Find your future in football
With the World Cup in full swing, we've been keeping an eye out to spot members of our alumni community who have gone on to work in The Beautiful Game.
With the World Cup in full swing, we've been watching with a keen eye – not only to cheer on our favourite teams, but also to spot members of our alumni community who have gone on to work in The Beautiful Game.
Solent alum Marc Rochon is now working as a analyst for both the Croatian National Team and AL Ain FC in Abu Dhabi, and is responsible for team tactical analysis of the players and opposition:
Our 2nd @SportSciPerform graduate working for a National Team opened their @FIFAWorldCup with a win #CRONGR ���� 2-0 ����— Sport & Performance (@SportSciPerform) June 17, 2018
Great start Marc and Croatia ��#PerformanceAnalysis #Analyst #Croatia #Russia2018WorldCup
(��Marc back row far left ��) Representing @solentofficial pic.twitter.com/GZ43ivENzw
Tom Cooper has been working as an insight analyst for the Football Association to complete research projects across all age groups that help inform future practice:
��️ Did you know the @FA's Insight & Analysis department underwent a year long research project into penalty shoot outs?— Sport & Performance (@SportSciPerform) July 4, 2018
Our very own @SportSciPerform alumni Tom Cooper forms part of 'the team behind the team' helping England to succeed at the @FIFAWorldCup
Kept it up Tom �� pic.twitter.com/pRIzrD7x5W
Graduate Ben Rosen works as a fitness coach for the Denmark National Team and Malmö FF, and where he looks after the physical preparation and performance of professional football players:
Good luck to @SportSciPerform graduate @B_Rose_3 whose World Cup campaign starts today ⚽️#PERDEN ����v����— Sport & Performance (@SportSciPerform) June 16, 2018
@FIFAWorldCup ��#ConditioningCoach #Denmark
Everyone @solentofficial is very proud of your achievements ��
(��2nd row far left ��) pic.twitter.com/6ThPEo7aXe
Our graduates can also be found a bit closer to home - dotted across the UK to work with top teams from Newcastle to Southampton.
Many of our students get their start working with professionals while still on their course. Most recently, Swindon Town FC paid our students a visit for two days of testing in our sports labs.During their visit, we caught up with Solent alum, Hollie Augustus, who now works as a soft tissue therapist with the team to support the physical recovery of players post training and games and leading injury prevention strategies:
For more information on how to find your future in football, visit our sport and fitness course pages.