Experience

Adam has developed a unique blend of high-performance coaching experience.

KKS Lech PoznanSeptember 2021 - Present
Technical Director
  • Appointed in a Technical Director Consultant role to oversee the integration of a coaching methodology & game model integration within the whole club.
  • Development of an integrated coaching science approach with interaction of key coaching & performance science principles to underpin practice.
  • Training development aligned throughout the club between departments with a research based philosophy.
  • ‘Performance Coaching & Football Science’ structure underpinning the clubs tactical playing philosophy.
  • Coach development focus with educational delivery & integration of University research & data
Seattle Sounders FC, MLSJan 2020 - Aug 2021
Technical Advisor & Director of High Performance
  • Appointed in a duel-role to oversee the implementation of a coaching science methodology & game model integration within the club.
  • Development of an integrated coaching approach with interaction of key coaching science principles to underpin practice.
  • Training development aligned throughout the club (1st team down approach) with a research based philosophy.
  • ‘Performance Coaching & Football Science’ structure underpinning the Clubs tactical playing philosophy.
  • Initiation of a research based football strategy in line with the development of a ‘Centre for Football Research’.

Achievements MLS Western Conference Champions 2020, MLS Cup Finalist 2020, Academy Graduates

Hebei China Fortune Football Club May 2018 - Aug 2019
Assistant Coach & Director of Performance
  • Opportunity to shape and establish the performance & sport science culture & develop a club working methodology.
  • Ensure good working practice in all aspects of performance development.
  • Daily integration of key departments: technical, analysis, sport science & medical within the employed coaching strategy.
  • Focussed scientific approach and implementation of an applied high-performance football strategy, analysis & research structure.
  • Exposure to an extremely challenging culture & footballing country.

Achievements 2018-2019 Progressed from 12th position to 6th in CSL (2nd highest finish in club’s history)

KS Lechia Gdańsk, Polish EkstraklasaJun 2017 - May 2018
Head Coach
  • Opportunity to shape and establish the performance & sport science culture & develop a club working methodology.
  • Ensure good working practice in all aspects of performance development.
  • Daily integration of key departments: technical, analysis, sport science & medical within the employed coaching strategy.
  • Focussed scientific approach and implementation of an applied high-performance football strategy, analysis & research structure.
  • Exposure to an extremely challenging culture & footballing country.

Achievements Increased points per game ratio. Reduced average age of squad. Development of ‘B’ team structure. Provision of academy graduate debuts.

Servette FC 1890June 2014 - May 2017
Assistant Manager
  • Experienced the opportunity to work in European club football & joined a very successful European based club to implement a leading high-performance & research structure.
  • Oversee the progression of a first class integrated technical, tactical & physical 1st team coaching performance method linking research based theories to a club setting.
  • Integration of 3 key club departments: technical, sport science & medical – maximizing performance output & decreasing injury rates (i.e. increased efficiency of squad).
  • Publication of numerous high-level sport science journals in line with the development of the Servette FC ‘Centre for Football Research’: initiation of UEFA assisted sport science & performance center.
  • Exposure to European based club culture & languages of centralized Europe (French, Swiss, German, Italian).

Achievements Swiss League Champions 2015-2016. Provision of academy graduate debuts.

Sheffield United Football ClubJune 2013 - May 2014
Assistant Manager
  • Approached & joined the club in as Assistant Manager based on the opportunity to implement a first class player physical performance structure & strategy in accordance with the board.
  • Made significant cultural improvements with the medical & sport science development of the club.