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Tony Elliott

United Kingdom




(+44) 7711 724 090

Certifications / diplomas / degrees:

FA Coaching Certificate (Level 2) - 1999

FA Coaching Licence/UEFA B Award (Level 3) – 2004

FA Goalkeeping Certificate (Level 2) - 2004

FA Goalkeeping Licence (Level 3) – 2006

UEFA Goalkeeping ‘A’ License Diploma – 2016

Introduction to Futsal Certificate - 2009

FA Futsal Level 1 Award - 2013

FA Futsal Level 2 Award - 2014

FA Futsal UEFA B Award – 2017

FA Youth Award Module 1 – 2012

FA Youth Award Module 2 – 2012

FA Youth Award Module 3 – 2016

FA Youth Award Assessed - 2016

Qualified FA Tutor (Goalkeeping Level 1 & 2)

Qualified FA Tutor (FA Futsal Level 1 & 2)

Qualified FA Tutor (FA Coaching Disabled Footballers)

Generic Tutor Training Certificate Holder - 2006

Futsal Laws of the Game Certificate - 2008

Basic First Aid For Sport Qualified – Runs to Summer 2021

Holder of Safeguarding Children Certificate – Runs to July 2021

Past Coaching Responsibilities:

1999-2000: Assistant Manager/Goalkeeper Coach at Workington Reds Football Club

2000-01: Lancashire FA Academy Teams Goalkeeper Coach

2001-03: First Team Goalkeeper Coach, Centre of Excellence (under 9-16) Goalkeeper Coach, Reserve Team Coach and Assistant Head of Youth Development at Carlisle United Football Club (English 3rd Division)

2004-2011: Goalkeeping Coach/Scout for the Liverpool Football Club Academy

2005-07: Assistant Manager Workington Reds Football Club (Football Conference North – reached promotion play offs season 2006/07)

2006-10: Employed by Speedmark UK to take fundraising football events into schools in Cumbria, North West England and Southern Scotland

2007-2008: Assistant Manager Newcastle Blue Star Football Club (Unibond Division 1 North)

2007-present: FA Goalkeeping Level 1 & 2 Course Tutor/Assessor

2007-present: Head of Goalkeeping for the England Futsal Programme

2008: Goalkeeper Coach at Gretna Football Club (Scottish Premier League)

2010 – 2011: Goalkeeper Coach at Darlington Football Club of the Blue Square Premier League (FA Trophy winners at Wembley Stadium 2011)

2010 – 2011: Assistant Manager/First Team Coach at Whitby Town Football Club of the Evo Stik Premier League

2011-2013: Assistant Manager at Workington Reds Football Club (Blue Square North League)

2011-2013: Goalkeeping Development Centre Coach for Manchester City Football Club Academy

2013-2016: Head of Goalkeeping for the England Cerebral Palsy Programme

2013-current: Head of Goalkeeping for the England B1 Blind Football Squad

2013-2016: Itinerant Goalkeeping Coach across England Women’s Squads U15-U23

2016-17: Head of International Women’s Youth Goalkeeping at the Football Association

2017-2018: Head of Goalkeeping – Carlisle United Football Club Academy

2017-2019: Joint Head Coach/Goalkeeper Coach England Women’s Deaf Futsal Squad

2018-2019: First Team Goalkeeping Coach – Birmingham City Women FC

2019-2020 First Team Goalkeeping Coach – Bristol City Women FC

2020-current: First Team Goalkeeping Coach – Birmingham City Women FC

Current Coaching Responsibilities:

Head of Goalkeeping – Birmingham City Women FC of the English FA WSL

Head of Goalkeeping for the England FA Men’s Deaf Squad


GK Icon – Global Coach/Glove Ambassador

Quote / Mission / Vision Statement:

An innovative football coach who specialises in the development of goalkeepers, with significant experience in playing the game of football at professional level and coaching at all levels of the game within mainstream Men’s football, the Women’s game, Futsal, Cerebral Palsy football, Deaf and Blind Football. From grassroots to elite international level, working within both the internal and external framework as a team leader and/or team member.

A visible leader who has established a portfolio of experience nurturing the talent and developing academy, youth international,  full international and Paralympic goalkeepers and players for various clubs including Manchester City FC, Liverpool FC, Carlisle United FC, Birmingham City Women FC and the English Football Association.

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