In this Masterclass webinar replay, Player Development Project hosted Head of Coaching at UK Coaching, Nick Levett. Nick is joined by PDP Co-Founder & UEFA A licensed Coach, Dave Wright as well as PDP Technical Advisor & UEFA A licensed coach, Dan Wright.

Nick has a huge amount of experience in coaching and development, having previously been Head of Talent ID at The FA and he has also worked as an Academy Coach in England.

In this discussion Nick, Dan and Dave dive into a number of topics that focus on youth coaching and the conversation includes a huge focus on questions from coaches who attended the event live. We guide the conversation around three key topics:

  • Talent Identification – Debate around what it means, scouting, looking at potential not performance, the downsides of traditional trials and a number of other topics.
  • Session Design – Practical advice around delivering sessions with your players, planning, reviewing, the coaching spectrum and many more topics.
  • Coach Education – The value of informal and formal learning, the journey of learning as a coach and much more.

Don’t miss a fascinating and wide ranging conversation with three experts in youth development, this is a must watch.

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