BRIAN McDERMOTT

Former Professional Football player, Chief scout, Coach and Manager

Brian made his league debut for Arsenal at 17 years of age, he then went on to play over 300 professional games at various different clubs. He achieved three promotions as a player, and played in Europe for Arsenal.

Brian then transitioned from being a player, to a National level football manager. After working his way through the ranks, Brian joined Reading FC and soon became their first team manager. In 2012, Brian won championship manager of the year after getting Reading promoted to the Premier league as champions.

Brian also has experience of being a senior international scout, working for Arsenal in 2015.

With vast experience as a player, scout and manager, Brian makes for a fantastic mentor. He is passionate in helping both players and coaches find their way within the game.