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Mark Higginbotham
Coach Mark is co-owner of Coaches Training Room and a Professional Soccer Coach born and raised in the UK. His coaching career has lead him to coach across two continents. He is qualified through the English Football Association, The National Federation of High Schools, the NSCAA and The AYSO. His coaching methodologies are diverse and adaptable having had the opportunity to work with many different coaches from different backgrounds from all over the world. He spent many years working as a Coach Mentor and Qualified Coach Instructor for the AYSO and various club teams in Northern California.

He has co-written two best selling coaching books that are available on Amazon (Soccer Coaches University Vol. 1 and The Ultimate Guide to Coaching U12 Soccer Teams).

His drive is to raise the level of youth soccer by offering support, advice and developmental techniques to sports coaches to help them in unlocking their teams' potential.
Eric Vogel
Coach Eric is from Michigan in the United States and has been playing soccer since 1984 and coaching since 2009. He has received his USSF National Coaching License and received designation for First Team All State among numerous other awards. Eric is passionate about helping people reach their full potential in both soccer and life. His dedication to soccer excellence led him to create Coaches Training Room with Mark, Vogel Soccer Mastery, and four soccer apps in the iTunes App Store in which you can find the list here:
Wayne Harrison
Wayne Harrison is a former professional player and has been a highly qualified professional coach for many years. He has held the position of Academy Director at Blackpool Professional Football Club in England and at Al Ain Professional Football Club in the UAE.
- UEFA Professional “A" License Coach since 1996
- Professional Player (Blackpool) and Oulu Palloseura (Finland)
- Professional Coach in England and abroad (Finland; United Arab Emirates and USA)
- NSCAA Premier Diploma holder and Staff Coach
Ian Barker
Ian Barker is the Director of Coaching Education for the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA), he develops and launches integrated learning portfolio to build coaching and administrative capabilities for the soccer community in the United States and around the world. 

Besides his interest in soccer/football, he's interested in leadership and team development, and creating interactive and effective learning systems.
Marco Palacios
Coach Marcos has been coaching youth soccer for over 10 years. He began coaching at a local Western PA recreational program. His passion for the game and coaching style with kids provided him opportunities with larger clubs, high schools, and college programs. Currently Marcos is a professional staff coach for the Texans Soccer Club, Houston's largest boys' US Development Academy.
Marcos holds a USSF National D License as well as the Coerver Coaching Youth Diploma. As a former collegiate player he uses his past experiences as a vehicle to train his current teams. When he is not on the field coaching or playing, you can find Marcos reading books and case studies on soccer, always looking to improve as a coach. It is this passion that led him to join Coaches Training Room as a writer. 
Luca Bertolini
Luca Bertolini lives near Parma, Italy. He has attended the CONI-FIGC “coach of youth players” and in 2012 received his “UEFA B” license. He is passionate about coaching his teams' and enjoys providing professional training sessions that are very thorough, visually appealing and easy to follow for coaches all over the world. He has been coaching for over 20 years and says he doesn't plan on stopping anytime soon.
Brian Sproul
UEFA A license accredited coach with over 12 years’ experience coaching at Professional club academies in the UK.
Formerly Raith Rovers & St Mirren FC and now Currently coaching with Kilmarnock FC, Brian is head coach of the academy U17s Elite performance squad. With his proven record of progressing youth players onto professional contracts he has many young players making their mark in the professional ranks across the UK.
Brian`s soccer philosophies are at the heart of the Kilmarnock FC academy 
Anthony Lanzillo
Anthony "Tone" Lanzillo is a mental prep coach to athletes who want to be mentally prepared to play their best game. He has primarily worked with athletes and coaches from middle and high school into college in such sports as lacrosse, football, basketball and soccer. Over the past several years, he has written for a number of sports websites and blogs, including the Coaches Training Room, FirstDown Playbook, CoachBook and Lax Playbook.
Don Herlan
Don Herlan is from Buffalo, NY and has been playing and coaching soccer for 35 years. He was a team captain during his senior year at SUNY Geneseo, and has coached at several universities including the University of Buffalo, Saint Francis University, and Longwood University. He has earned a Masters Degree in Exercise Physiology from the University of Akron, and received his USSF National C License. He is now coaching travel teams for the Delaware Soccer Club in Buffalo. His dedication to soccer and interest in the ongoing education of coaches led him to create Smedley’s Soccer Site in 2015. Along with his website, Don has also authored several books on soccer including four volumes of Smedley’s Soccer Drills, and Smedley’s Defending Twenty.  
Ian Preston
Ian Preston lives in the UK and loves soccer. Over the years, he has been involved with a number of different teams in many different roles. He has a keen interest in soccer drills and tactics with a particular focus in how they can made accessible and interesting to all age groups. He runs the sports blog
Travis Thomas
Travis is a corporate trainer and performance coach - with a background in improvisation. I was a Leadership coach at IMG Academy for over 2 years - working with the U17 boys National Team. I currently serve as a performance coach for a youth club in Florida.
Gary Curneen
Gary is the women's head soccer coach at California State University in Bakersfield.
Prior to this he was the Assistant Women's Soccer Coach at University of Cincinnati and at Wingate University NC. Gary holds a UEFA 'A' License from the Irish FA and a "Premier Diploma" from the NSCAA.
Originally from Omagh, Northern Ireland, he gained a Master’s in Business Administration from Wingate University NC, where he coached the Lady Bulldogs to a 95-48-8 record along with their first ever SAC Championship and place in the NCAA Tournament.  He is the author of 'The Modern Soccer Coach 2014'.
Jack Edwards
UEFA B & FA Youth Award Coach.

Jack has experience both playing and coaching in academy environments.

Jack has played in various English academies and has also played in the USA on a scholarship. Football is Jack’s passion and he has a real interest in individual player development.
Leonardo Capparelli
Coach Leo is the owner of The Football Domain Academy in London and a professional soccer
coach born in Argentina but raised in the UK. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Physical
Education and Sports Science from the University of Greenwich. His coaching career has led him to coach across three different continents including North America, Europe and South

Leo is qualified through the English Football Association and is fluent in both English and
Spanish. His coaching style is based around helping players to be imaginative, skillful and
confident on the field.

Leo’s 10+ years of coaching experience have given him the opportunity to work as Director of
Coaching at Fallston Soccer Club in Maryland, Head coach at Steel United Soccer Club and
Assistant Regional Manager at UK Elite Soccer. He has also spent many years working
alongside coaches both in the UK and abroad helping to improve their leadership skills and
building winning team cultures.

Leo is host of The Soccer Leadership Podcast on Spotify. A GO-TO resource for all soccer
coaches that touches on a variety of topics all focused on helping you to become a more
effective coach to your players.
Naji Shatliff
USSF B License
NSCAA Premier Diploma
NSCAA Advanced National diploma
NSCAA National Diploma
NSCAA Special Topics Diploma: Reading the Game
Professional Youth Soccer Coach since 2002
Regional Manager UKE Soccer
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