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Embracing Discomfort

FA Lead National Goalkeeping Coach and England U21 Goalkeeping Coach, Tim Dittmer, brings a wealth of wisdom to his dual role as coach and coach developer.  In this interview with the 32-year-old, Player Development Project finds a coach already wise well beyond his years. 


In normal lore, it is thought that we grow wiser as we grow older.  But Dittmer has somehow figured out that wisdom isn’t necessarily a result of a long life.  Wisdom is measured by what we are willing to learn, not simply what we already...

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