The Future Coach: Creating Tomorrow’s Soccer Players Today

The most forward-thinking soccer coaches want to be ahead of the game.

9 Key Principles for Coaches from Sport Psychology

The Future Coach offers proven principles from soccer psychology for coaches to create winning cultures and re-define coaching excellence. Based around practically applied principles of performance psychology, coaches will gain the opportunity to explore how the values, beliefs, and expectations they hold, shape their coaching behaviour and end up defining the environment they work in and the players they work with.

The Future Coach offers simple, fast, hands-on guidance and advice to create confident players who can think independently, as well as co-create and self-manage performance. Coaches will learn new ways to design and implement their playing philosophy, identity, and style of play, on and off the field, with clarity and confidence.

Drawing on his pitchside and changing room experiences from behind the scenes in the Premier League and English Championship divisions – author, psychologist, and UEFA A Coach, Tom Bates invites coaches to journey with him and turn optimism, energy and inspiration into positive performance outcomes and results!

> Learn how to share your style of play for complete buy-in, on and off the field

> Create a team culture that fosters competitive excellence and mental toughness

> Understand the dynamics of how to create happier, healthier, winning teams

> Build positive and cohesive relationships based on mutual trust and authenticity

> Breed confident players who are driven to challenge themselves and each other

> Create forward thinking, self-managing, independent learners

> Develop your own inspired leadership techniques to use with your players

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This is a book for the thinking coach. It powerfully demonstrates the positive impact of applying psychological principles to the process of coaching a new generation of players in the art and science of winning soccer.”

Bill Beswick

British Sports Psychologist

“I have always enjoyed discussing sports and education with Tom. His passion and eagerness to meet and know sportsmen is rather remarkable, providing the correct tools to empower and improve their resilience.”

Ruben Bonastre

FC Barcelona

“Tom is a true friend and professional whom I respect as one of the best in his field.”

Jack Butland

Premiership Footballer

“I worked with Tom during our time together at West Bromwich Albion FC and really enjoyed his ideas and work at the club. It is a testament to this that we have remained friends and he is always somebody I can rely on for sound guidance and advice. What gives Tom the edge is that he is a qualified coach, so had a great knowledge of elite performance alongside his psychology expertise.”

Steven Reid

Premier League First Team Coach – Crystal Palace FC