MFA visits AFC Ajax Amsterdam
Melbourne Football Academy's Technical Director and staff had the pleasure to travel to Holland and spend two fantastic weeks to participate in a coaching woorkshop and experience the worlds most successful Youth Academy in Amsterdam. MFA staff had the honour to meet Mr Ajax Sjaak Swarts as well as Dennis Bergkamp (1st Team Assistant Coach), Carlo l,Ami (1st Team Goalkeeping Coach), Joel Veltman (1st Team Centre Back), Peter Van der Veen (C1 Trainer Ajax Youth Academy), Patrick Ladru (Technical Director Ajax Youth Academy) and Sander de Goede (Ajaxonlineacademy Director).
The educational journey was very extensive and the knowledge gained invaluable working alongside with some of the best coaches in Europe. Melbourne Football Academy would sincerely like to thank our official partners Ajaxonlineacademy for the invitation to participate in their coaching education program. MFA would like to extend our most sincere gratitude to all the staff and players at the Ajax Youth Academy for their hospitality and unrestricted access to their facilities and training methods at the famous De Toekomst.