Michael English

Head Coach

  • Date Joined: 20th July 2018
Michael is an Irish UEFA B licensed coach, currently completing a BSc. Strength and Conditioning as well as his UEFA Youth B Licence. He is currently Mayo SL Kennedy Cup Manager / Head Coach and has just been appointed Manager / Head Coach of the Mayo SL U14 SSE Airtricity National League side.

He has previously coached in the FAI Emerging Talent Programme with Mayo SL and has also coached at grassroots level in both Ireland and Scotland, as well as player-managing his local amateur club, Achill Rovers.

Michael has also completed a MSc. Construction Project Management where he graduated with distinction, during which he developed his knowledge of the football industry through completing his dissertation on An Investigation into the Potential to Develop a Sustainable Football Stadium Development Model in Ireland. This research has given him the opportunity to carry out research for the Football Research Group at Waterford Institute of Technology.
Michael English

Qualifications/Accreditation

  • : National GK D Licence


    National GK D Licence
    2021

  • : BSc. Strength and Conditioning (Ongoing)


    BSc. Strength and Conditioning (Ongoing)
    2021

  • Scottish Football Association: Physical Preparation (Youth/Adult)

    Scottish Football Association
    Physical Preparation (Youth/Adult)
    2021

  • Scottish Football Association: Talent I.D 1.3

    Scottish Football Association
    Talent I.D 1.3
    2021

  • UEFA: B Licence

    UEFA
    B Licence
    2021

  • : Performance Analysis Level 1


    Performance Analysis Level 1
    2021

  • BARCA Hub: Tactical Football Analysis Barca Hub

    BARCA Hub
    Tactical Football Analysis Barca Hub
    2020

  • : MSc. Construction Project Management


    MSc. Construction Project Management
    2020

Career History

  • Mayo Schoolboys / Girls Youth League

    Mayo Schoolboys / Girls Youth League
    Kennedy Cup Manager / Head Coach
    2021 – Present

  • Football Research Group at Waterford Institute of Technology

    Football Research Group at Waterford Institute of Technology
    Researcher
    2021 – Present

  • Edinburgh United Junior FC

    Edinburgh United Junior FC
    2004 Boys’ Head Coach
    2019 – 2021

  • Achill Rovers FDAC

    Achill Rovers FDAC
    Manager / Head Coach
    2019 – 2019

  • Mayo Schoolboys / Girls Youth League

    Mayo Schoolboys / Girls Youth League
    2007 Boys’ Head Coach
    2018 – 2019

  • Achill Rovers FDAC

    Achill Rovers FDAC
    Youth Coach / Manager
    2015 – 2019

  • Achill Rovers FDAC

    Achill Rovers FDAC
    Player
    2013 – Present

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