Georgie van Dijk

Head of Football and MSc Studentship-Football Coach/Student Engagement and Outreach Assistant

School of Sport and Exercise Science

Professional and Technical Support Staff

Contact Details

tel: 01905 542691

Georgie joined the University of Worcester as head of football in 2021.  She is responsible for the delivery and direction of the University of Worcester football programme.  Alongside this Georgie supports and guides student athletes.


  • MSc Sport Coaching, University of Worcester. (Current study.)
  • First Class BSc in Sport Coaching, Sheffield Hallam University (2016)
  • UEFA B Licence (2018)
  • Youth Award (2018)

Scope of Role at University

Overseeing University of Worcester Football Programme.

Internal Responsibilities:

Coach and manage the men's 1st football team and support all University of Worcester football teams to enable them to have a positive experience in all areas related to combining 'study and play'. 

Contribute to the promotion and external profile of the University.  Contribute to the delivery of internal and outreach football initiatives.

Complete taught MSc Degree in the School of Sport and Exercise Science.

External Responsibilities:

Georgie is also an Academy Coach at Birmingham City Football Club and is a member of the Football Association Development Group, which is preparing her for the UEFA A Licence.

Industry Background

Georgie started coaching football at the age of 13 and since then has coached within academy, community and higher education environments.  

Since attaining her UEFA B Licence and Degree in Sport Coaching, Georgie has enhanced her experiences as a coach, through multiple academy roles, coaching observations, internships and professional development.