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Sam Yafai

MSc Studentship Teaching, Student Engagement & Outreach.

Institute of Sport & Exercise Science

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tel: 01905 542639


MSc in Sports Coaching, University of Worcester (2016).
BSc in Sports Coaching Science, University of Worcester.
HND in Sports Coaching, University of Worcester.
UEFA B, Football Association Level 3.


Sam was awarded the position of MSc Studentship in Sports Coaching in 2014 upon the successful completion of his BSc in Sports Coaching Science degree. Within this role Sam is involved in delivering second year modules on the Sports Coaching pathway alongside an ongoing role as Head Coach of the University of Worcester Ladies Football Program. Through his outreach work with the University, Sam was assigned as one of the Engagement Officers working alongside Great Britain Wheelchair Basketball for the European Wheelchair basketball Championship 2015 which was hosted at the University of Worcester Arena. Thanks to this opportunity, Sam now looks to complete his Wheelchair Basketball coaching qualifications 1 & 2 in order to extend his interest in disability sport.

As a football coaching specialist, with over 12 years of coaching experience Sam has had the opportunity to travel, live & work around the world with the majority of his earlier coaching development coming through working for Major League Soccer in the USA as a Player development & Academy Coach for the likes of LA Galaxy Football Club.

Through ongoing personal development Sam looks to progress onto coaching at the Elite level.