The Coaches

Rafael Francisco Gil Sanchez Head Coach

A professional UEFA-Pro coach with over 20 years of experience working in the field of football, Rafael Gil has coached youth teams across the globe, having spent the early part of his career in Spain as head coach for Malaga’s youth team then moved to the UK, he also spent 3 years in Saudi Arabia coaching the National Football team and two years in China delivering the Spanish methodologies of football to universities. He is a qualified football scout with a Master’s Degree in Football Management & Training, a Master’s Degree in Physical Preparation in football and a certificate in NLP for coaching. Dedicated to his profession, Rafael has led many youth to achieving their football aspirations and enabling them to play professionally both in Spain and Internationally.

Juan Ruiz Performance Coach

A professional football scout and trainer with over extensive experience working with youth teams of Malaga FC and Granada CF, Juan is UEFA A certified coach and has a Bachelor’s in Sports Science and a Master’s Degree in Sports Injury prevention and a Masters Degree in Physical Education.

Enrique Gonzalez Fernandez Assistant Head Coach

With over 8 years of experience in scouting, training and coaching, Enrique has a Master’s degree of Teaching Physical Education specialized in Football and a Master’s degree in High Performance in Team Sports. He is a UEFA A certified coach and has worked with the youth teams at Malaga C.F. as well as other football clubs in Spain.