Stuart Swift

Stuart’s role involves the leadership of Events & Partnerships, which includes:

  • Leading the creation and delivery of the Association of Sporting Directors (ASD’s) events programme.
  • Developing relationships with suitable partners and sponsors within the game and the commercial world.
  • Creating articles and content regarding ASD research and events.
  • Building relationships with other associations and governing bodies.

In addition to this role, Stuart works at The Football Association (FA), supporting the development of The FA coach education courses, having previously worked specifically on developing and supporting The FA level 5 alumni programme, which included the organisation and co-ordination of CPD events for those with a UEFA Pro Licence and Level 5 Technical Director qualification, whilst undertaking extensive research into the English professional game.

Stuart is also completing a PT MSc at Sheffield Hallam University and is a youth development phase academy coach at Sheffield Wednesday Football Club. Previous to this role, Stuart has held multiple part time roles across coaching, talent identification and analysis within the male and female game up to international level. Connect with Stuart.