Michael Beale

Michael Beale is professional football coach with 16 years experience working with elite footballers.


At 36 years old, Michael has extensive experience working full time at Chelsea FC, Liverpool FC and Sao Paulo FC (Brazil) as both a youth development, u23 and first team coach.

In July 2017, Michael launched PLAYER ID performance coaching to give support and guidance to professional football players.

“Using the experienced gained working with elite players, Michael has designed a player development programme that will help you to maximise your potential”

Player ID is specifically aimed at professional players aged 16+ to help guide players to take “Ownership” of their individual development.

Each workshop is personally taken by Michael and will help a player to

  • Self audit
  • Self manage
  • Understand their role
  • Understand their competition
  • Understand their unique pathway
  • Build strong relationships
  • Take “ownership” of their individual development

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Michael has authored ten coaching manuals, is the managing director of http://www.academysoccercoach.com and writes a regular coaching blog http://www.michaelbealecoaching.com

In addition, Michael has presented at coaching seminars in England, Brazil, Ireland, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Jordan, Israel, USA, Canada, Australia, Russia, Iceland, Norway and Turkey.