Russell West

Russell West

Playing career: Non league football

BA (Hons) Football Studies Degree
FA Level 1 Certificate in Coaching Football
FA Youth Module 1
FA Coaching Disabled Footballers Award
Emergency First Aid Certificate


Russell has been involved in football as a player since an early age, playing for various clubs over the past 16 years. Russell has played at semi-professional level for clubs in the Combined Counties Premier Division and in the Ryman Premier Division.

Russell has undertaken a BA (Hons) Football Studies degree whereby he studied various aspects of the football industry, including performance analysis and coaching. Whilst studying at university Russell completed the FA Level 1 Certificate in Coaching Football, the FA Youth Module 1 and completed a course in coaching for disabled footballers.

Russell is now aiming to develop as a coach and gain employment within professional clubs, specifically within an academy coaching youth players. Russell is aiming to complete his Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Football and FA Youth Module 2 in the very near future and is looking forward to his first cruise with Premier Coaches on board Azura in July.