Keith Boanas is a Uefa Pro License coach, an FA affiliate tutor, is working for the highly-regarded Palace for Life Foundation and is head coach and technical director at Carshalton Athletic, supporting their 40 + grassroots team’s coaches. He has a long history in the men’s and women’s game – after a three-year stint as boss of Tooting & Mitcham United men’s team from 1998-2001, Keith moved on to managing Charlton Ladies and Millwall Lionesses before taking charge of the Estonia Women’s team for seven years from 2009-16. He has worked with and assisted in the development of many senior England women internationals such as the head coach of WSL club Manchester United and former England captain Casey Stoney, Eniola Aluko and is married to former Charlton keeper Pauline Cope.
In this podcast Dave Clarke talks to Keith about dealing with coaching in the lockdown including keeping fit, the learning curve for coaches as well as players, sessions he has had published in Soccer Coach Weekly and Elite Soccer, his role with the Palace for Life Foundation, what skills a coach should be looking to learn from coach education and life as a published author.
Dave clarke asked Alf Galustian this question: "Bayern Munich has removed U9 and U10 teams and their academy will now start at U11. Is this a model other professional clubs should follow?" Find out what he thinks. Also session planning, what are the most important things to consider? We also discuss the current Covid restrictions and how we can help players to practice at home. MORE
I launched my podcast this time last year, totally oblivious to the problems that were developing in the world. But as ever there is no difference to how I feel about coaching and once again by the time it gets to New Year's Day I find I'm itching to get back out on the pitch! So I read books, listen to some podcasts and generally boost my coaching knowledge sitting in the house. MORE
In this podcast Dave Clarke talks to Billy Gazonas about his book that chronicles his time in college soccer with tales from Bruce Springsteen to Franz Beckenbauer and includes some valuable advice for coaches on teaching technique to players and using tactics to win games. Most of all Billy highlights what players can do to improve their game working alone and the dedication it takes to become a champion. MORE
In this podcast Dave Clarke talks to Chris Panayiotou the Director of Coaching for Virginia Rush senior boys about looking beyond winning with an emphasis on educating players and parents in the philosophy he has for Virginia Rush MORE
In this podcast Dave Clarke talks to Andy and Paul from Go4Goal about the use of a mentor both for head coaches and for the head coach mentoring the coaches underneath them. Including coaching technique, focus and following a season long philosophy MORE
In this podcast Dave Clarke talks to Go4Goal lead coach and head goalkeeper coach Jon Lewis and goalkeeper coach Salvador Espinosa about a whole heap of coaching things, including return to play, best practice and why it helps to be a little bit crazy!: MORE