Inside Deportivo La Coruña Academy

In this insightful and engaging discussion PDP Editor, Dave Wright, interviews Jose Barcala Garcia – Head of Coaching at Deportivo La Coruña Academy.

Jose discusses the Deportivo approach to player development. We cover topics like positional games, developing the individual and speak to Jose about his experiences coaching international futsal.

Don’t miss this brilliant discussion with a top Spanish development coach.


Jose Barcala Garcia

Jose Barcala Garcia

Dave Wright


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