Ben joined FCV in 2016 which has involved him travelling to Australia, USA, Bulgaria, Germany and all parts of the UK where he has coached and developed young players.
UEFA A coach Ben Watts, started his football sporting career after turning down a chance to be a fulltime professional cricketer.
A complete sportsman, Ben took up his football coaching training with Kettering Town’s Academy and progressed to his UEFA B licence after working with Northampton Town and Peterborough United Academy.
During this time Ben, now an Academy Manager, travelled extensively throughout the world, recruiting and coaching talented players.
Ben has been involved in senior football since leaving Northampton Town, working as team coach at St Neots, Wellingborough Town and Eynesbury Rovers of the United Counties League, where he is still presently connected.
Ben brings with him, a wealth of international talent search experience to FCV Academy. Actively searching in the UK and abroad for young football talent who would benefit from our International Football world class Academy training and exit strategy opportunities within the FA.
Ben also holds Level 2 in coaching Goalkeepers and is waiting to start the Pro licence and FA Youth Module for 2017.