Meet our team of coaches, who deliver our sessions across Phnom Penh!

John McFarlane

John started youth coaching in 2009, gaining an SFA Level 01. He is currently the General Manager for Elite Soccer Coaching. He has also worked at Preah Khan Reach Svay Rieng FC.

Position: General Manager / Head Coach

Qualifications: SFA Level 01 / USC Foundations of Football, Attacking Principals of Play, Defending Principals of Play, Sports Psychology, Creating Talent / IPSO Recruitment Scouting

Age: 44 years

Ney Bunsopheaktra

Coach at Elite Soccer Coaching, Sopheaktra has previously coached a semi-professional Futsal team and developed players aged 13 and over since 2016.

Position: Soccer Coach

Qualifications: Fifa Futsal Coach Educator / AFC Futsal Level 1

Age: 27 years

Siddharth Simons

Having joined our team in January 2023, Sid is a talented young coach who brings high energy to his sessions. He was the founder and lead coach for One Life Movement, and has worked as a sports coach for International Schools in Phnom Penh.

Position: Soccer Coach / Administrative Assistant

Qualifications: NASM Sports Management

Age: 22 years

Justine Uche

Coach Justine is our Saturday development group lead coach, delivering sessions that take his players to next level. A former professional footballer in South East Asia, his experience and wisdom plays an important part in the students’ development.

Position: Soccer Coach

Qualifications: NFHS Fundamentals of Coaching / IPSO Recruitment Scouting

Age: 32 years