Jason Brown

Goalkeeping Coach

  • Date Joined: 19th April 2016
Jason is a highly motivated and UEFA qualified goalkeeping coach who has made the successful transition from a playing career including Premier League and international appearances to now engage with the next generation of talent.

Currently applying lessons learned in the game to oversee the learning and development of Arsenal FC’s Academy goalkeepers - personally coaching players from U18 to U23 level, supporting the continual improvement of the club’s youth strategy, and helping multiple teams achieve league and cup success both domestically and internationally.

A pro-active, approachable and passionate professional, James has the necessary communication, planning, leadership and teamwork skills to make tangible contributions to a coordinated coaching team..
Jason Brown

Qualifications/Accreditation

  • Professional Footballers Association: NLP Course

    Professional Footballers Association
    NLP Course
    2015

  • Professional Footballers Association: On-Board Corporate Governance Program

    Professional Footballers Association
    On-Board Corporate Governance Program
    2015

  • The Football Association: Coaching Module 3

    The Football Association
    Coaching Module 3
    2015

  • The Football Association: Goalkeeping Diploma

    The Football Association
    Goalkeeping Diploma
    2015

  • UEFA: A Licence

    UEFA
    A Licence
    2015

  • The Football Association: Coaching Module 2

    The Football Association
    Coaching Module 2
    2014

  • The Football Association: Coaching Module 1

    The Football Association
    Coaching Module 1
    2014

  • UEFA: B Licence

    UEFA
    B Licence
    2014

Career History

  • Arsenal FC

    Arsenal FC
    Academy Head of Goalkeeping / U23 & U18 GK Coach
    2015 – Present

  • Arsenal Ladies FC

    Arsenal Ladies FC
    First Team & Development Squad GK Coach
    2014 – 2016

  • Millwall FC

    Millwall FC
    U13 - U16 GK Coach
    2013 – 2015

  • Football Association of Wales

    Football Association of Wales
    Youth GK Coach & National Scout
    2013 – 2015

  • Gillingham Ladies FC

    Gillingham Ladies FC
    First Team GK Coach
    2013 – 2013

Key Achievements

  • Finished 2nd in the Professional U21 Development League Division 2 with Arsenal in 2015/16 to earn promotion to Division 1, as well as reaching the semi-finals of the FA Youth Cup, and winning the Durban U19 International Tournament and the U17 Future Cup
  • Finished 2nd in the Professional U18 Development League South Division with Arsenal in 2016/17, as well as winning the Durban U19 International Tournament in South Africa
  • Currently working with talented young players such as Joao Virginia (U20 player and member of Portugal’s 2016 Olympic squad) and Hugo Keto (Finland international), as well as supporting 1st team goalkeepers Petr ?ech, David Ospina and Emiliano Martínez
  • Won the 2016 FA Women’s Cup with Arsenal and finished 3rd in the FA WSL in consecutive seasons in 2015 and 2016
  • Coached 15 talented young goalkeepers on a one to one basis through a self-owned clinic to improve their capabilities, with 12 of these players having since been signed by professional clubs
  • Two goalkeepers coached within the Millwall Academy were called up to the England national team for their age group, giving a total of three England internationals in the club’s U13 - U16 age group while coaching at the club

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