About Future Football
Future Football is a division of Future Sports Management Group, an Imperium Group Company. Established in 2018, Future Football provides football coaching programs, holiday camps, player management and Tours. The Future Football team have extensive experience in football as professional players and coaches, and they are supported by a management team focussed on maintaining the highest standards of business operations, risk management and ethics.
Future Football provides players of all abilities with the opportunity to develop their individual and technical football skills in a fun and safe environment. We achieve this with the guidance of professional coaches and carefully designed, age-specific technical programs developed over many years. Future Football strives to develop creative, confident complete players, while also teaching the essential life skills of sportsmanship, positive attitude and respect.
We believe a complete footballer is socially competent, well-disciplined and respectful. Future Football is not only a football program but also a school of life. We provide the culture and environment for players to develop into strong-minded individuals with a positive outlook on life.
Director of Football
Future Sports Management Group
Jesper Olsen Director of Football
- Næstved BK, Denmark (1977 - 1981) Ajax Amsterdam, Holland (1981- 1984)
Manchester United, England (1984 - 1988)
- Managers: Ron Atkinson & Alex Ferguson
- Bordeaux, France (1984 - 1988) Manager: Aime Jacquet
- Caen, France (1990 - 1992)
Denmark National Team (1980 - 1990)
- 43 appearances including:
- European Championship France 1984
- World Cup Mexico 1986
- European Championship Germany 1988
- 43 appearances including:
Following his retirement from professional football in 1992, Jesper started Proactive Sports Management Limited in the UK where he held the position of CEO from 1993 until 2003. He then moved to Melbourne in to run Proactive Sports Management Australia and later founded Fun Football School Australia. Jesper was also an Assistant Coach for Melbourne Heart (now Melbourne City FC) in the 2010/2011 season.
As a founding partner of Future Sports Management Group, Jesper has designed and oversees the coaching programs of Future Football. Jesper is also responsible for Player Management and developing relationships with internationally acclaimed academies.
Jesper has now been coaching children’s programs for over 15 years and he is truly passionate about his work. His playing and business career brings a wealth of experience to the Group and affords participants in Future Football programs the rare opportunity to gain valuable insights into the game from a unique and fun perspective.
John Stewart Operations Manager
John grew up in Northern Ireland and has been coaching for over 17 years having commenced his coaching career at the age of 16 at the Tommy Jackson Soccer School. His early training by Tommy Jackson - a former Man Utd, Everton and Northern Ireland player – ignited a passion for youth development and he quickly moved up the ladder to become a senior coach for TW Sports Academy and SportOpps coaching children of all ages across Northern Ireland.
After gaining his UEFA B Licence in 2003, John moved to the USA with Camp America and ran the soccer camp program based in Ohio. In 2005 he joined the New York Red Bulls Academy as Head Coach and Player Development Officer. In this role John was responsible for running holiday camps and was one of 4 coaches that developed and ran the first Elite Player Development Program for New York Red Bulls which became one of the most successful academy development programs in America.
In 2009 John moved to Australia and held the position of Head of Coaching and National Operations Manager at Football Star Academy for over 9 years. Based in Melbourne, he managed all programs and coaches at the Academy and worked closely with local clubs to develop their coaching programs and pathways.
John joined Future Sports Management Group in April 2018 as the Operations Manager and he is one of the senior coaches at Future Football where he is passionate as ever!