In the pursuit of coaching & management excellence, Michael Loftman is a UEFA A License Coach with a Master's Degree in Sports Science, specialising in coaching, psychology, and pedagogy. He has been coaching for 14 years at National Team, Professional, Academy, and Grassroots level across 5 countries. Roles have included working with the Egyptian National Team, the City Football Group, Tottenham Hotspur F.C, Watford F.C, and Orlando Pirates F.C. In between roles Michael dedicates his time to delivering coach education, and sharing his knowledge with coaches from over 90 countries around the world. This has involved writing books, coach mentoring, delivering practical clinics, and leading online workshops. Selected online workshops and eBooks have been made available online here in the Coach Education Store

Key Education & Experience

Egyptian National Team

Senior Team Coach-Analyst


In September 2021, Michael was recruited to join the Egyptian National Team to help the country compete during the World Cup Qualifiers


Lusaka Dynamos, Zambia

Premier League Head Coach


A huge career experience, moving to Zambia at age 25, to become the Head Coach for Premier League Side Lusaka Dynamos


City Football Group, Lommel SK

1st Team Assistant Coach & Analyst


Moving to Belgium to join the City Football Group and work alongisde international players and staff from over 12 nationalaties 


Curro Sports Education

Coach Educator


The most recent practical workshop from April 2022, demonstrating basic practices to support player and team development across a variety of age groups


Orlando Pirates, South Africa

U23 Head Coach

1st Team Coach-Analyst


After moving to South Africa, Michael spent 3 years at Orlando Pirates, which is one of the biggest clubs on the African Continent


Tottenham Hotspur Development

Football Development Coach

Global Football Coach


One of the best clubs to learn and discover the processes behind individual player development for players aged 3 - 21 years old


Dagenham & Redbridge Academy

U15s/16s Coach

Foundation Phase Lead


Working across all academy age groups from U18s to U9s, focusing on implementing the club game model and methodology


English FA & UEFA Courses

UEFA A License


Over a 7 year period, Michael compeleted FA and UEFA courses, starting at Level 1, finishing with a UEFA A License and FA Youth Award


Brunel University, London

BSc & MSc Degrees


6 Years of study, completing a bacehlor's and master's degrees in Sports Science, specialising in coaching, pedagogy & psychology


Powerade Performance

Guest Speaker


Powerade Performance Academy is a yearly event which helps coaches progress their skillsets and ask questions to help develop their players and teams 


Warriors F.C, South Africa

Technical Director


The start of the coach education journey, delivering workshops and clinics during a Technical Director role at a youth club with U5s - U23s


Sports Psychology Conference

Guest Speaker


The Sports Psychology Summit is a conference for sports practioners to present experiences and research to boost the impact of psychology

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