Michael has spent the last 20 plus years competing in full time football, he has represented football clubs both in England and Wales. His experiences have brought domestic league success and consecutive promotions, along with gaining over 40 European appearances in both Europa and Champions league competitions.
During this period Michael successfully completed a BSc Sports Coaching degree (2:1) and a PGCE in Post 16 Further Education, alongside multiple sporting coaching qualifications, including ‘UEFA A’ licence (Level 4) in Coaching Football.
Currently Michael is back playing in the Welsh Premier League for Connah’s Quay Football Club and is also undertaking a MA Sports Coaching, whilst being a director at MW Sports CIC and working closely with a range of well-established sporting organisations, including tutoring for the Welsh FA on their coach education level 1 & 2 courses.
Also, Michael’s current role as Head of Coaching at Tranmere Rovers FC Centre of Development sees him Coach / Tutor U19’s Elite Development cohort on a Btec Sports Development / Coaching programme, as well as managing them in the ECFA invitation league.
U19’s Elite Coach/Sports Lecturer
Tranmere Rovers Centre of Development
TRFC U19’s Elite Coach / Sports Lecturer for BTEC Level 3
High Levels of responsibility in Football and Education at Solar campus. BTEC Level 2&3 Tutor.
MW Sports CIC
Director of MW Sports CIC – MW Sports CIC is committed to further developing the culture of sports for school children, young adults, children and adults with disabilities, vulnerable adults, communities, schools, colleges and professional levels by designing and measuring innovative practices that introduce more people to the positive benefits of sport, health and recreation.
Previous Football Clubs – Playing and Coaching
Total Network Solution FC
Fleetwood Town FC
Halifax Town FC
The New Saints FC
Connah’s Quay FC
Qualifications & Awards
• MA Sports Coaching
• PGCE Post 16 Further Education
• BSc Sports Coaching
• UEFA A Licence (Level 4) Football Coaching
• WFA Tutor Accreditation
• UEFA B Licence Football Coaching
• FA Level 2 Football Coach
• FA Futsal Level 1 Football Coach
• FA Youth Module 3 Football Coach
• FA Youth Module 1 Football Coach
• FA level 1 Football Coach
• Level 1 Handball coach
• Level 1 Basketball coach
• Level 1 Futsal Coach