Mike Derbyshire

Mike Derbyshire

Mike is an FA Level 2 qualified coach with almost 20 years’ experience within youth & senior-level adult football across East Anglia. Most recently, Mike was Head of Men’s & Women’s Football at the University of East Anglia (UEA) from 2015 to 2018. During his time at UEA, he helped the club achieve unprecedented success, including winning seven trophies & five promotions in just three seasons, among them the Norfolk FA County Cup at Norwich City FC’s Carrow Road Stadium.

 

Mike has also been First Team Manager at several local clubs, among them Great Yarmouth Town FC & Diss Town FC, as well as Assistant Manager at Gorleston FC.

 

Along with his adult coaching roles, Mike has worked with youth footballers of all ages at these clubs and in school settings, as well as with Norwich City FC’s CSF Elite Programme in East Norfolk.

 

Mike has coached abroad too, taking a group of young footballers from the UEA to work with street children, orphans & children with Special Educational Needs (SEN) in Marrakech, Morocco, at the end of 2018.