In this Masterclass Webinar replay, we connect with the highly experienced, Kelly Cross & Drew Sherman to discuss youth development in Australia.

Kelly Cross is the Technical Director – Youth at Sydney FC, whilst Drew is the General Manager of Football at Melbourne Victory. Since the turn of the century these two clubs have been the most successful in the A League and now lead the way around youth development pathways.

In this discussion, PDP Editor, Dave Wright hosts Kelly and Drew for an in depth discussion on the local football landscape, the roll out of new academies, player and coach pathways and leadership. Kelly shares some insights into the unique approach of development at Sydney FC underpinned by emergent practice and Drew shares some of the holistic focusses that is setting Melbourne Victory apart from the rest.

Tune in for another insightful and in depth Masterclass discussion full of practical advice for coaches.

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