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Coaching at LFC International Academy

Liverpool FC International Academy Maryland selects coaches that have an incredible passion for the game of soccer and want to become an intricate part in the success of the players who wear the Reds of Liverpool. Their insight, experience, and talents are the cornerstone of our club’s success. Encouraged to contribute, create and share, each coach finds the freedom and the support to thrive within the professional club environment here at Liverpool FC International Academy Maryland. While they realize their potential to create outstanding young players through development and competition, they also realize the tremendous responsibility they have for impacting the lives of their players. The responsibilities and the work ethic of our coaches are held to the highest standards.  Being a part of Liverpool FC International Academy Maryland is an honor, a responsibility and a passion each embraces.


Sports Session Planner is a valuable design tool for our coaches. It contains sessions that are uploaded daily at the academy in the UK, as well as contributions from LFC International Academy coaches around the world.

Our coaches receive access to a development curriculum that has produced some of the world's best players and influenced some of the games greatest coaches. Each week, our LFC International Academy coaches design sessions using Sports Session Planner for each phase of our development model. Through coach education sessions, both on the field and in the classroom, we strive to improve each coach under the club's guidance.  

We want our coaches to have a strong connection with the club and the players they coach, on and off the field. Each month, our coaches are invited to a conference call with the LFC academy in the UK to discuss specific topics surrounding player development. We ensure that you have the support and guidance necessary to deliver our proven development programs to our players. 

Contact us today to take the next steps to becoming an LFC International Academy coach.

Alan Lydiate

Director of Coaching, LFCIA Western Maryland

Jordan Cyrus

Director of Coaching, LFCIA Central Maryland


LFC International Academy coaches taking part in an LFC led coach education workshop in Maryland.