA Soccer Schools
  • LFC TLG Residential
  • Partner Events

What it means to represent LFC:

“Being a part of this football club is something I am very proud of; being given the opportunity to help young players practice and develop is an honour for me. Each day I will do my best, working hard to achieve success for LFC and the players who I will be coaching.”

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Ellis Nickson

Year Joined:

2014

Qualifications:

  • FA Youth Award
  • FA Coaching UEFA B

Projects worked on for LFC:

  • LFC IA Japan Head Coach
  • LFC IA Soccer Schools
  • LFC Academy Development Centres
  • LFC Team Tours
  • LFC IA Scandinavia
  • Partner Events

What it means to represent LFC:

“To represent Liverpool Football Club would be a massive privilege in any capacity and that’s what makes my role so special. I get the opportunity to do what I love, coaching football, while working for one of the biggest clubs in the world. It really doesn’t seem like work when you love what you do, and that’s certainly the case with myself.”

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Dan Reece

Year Joined:

2014

Qualifications:

  • UEFA A
  • BA Hons Sports Coaching PGCE
  • FAW Football Leaders Award

Projects worked on for LFC:

  • LFC IA Head Coach
  • LFC IA Soccer Schools
  • LFC Team Tours
  • LFC Coach Education
  • Partner Events

What it means to represent LFC:

“As a Liverpool fan it is a massive privilege to coach here. To come and coach at the Academy, for me, there is no better place to work. It is also exciting to be able to work abroad for the club, and to help spread the Liverpool way around the world.”

Ara Bedrossian

Year Joined:

2016

Qualifications:

  • UEFA B
  • Postgraduate Certificate In Physical Education

Projects worked on for LFC:

  • LFC IA Cyprus Head Coach

Coach feature:

What it means to represent LFC:

“I feel very lucky that I witnessed the great Liverpool sides of the 70s & 80s. One of the reasons why I signed my first pro contract was so I could play alongside Liverpool legend Terry McDermott, and the reason why I support Liverpool to this day. To be part of the LFC International Academy has already made me feel a part of the family of LFC coaches all around the world, and has brought me in touch with some great coaches and staff at the LFC Academy in England.”

 

 

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Thomas Penny

Year Joined:

2016

Qualifications:

  • UEFA B 
  • FA Youth Award
  • FA L1 Coaching Futsal
  • FA Developing Developers
  • FA Tutor Training 

Projects worked on for LFC:

  • LFC IA Hong Kong Head Coach
  • LFC IA Head Coach
  • LFC IA Soccer Schools
  • LFC IA Partner Events
  • LFC Academy Development Centres

What it means to represent LFC:

“To represent the biggest football club in England and arguably the biggest football club in the world, is a huge honour. I feel so privileged to be involved with such a highly respected club, who live and breathe their values throughout everything they involve themselves in. I am so proud to wear the Liverpool badge and show the greatness of what it stands for.”

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