Soccer or English Football is an incredibly popular game all over the world, and there are many people who want to become soccer coaches also because it is a very remunerative activity at the highest levels. Everyone loves English football, it is a global sport practiced by people from all continents. There are amateur and professional soccer teams, with fans and followers worldwide.
Since this is the most famous sport around, then you are probably living in a country that is very passionate about the sport. Even though there were other sports more popular, you shouldn’t worry too much, because this a great sport and if your co citizens don’t enjoy soccer best, they probably soon will.
Either way, you stand a great chance of becoming a great coach if you want and dedicate all yourself to the task, but there are some things you should know before you get there. If you live in a country where most people love this sport, it will be more difficult for you to become the renowned coach of a prestigious team, because the competition there is fierce, and requirements more strict.
So how to emerge and beat the competition?
There is plenty of information on how to become a soccer coach; you need to read the books and all the literature available on the subject, in order to get the best tactics and strategies, the best possible team selection skills, the most adequate attitude a coach must have etc. If you have some successful strategies up your sleeve, these will surely help set you apart from the rest.
If a coaching system is well established in your country, this could work to your advantage. You need to contact your national soccer association and find out what type of coaching badges you can take. Usually, the first badge is the harder to obtain, and once you’ve crossed that line things will be much easier for you, and you will be able to get other badges easily.
If you live in a country where soccer is not the predominant sport, things will be much easier for you, because you will be able to fresh start with little competition and less requirements. Your knowledge about soccer, coming from your old days of being just a fan, will be very helpful and they will influence your career in a positive way.