As Director of Player Development, Jamie Darvill oversees each aspect of our operation across Maryland to ensure the effective and authentic delivery of the LFC development methodology to each player. He is also tasked with:
Director of Player Development, Jamie Darvill, delivering a session on Passing & Receiving - The Liverpool Way at the United Soccer Coaches Convention in Chicago (January, 2019)
Prior to joining Liverpool, Darvill was a Development Academy Coach for Chelsea FC, designing and delivering training sessions to develop some of the world's top young players.
Jamie Darvill also serves as an assistant coach to Loyola University Maryland men's soccer and is able to share his knowledge and experience with any player in the club who aspires to play in college.
As a player, Jamie enjoyed a seven year professional career in Europe and the United States after graduating from Loyola University Maryland where he left as one of the programs all time leading scorers and was a two-time player of the year recipient, while being named a Hermann Trophy Candidate.
As a lifelong Liverpool fan, he loves sharing his passion for the club with our players and coaches.
In his role as Academy Director, Alan is responsible to ensure we deliver the most authentic coaching program to all our players across the state, here are the key area's of focus:
By supporting and developing better coaches, we are able to improve the delivery of our methodology and ultimately, ensure long term player development for our players.
Director of Sports Performance, Matt Bourdeau, delivering an injury prevention sessions to one of our girls teams.
Matt Bourdeau Director of Sports Performance
Matt heads up our injury prevention initiatives to ultimately ensure our players are in the best possible condition to avoid injuries. This is achieved through designing programs for the players to use at home as well delivering sessions in the weight room and gym to our players. He has worked with many professional soccer players across his career and will be a tremendous asset to our players.