Inside Sydney FC

In this Masterclass Discussion, Sydney FC Academy Director, Kelly Cross joins PDP Editor, Dave Wright for a fantastic discussion on coaching.

Kelly shares his experience working with world-class players like Harry Kewell, Aaron Mooy and others, as well as his insights into coach education and the new program he is overseeing at Sydney FC. Kelly has a wealth of experience and shares a variety of lessons learned on his long coaching journey.

Kelly Cross is currently Academy Director at Sydney FC. He has previously worked for Football Federation Australia as Assistant National Technical Director where he oversaw significant changes to coach education. Kelly has also coached youth football internationally with Australian U17 teams and worked at New South Wales Institute of Sport.

Kelly Cross

Dave Wright

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