Coaches Profiles @ KICK4LIFE
Find out a bit more about the coaches profiles here at the Kick 4 Life by reading their Coaches Profiles below
Younes Boudis – Content Developer & Program Coordinator
Home Country: Morocco
Coaching Qualifications: FFA/AFC “C” License (Achieved in Switzerland J&S Diploma C & D); Coaching Professionally since 2016 in Switzerland and Australia
Football Career: I have played competition football since primary school. I reached Third Division for the Region. I also played competition Handball, reaching Second Division for the region in Morocco. When I moved to Switzerland, I played 5th Division in Zurich. Since moving to Australia, I have played socially.
Football Team: Liverpool in Premier League and Real Madrid in La Liga
Pascal has coached soccer with South Yarra Soccer Club, Futsal Plus Juniors and Kickstart Soccer. We are very excited to have Pascal as part of our KICK4LIFE Coaching staff.
Luke has been a valuable part of South Yarra SC for several years, where he has developed the skills and match awareness of kids of all ages. We are glad to have Luke as a valuable member of the KICK4LIFE coaching staff.
I love coaching because it has always been my dream to become a soccer player and when I coach kids its great to be able to help them chase their dreams. The best part of coaching is seeing the kids improve every week and grow in confidence.
Did you play soccer?
I played in Norway as a child all the way into my teenage years. I ended up playing 3rd division. I moved to Melbourne 3 years ago and have been coaching ever since. I played midfield / defence.
Best advice you could give a child about playing sport?
Use sport as a tool to grow your confidence, be free and have fun.
Where did you see football in Australia going in the next 5 years?
Soccer will continue to grow and be the biggest game in the world. Our kids are so lucky with all the opportunities they can experience through soccer now.
Favourite Team: Arsenal FC
What have you still got to learn?
– More skills and extensive training drills.
– Continuously developing communication with kids (knowing my audience)