EDDIE VAN SCHAICK – ex Ajax Youth Academy Consultant
We are pleased to welcome top European coach, Eddie van Schaick, to Belfast. He will spend an evening delivering a presentation to TW Braga players, parents and coaches before working with each age group at the club. In addition to this he will also operate an Elite Clinic at Ormeau Park 3G on Friday 30 March from 10am-12pm open to boys and girls born 2002-2012.
Eddie’s 25 year career in football has taken him around the world – studying, coaching and directing youth clubs at both the Professional and Amateur level. Eddie has an understanding of the American youth soccer system, as he spent time as an Assistant Coach at Michigan State University (1991), Headcoach at Lahser High School in Michigan (1996 – 1998) and four years as the Coaching Director of the Richmond Kickers (1999-2003). He established a Youth Football Development Program for the Qatar FA and Olympic committee. In 2006 he took directorship of Youth Programs at FK Almaty in Kazakhstan as the first ever youth soccer specialist coming from Europe.
Eddie joined Ajax in 2007, where he coached the U12 Academy team for three seasons and embedded himself in Ajax’s Academy life. Since coaching, he has been tasked by Ajax to utilize his international relations in promoting the methods of the Ajax Academy abroad. He has delivered presentations, courses, workshops and masterclasses in Amsterdam for people from 75 different countires. In addittion his Consultancy team conducted Training programs in over 20 different countries.
You can book your child's place now for the Friday session for only £10. We will be operating a strict limit to places so please organise your child's place now!
We are also prepared to open a small amount of places for non TW Braga coaches for the Thursday event. This will include a presentation from Eddie in Cregagh Sports Club from 5.30-6.30pm. You will then transfer over to TW Braga training and view Eddie's sessions working with our 4 age groups between 7-9pm. This will only cost £20 per coach!
To book your place please contact Tim Wareing on 07740120788.