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Motspur Park FC would like to welcome Manuel Laurijssen to their coaching staff. Manuel will be coming to Motspur Park FC to take on the new role of Coach Mentor. Manuel will be liaising with our Development Committee and our coaches to help improve the quality of coaching we deliver to our players. Manuel is an FA Qualified UEFA B coach and is currently completing his youth modules to add to his extensive list of coaching qualifications.

We are certain that Manuel will be a great addition to MPFC and we are sure you will all welcome him when you see him either around on Sundays or at your next coaching session.

Please find attached some of Manuels previous coaching experience:

Head Coach & Technical Director of Borussia Dortmund Football School Tokyo, Japan.

  • Head of the BVB Football School outside of Germany. Coaching local children Aged 5 to 15. Organizing coaching clinics in different cities for Puma as well as BVB09. Leading coaching seminars and coach Education across Japan. Holding interviews for magazines, newspapers and TV. Coaching camps for Puma with the Okinawa FA. Published my first coaching methods book in Japan.

Youth Coach, Borussia Dortmund 09, Dortmund, Germany

  • Coach at the BVB 09 Football School and weekend high performance sessions. Internship with the Borussia Dortmund II Team.

Eastern Suburbs A.F.C, Auckland, New Zealand

  • 1 st Position: Assistant Director of Coaching (Keith Mackay). Duties include: Program delivery and implementation. Working and mentoring youth coaches. Coached under 10 to Under 17 girls’ teams. Under 19s preparation for National Tournament. Last year: Director of Junior Coaching. 17’s Metro Coach. In charge of holiday clinics, budgeting and top player selection. Excellent results at tournam