Joel Roberts (MSD)

Joel provides leadership across aspects of the professional development programme at the Association of Sporting Directors.

Joel is an UEFA A licensed coach, FA qualified Academy Manager and experienced Lecturer possessing a range of executive skills gained through his various senior roles in football and education.

Currently he provides expert guidance on leadership, organisational culture, change management, coaching, talent identification and player development.

He is the Founder of a football and educational consultancy – directing a team of industry specialists to apply proven expertise in partner engagement, cohesive educational strategies, achievement of learning outcomes and delivery of staff development and quality assurance processes to positively impact upon a variety of organisations and institutions.

Alongside this, Joel is a senior scout for Wolverhampton Wanderers FC and the Football Association of Wales, with elite coaching experiences as a Premier League Academy Head Coach and the England Women u23s.

He holds a Masters in Sporting Directorship (MSD) – an elite educational programme that focuses on how to drive sustainable change within sporting organisations through inspirational leadership, strategic thinking, innovation and quality governance frameworks. Connect with Joel and find him on Twitter @JoelRobs