Our Mission:

To Help Every Athlete Reach Their Full Potential

Our mission is to help every athlete reach their full potential.

Our vision is to make mobile learning so good that you do not need to be in a physical sports academy to become a professional athlete.

Our purpose is to be a world class sports academy in your pocket.


With our tailored online football academy available as a mobile app, our Elite program and our In-residence training camps, we are giving the whole world access to coaching resources that were once available only to players in professional academies.

Join our mission to make the world a more empowered place than ever before and help us reach our goal of positively impacting 1 million players through the Train Effective platform by 2021.

Content Creators

RIO FERDINAND

Manchester United & England Legend

STEPHEN CORNS

1st Team Analyst for Stoke City FC

NICK HARVEY

Ex-Strength Coach at Southampton FC

TOM COOPER

Reading FC Analyst

MARTIN EDWARDS

Ex-QPR Goalkeeping Coach

RICHARD ALLEN

Nottingham Forest Analyst

The Team

The Train Effective team has been built with the shared values of a passion for the beautiful game and a mission to improve education. Our team members are from all over the world and were either early subscribers that believed in the vision or stumbled across Effective on various startup sites.

NICK HUMPHRIES

Founder & CEO

THOMAS ACHTEL

Head of Product & Strategy

JOHN MOSES

Head Coach

CORBI STIMMER

Business Development Manager

CLAIRE DICKHOFF

Marketing Manager

SAMUEL SIEW

Head of Operations

LUCAS ZANANDREA

Director of Photography

Player Success Agents

Our Player Success Agents are a team of ex-professionals, coaches, scouts, sports psychology graduates

and experts in helping players reach the next level in their development!

SAM SHABAN

Sam is a Former Watford FC

academy player.

He has been playing

professional football for the

last 6 years and has a lot of

experience playing in different

countries around the world.

NIALL ROCHE

As a Scottish FA C-Licensed

Coach, Qualified Personal

Trainer & Former Vancouver Whitecaps Academy Coach,

Niall knows what it takes

to play at the highest levels.

AL AREVALO

Al holds an international coaching license by the ATFA/AFA Argentine

football federation.

He has been working

in the football industry

for over 18 years now.

RYAN SKARDA

As a recent Sports Psychology

graduate and a qualified

Personal Trainer, Ryan has

extensive knowledge of what

it takes to succeed in sports.

He also played and coached in Ireland, England, Australia and South Africa.

MARCUS CORREIA

In pursuit of his dream, Marcus moved from Australia to Germany and is now playing at a semi-professional level in Berlin, Germany!

He knows all about actually

taking that step which so many are just dreaming about!

SAMUEL NOLAN

Samuel is currently playing at Lake Macquarie FC in the Australian NPL (2nd division).

He has a wealth of knowledge

about the game and wants to help other players

to achieve their goals

and reach their full potential.

Train Effective Head Coaches

SIMON O'NEILL

Former Manchester United player and Head Coach at ProFormance Global

HARRY O’RIORDAN

Co-Director of

ProFormance Global

and ProFormace Pathways

BENJAMIN ROBERTS

Director of the Arsenal

Soccer School programmes in Hertfordshire & Essex

FELIPE CHEBEL

Arsenal Academy Coach

& Headcoach at

Wycombe Wanderers F.C.

JOHN MOSES

UEFA B Certified Coach

and former professional & Liberian national player

SAMIR CARRUTHERS

Ex-Professional Player

(Aston Villa, Sheffield United, Cambridge United)

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