Programme Leader, BA (Hons) Football Coaching & Management

Darren is a UEFA A License qualified coach, and has spent the last 11 years working for Nike and coaching within the Nike Academy. He has been running a community football club since 2001, which currently has 28 players in the professional environment, including Liverpool defender Joe Gomez.

Darren has spent nearly ten years working for the London Football Association in football development as a Football Development Officer for Inclusion, Education and Futsal. In 2005 he coached a session with Brazil legend Ronaldinho.

Find out more about Darren
Area of expertise
  • Race equality.
Teaching & research interests
  • Inclusion and equality within football.
  • UEFA A License;
  • FA Course Tutor.
Expertise in industry
  • 24-years coaching and teaching within football;
  • Currently FA Affiliate Tutor and Coach Mentor.
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