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Bill Beswick is recognized as a world leader in the field of applied sports psychology and especially renowned for his work with professional elite soccer teams. With an academic background to Masters degree level and experience as Head Coach to England Men’s Basketball Team (Commonwealth Games Gold Medal Winners), Bill was ideally placed to become the first sports psychologist operating fully in English professional soccer.

In soccer,  Bill has worked at Derby County, Manchester United, Middlesbrough & Sunderland in the English Premier League and contributes to UEFA Pro Licence award courses for a number of European Football Associations. He has international experience with the England U18 and U21 squads and as Team Psychologist with England Senior Men, FC Twente, and England Rugby.  He also provides mentoring and support to senior rugby union coaches, including supporting England Women’s Rugby coaching team through their 2010 World Cup campaign and is unique in having England international experience across three major team sports: basketball, soccer and rugby.

His books ‘Focused For Soccer’  and One Goal are highly regarded around the world and widely read as some of the top resources in the field. It is as a coach educator and mentor that his experience and insights prove the most valuable. In our talk today we touch on many topics that will make you a better coach, a better builder of culture, and a better person. 

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