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Birmingham City FC: How to Create an Exceptional Learning Environment

In this Masterclass Discussion, PDP Editor Dave Wright hosts Birmingham City Assistant Academy Manager, Stuart English.

Stuart has vast experience in player development having worked at Luton Town FC, Brentford FC and Birmingham City. In his role at BCFC, Stuart is responsible for overseeing not only the player development program alongside Academy Manager, Kristjaan Speakman, but developing coaches, supporting staff and constantly looking for trends and ways of innovating.

In this discussion, Stuart shares his coaching story and gives shares some superb advice for coaches around how to develop players strengths, creativity and gives practical insights into how he has built a reputation as one of the brightest young coaches in England. This is a must watch Masterclass Discussion for coaches who want to improve their environments.

Note: Apologies for a slightly disturbed connection at some points in this video.

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