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Keith Young
Founder of Doha Pearl Academy

A proven and highly competent football player, leader and coach. Highly respected with fellow sporting and professional peers. Vastly experienced, motivated, dedicated and influential member of the sports and football community.

Developed and implemented strategies and synergies to take a community football team through each deliverable gate progressively to gain reputable status as a recognized and operational sports and football provider for all age groups in Qatar. Helped create a vision and recognized pathway that brings the highest level of development and enjoyment into a holistic environment for the community.

Ciaran Kelly
Academy Head Coach and First Team Coach
Mayo, Ireland

UEFA A Licensed Coach with an exceptional record in the game as a professional player and now as a professional coach. Highly skilled coach with a proven record to design and deliver long term training programmes in line with a club’s development strategy and playing philosophy. Worked with highly-respected managers and players and offers invaluable resource for any club looking to produce high calibre, talented players within competitive teams. (has UEFA Champions League and Europa League as a player and coach).

Joe Young
Academy Coach
Sunderland, UK

Joe is currently studying his degree in BS.c Honours in Health, Exercise and Fitness from Sunderland University. Played at all levels across various continents including academy and semi-pro level.

With vast experience in delivering both primary and secondary curriculum’s along with extracurricular activities.

A coach that is skilled and efficient in delivering various sessions from introducing principles of attack with the adult academy to ball mastery with other age categories.

Jack Doyle
Academy Coach
Manchester, UK

Jack joins the team after spending over 10 years at FC United. The UEFA B Licence coach developed and designed the academy youth set up along with managing FC United first team.

Jack brings an abundance of knowledge to the Doha Pearl Academy team having worked with players aged from U3 all the way up to the professional set up of a first team.

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