Full name: Martin John Burnell
What’s the best thing about coaching youth football?
The engagement and development of technical, physical, social and psychological corners and having the opportunity to impart knowledge and lifelong learning in a football environment to our young players.
What are your aspirations for all teams?
For them to enjoy their experiences, have fun and feel safe in all aspects of the club whilst being involved with a team.
Which professional team do you support?
There is only one EVERTON
Favourite football player?
Alan Ball, EVERTON Watched him play in the 1966 World Cup Final and his work rate, tenacity and willingness to win was truly inspirational and he was an Everton player
Which coach do you model yourself on?
Keith Christie (RIP) Royal Air Force
Keith was a truly inspirational coach who was the Head Coach for the RAF Representative Team for many years. His attention to detail and coaching manner was brilliant.
What’s your best quality?
Enthusiasm and having a positive attitude to player development and I like to think I am not too bad at organisation and leadership
Dogs, I have two Cocker Spaniel, Unconditional love (Not like my wife)
Do you have an inspirational football quote you want to share?
“The 3 V’s “Vim, Vigour and Vitality” will get you through any football situation”