Transform your coaching practice

With Lead Course Tutor Tom Bates


Your Tutor

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

The Course

  • Master the 9 key principles of sports psychology to transform performance
  • Understand key sport psychology theories

  • Understand how theory relates to real life athlete experiences

Helping You Achieve Coaching Success

Master the 9 Key Principles of Sport Psychology

With Course Tutor Tom Bates

Learn how to apply sport psychology principles to performance

Understand how theory relates to real life athlete experiences

Understand key sport psychology theories

9 Key Lessons

The Future Coach course contains the 9 key principles of sport psychology

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Exclusive Benefits

Benefit from exclusive bonus content and enjoy membership perks of The Future Coach Course

What you will learn on The Future Coach Course

Successful soccer coaches are constantly seeking new ways to learn, evolve, and improve. Very often, footballing success is defined by mindset, and the real winners are the coaches, players, and teams who enter the competitive arena best prepared mentally and emotionally. They can perform in the moment, under pressure. This is what you will learn with The Future Coach Course.

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

By taking this course you will improve your understanding of the basic principles and theories of sport psychology. Not only will this course help you as a coach or student but it will also allow you to learn how these principles apply to the real sport environment.

When does The Future Coach course start?

The first module is released in February 2019

How long is The Future Coach Course?

The course contains 12 main sections that will be released monthly

How much is The Future Coach Course?

The course price is being released soon.  You will be able to pay monthly or in advance at a discounted rate.

What do I get from this?

You’ll master the key principles of sports psychology, transforming your coaching practice. You will become part of The Future Coach Community with access to the exclusive forum and group system. You can download course content and have access to exclusive benefits and bonuses. 

I'm in. What's the next step?

Register your interest now and we’ll be in touch with you very soon with the next steps.

About Tom

In addition to elite level soccer experience, Tom’s work has extended into other professional sports working with GB Basketball, Swimming, Boxing, Rugby, Golf and Fencing. During the summer Olympic games of 2012 Tom worked with select GB athletes to maximise performance under pressure, engaging and applying Peak Performance principles based on the Science of Psychology.


“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

“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

The Future Coach Course Resources

Video & Audio Content

Featuring Lessons from Experts

Downloadable Course Content

PDF ebooks to take on the go

Easy to Understand Learning

Interactive and stimulating course

Become a Better Coach by Understanding Sports Psychology.

Psychology plays a pivotal part in creating and sustaining peak levels of performance. Coaches who cultivate positive, healthy, winning attitudes and build a culture of competitive toughness to be at their best when it matters the most, achieve the highest results. Successful high-performance cultures of tomorrow will be defined by the leaders who think more about the virtues of human development and behaviour than any other aspect.

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

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.

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