The Academy Coaches

Academy Head Coach - Ryan Doidge

Coach Ryan is orginally from the UK and moved here after meeting his wife in the USA where he worked for the New York Red Bulls in their youth development programs. 

Ryan has a wealth of experience when it comes to coaching. After leaving RBNY and moving to Australia, Ryan has worked with NPL clubs and A league clubs as part of their W-League program. Ryan is FFA 'A' licenced accredited, holds a 'director of coaching' diploma and is also 'Advanced Coach Educator' certified.

Home town: Yorkshire, England 

Favourite professional team: Chelsea

Why I coach: I am passionate about youth development in football. To see a player shine, have goals and ambitions, and to help to achieve those goals is a fantastic experience. 

DYFC Academy

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