Dave has 17 years coaching experience and has coached in 8 different countries including England, Portugal, France, USA, and Norway, including coaching in the top division in Norway, Portugal and England
He began his coaching career in France, working on holiday football camps that focused on technical coaching programmes.
Dave then went on to work in USA, over 9 different states, working on summer football camps, again increasing his knowledge of drills to improve individual techniques.
Assistant Coach – SAM TATTUM
Sam is a product of the Manchester City academy, who he joined at u10 and played right through to the u16 age group. He then played as part of the Manchester City youth team and went on to earn a professional contract with the club in 2015.
During his time at city, Sam was recognised at international level with Wales at both u17 and u19 age groups.
Sam’s insight into premier league academy football will be invaluable to the trials.
With a playing career spanning 20 years, 15 years’ coaching experience and 8 years’ experience scouting for premier league clubs such as Everton, Manchester City and Liverpool, Craig is an excellent addition to the trial day team.
Craig also has 5 years experience of 1-1 coaching and holds a Level 2 coaching qualification, alongside a Youth Module 2, First Aid certification and a full DBS clearance.