Today we are joined by Liverpool FC Head of Coaching for the Foundation phase, Michael Beale.
Beale has worked at every level of youth coaching from the Under 5’s all the way to the U-23s. He’s worked at two of the biggest clubs in England, Chelsea and Liverpool. He worked at Chelsea with Brendan Rodgers and then followed him to Liverpool.
Starting in 2012 he spent 5 seasons there working with the U-21 and U-23 players, coaching the likes of Jordon Ibe, Raheem Sterling and more. He then went to be an assistant at Sao Paolo for one season before coming back to Liverpool.
In this episode, we go deep on youth coaching and youth players in this episode and Michael discusses his journey from coaching in Churches in South London to coaching superstars in Liverpool and Sao Paolo.