Sean England

Academy Coach

Sean previously worked as the Player Education Manager at the Football Association working across the England men’s and women’s national development squads. His role focussed on managing the education and welfare needs of all players when on event in the UK or overseas. Prior to that, he was the Head of Education and Welfare at Nottingham Forest FC for over ten years and a Physical Education teacher in a school and sixth form college. 

Sean supports all aspects of player well-being on and off the court, to help maximise performance and support the long term athletic and personal development of the players. Emphasis is on supporting the individual lifestyle needs of players when transitioning in or out and supporting how players manage these areas throughout their time at the National Academy. Sean also manages the day-to-day education provision for the Academy by working closely with Amherst School to help support the individual needs of each player. Sean joined the Academy in June 2023.