Dan is a UEFA A Licence Coach with over 15 years experience working in the football industry. He has worked at both elite and grassroots level, coaching players of differing ages and ability levels.
Upon gaining a degree in Sports Science (Coaching) from Brunel University, Dan worked as Head of Football at an independent school in Surrey. He then made the transition into elite academy football, and has been Head of Foundation Phase at three professional football clubs; Crystal Palace, Swansea City and Bristol City. He was responsible for designing and implementing a coaching curriculum that primarily focuses on individual player development. He has worked with a number of players who have gone on to represent their country at International Youth Team Level, and sign professional terms at their respective clubs.