13th November 2015
UCFB in Coach Education discussions with Malaysian Minister for Youth and Sports
UCFB delegates UCFB Chief Executive, Philip Wilson, former Manchester United and current Hull City Assistant Manager and UCFB Advisory Board Member, Mike Phelan, and UCFB Lecturer – Sport & Applied Coaching Sciences, Mike Walsh, are currently in Malaysia to discuss UCFB’s innovative and ground-breaking Coach Education Programme.
A leader in delivering bespoke football education programmes aligned with the DNA and strategic plans of both domestic and international football stakeholders, UCFB have been holding positive and productive discussions with Malaysia’s Minister for Youth and Sports, Khairy Jamaluddin Abu Bakar, and his senior colleagues.
The shared vision from UCFB and the Malaysian government is to create challenging and progressive learning environments for coaches at all levels across the country, raising the level of the nation’s coaches to the next level.
Of the Malaysian visit, Philip Wilson commented:
“For us at UCFB as a leader in our field, our discussions with our Malaysian colleagues have been a true alignment of minds. The opportunities that we are discussing to support this highly ambitious nation of football enthusiasts are extremely exciting, with great potential in Malaysia for the next generation of coaches to be developed into true inspirational leaders to players of all ages and levels.”