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CFC Academy to launch skills app with former Premier League academy coach

By Staff, 08/10/20, 12:15PM EDT


Chattanooga FC Academy is excited to announce a new player development partnership with a renowned former skills coach who worked 4 years with Chelsea and 7 years with Tottenham youth academies in the English Premier League. He then spent nearly 20 years as a private coach to some of the world's best players.

Saul Isaksson-Hurst will work with our coaching leadership to develop a customized app for CFC Academy players on his MyPersonal Football Coach (MPFC) platform. 

Saul has a track record of working with players who have gone on to play football for Academies, Professional Football and also their national team.

The app will allow our players to master core technical skills, develop technical body movements with and without the ball. If players will commit to using it, the app will improve game understanding and decision making to have a more positive impact.

Virtual Training

With hundreds of videos, available players can download and train at home to take their game to the next level where ever they are. Coaches will track the usage of players on the app and get access to the world-leading coaches resource. 

Players Advantage

Players can track their training with a performance clock, compete with an app usage leader board, upload and share videos with the rest of the club.

All Coaches get access to the Coach’s Pass, which is a leading online coach resource with hundreds of videos of skills and drills.


Saul holds his UEFA B License, has coached in America, England and Spain and worked with some of the best football coaches & players in the modern game. Saul spent 10 years coaching in Premier League Academy Football, 4 years at Chelsea FC’s Academy and 6 years at Tottenham Hotspur FC’s Academy. He has also been a Personal Football Coach for over 18 years with in London.

Saul has passion for technical football and believes it is the number one foundation a football player must have. He has coached hundreds of players to take their game to the next level using his unique philosophy of creating dynamic and explosive technical players. His vision is to see every player master the technical aspects of the game and has created the “Dynamic Ball Mastery” programme which incorporates the philosophy and is a proven individual online technical programme that a player can benefit from in their own time to supplement their normal training routine.


Team Managers and Coaches will distribute additional sign-up information for CFC Academy families in the coming days. We are finalizing the activation process with a personalized experienced just for CFC Academy athletes and coaches.