ABOUT

Who We Are

Established in 2015 Champions Soccer Academy is one of Dubai’s leading football academies and continues to grow year on year. With our team of highly qualified and dedicated coaches, we are committed to creating a fun and safe learning environment for young players to enjoy the great game. Our aim is to teach and educate children to fulfil their potential and become future CHAMPIONS! We offer affordable weekly training sessions, private/one to one sessions, holiday camps, birthday parties and other customised sporting events. We cater for both boys and girls aged 3 to 13 years old and all level of abilities. Click here to find out more about our courses.

Our Coaches

Head Coach: Aurelian Ute

Head Coach: Aurelian Ute

An experienced and highly motivated UEFA certified coach with more than 10 years international level football. Successful track record as an experienced professional football player and football coach in developing young talent in the UAE and Europe. Proven abilities in managing football programmes, teaching valuable sporting skills to young children and teenage to improve and maintain a strong passion for football.

Director of Football: Jamie Nicholas

Director of Football: Jamie Nicholas

Coach Jamie is a former semi-professional player from Leeds, England. Having started playing football from 3 years old, Jamie represented at West Riding County level as well as trials at various professional league clubs. Unfortunately, in 2015 Jamie retired from amateur football on medical advice after a number of serious injuries. Jamie had already obtained his FA coaching badges throughout his career and made the smooth transition into coaching the youth set up and was responsible for running the junior development foundation.

Professional Coach: Tomas Andrade

Director of Football: Dan Jacob

Coach Dan is an ex-professional player and UEFA qualified coach from England. Dan moved to Dubai in 2013 to pursue his coaching career. At the age of 9 Dan signed his first professional contract at West Ham United FC. Further into his youth career he transferred to Aston Villa FC managing to help guide them to the quarter finals of the FA youth cup. Dan completed his YTS at Peterborough United FC and managed to break into the first team and secured a regular place in the Championship league. After playing at a professional level, he dropped down to a semi-professional to concentrate on his passion for coaching. He signed for Saint Neots FC. He then became player, coach and ambassador for the academy, bringing through the next generation from grass roots to elite level.

Professional Coach: Shane Tolley

Professional Coach : Shane Tolley

An organised and well driven certified football coach with more than 10 years of a successful track record as a professional player in the UK. Experienced in coaching and motivating a large group of young children of differing ages with outstanding communication skills on and off the field. He is passionate at encouraging young players to always aim for the greatest achievement and working together as a team to increase the chances of success.

Location and Facilities

 

Al Sufouh Park (Al Sufouh Road)

 

Lake Park (Jumeirah Lakes Towers – JLT)

 

All Star Sport (Umm Suqiem Road)