Ben Russell

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Qualifications Coaching Playing



  • BA Honors Football Studies Degree
  • NSCCA Advanced National Diploma
  • USSF C License
  • USSF D License
  • USSF E License
  • USSF F License
  • FA Level 2 Certification in Coaching Football
  • FA Level 1 Certification in Coaching Football
  • FA Laws of the Game
  • FA Goalkeeping Coaching Award Level 1
  • FA Coaching Futsal Level 1
  • FA Futsal Laws of the Game
  • FA Youth Award Module 1: Developing the Environment
  • FA Emergency First Aid
  • Fiorentina Method
  • Safeguarding Children
  • Sussex FA Referee Level 7


  • U8 Technical Director at Piedmont Soccer Club (2020)
  • Futsal Focus Academy, Head of Development/Head Coach; Ashtead, Eltham, Epsom & Reigate (2014-2015)
  • Sports Focus UK, Lead Sports Coach (2014-2015)
  • 5 Ways Soccer, Head Coach (2014)
  • Challenger Sports Pacific North West, Camp Director/Head Coach (2014)
  • Aldershot Football Club, Performance Analyst (2013/2014)
  • Challenger Sports West Canada, Camp Director/Head Coach (2013)
  • Sports Solent, Games Maker (2013)
  • St. Christopher's Independent School, Coach (2010)
  • Cal Women's Club Soccer
  • Alameda High School Women's Soccer


  • Buxted Football Club
  • Crowborough Athletic Football Club
  • Eastbourne Borough Football Club
  • Rye United Football Club
  • Broad Oak Junior Football Club

24-7 UK Soccer Academy is open to players around the East Bay Area and Northern California including: Alameda, Castro Valley, Danville, Dublin, Fremont, Hayward, Livermore, Newark, Oakland, Piedmont, Pleasanton, San Leandro, San Lorenzo, San Ramon, Union City, and Vacaville.

Our Partners

  • Adidas
  • Soccer Pro
  • U.S. Soccer
  • United Soccer Coaches
  • Positive Coaching Alliance
  • Oakland Roots SC
  • Cal Storm SC