Our head coach, Saul Isaksson-Hurst has traveled the world learning his trade and been lucky to meet some of the best player development specialists in the world. This unique Soccer Player Development Podcast series will be interviewing these specialists and getting the key information for players, coaches and parents about what are the key factors in producing world class footballers.
Mike Dodds is Birmingham City’s Academy Manager. He discusses his time at Birmingham working his way up from part-time coach in the pre-academy to the Foundation Phase, Youth Development Phase, Professional Development phase, and now as Academy Manager.
Mike knows the Academy back to front and shares the innovation and methodology that has helped Birmingham City to consistently develop players including Jude Bellingham.
Master the ball… Master the game.