Chris Smith

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About

Chris Smith is a former professional footballer who has considerable experience both playing for notable teams and coaching a diverse range of abilities.

Previously a player for Fulham FC Academy, Brentford FC, Chris took his extensive knowledge of football and adapted to the other side, seeing the game from a different perspective; through the coaches eyes.

Chris is the Director and co-founder at United Dragons FC, a grassroots football club in central London where over 500 children attend weekly training. Previously working for Fulham FC as an Academy Coach and Wetherby Prep School as Head of Football, Chris is a firm believer that people of all ages thrive when a positive environment is created; therefore Chris delivers his coaching in a holistic manner to ensure the best outcomes are possible for each person.

Chris has achieved the UEFA B coaching award along with the level 3 personal trainer certificate. Chris has also undertaken his PGCE where he is now a qualified PE Teacher.