Guest Speakers on the PFSA Scouting Course

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Over the years the PFSA have had plenty of guest speakers from the world of both football scouting and talent identification as they look to share their knowledge of the industry. Guest Speakers range from Manchester United Assistant Manager Mick Phelan to Director of Football at Salford City and Class of 92 Chris Casper. Below is a snippet of those who have volunteered to speak on the PFSA Scouting Course adding testament to the quality of our content.

Mike Phelan

Assistant Manager Manchester United

Micky Phelan guest Speaker on the PFSA Scouting Course

Micky is undeniably a legend at Manchester United having spent many successful years alongside Sir Alex Ferguson. 

Micky came onto the PFSA Level 2 Scouting Course to talk about both his career at Manchester United and his new football venture with Sensible Soccer.

Micky was accompanied by Dave Shorrocks who has a MSc In Talent Development who is currently Mickys partner within Sensible Soccer.

Chris Casper

Director of Football at Salford City and Class of 92 graduate

Chris Casper is the Sporting Director for Salford City FC and was also a graduate of the famous Class of 92. The PFSA are proud to work closely with both Chris and Salford with the PFSA Scouting Network.

Paul McGuiness

Former Manchester United Youth Team Manager

Paul McGuiness guest speaking on the PFSA Level 2

Paul McGuiness is the former Manchester United Youth Team head coach. Paul has spoken on the PFSA Level 2 discussing both talent identification and talent development within an elite academy such as Manchester United.

Steve Jones

Head of Opposition Analysis at Millwall FC

Steve is an exceptional match analyst with over 20 years in the game. He is currently the Head of Opposition Analysis for Championship Side Millwall, creating an intricate and detailed analysis of the opposition for consumption by first-team management. Steve also occasionally delivers the day two player, team and match analysis on the PFSA Level 2 Talent Identification In Football course.

Tony Whelan

Assistant Academy Director of Manchester United

Tony Whelan guest speaker on the PFSA Scouting Course

Tony is currently the Assistant Academy Director and Head of Coaching for Manchester United’s Academy and has overseen some of Manchester’s finest talents come through their academy. Tony took time out to come and discuss talent identification and talent development to our football scouts on the PFSA Level 2 Scouting Course.

Lee Maybury

Ex-Chief and Head Scout for Stoke, Burnley and Portsmouth

PFSA Lee Maybury the PFSA. What scouts look for.

Lee has over 14 years experience at elite Level as either a Head or Chief Scout for the likes of Stoke, Burnley and Portsmouth. Lee regularly drops into the online PFSA Level 2 Talent Identification In Football courses to discuss his rise to the top level of football, giving our users expert advice on their journey into football scouting.