David Powderly

Coach and ‘ Drone ‘ Enthusiast , Charlton Athletic FA Academy

A teacher in South London who is also a coach at the successful Charlton Athletic FC Academy. David   holds the UEFA ‘B’ Licence and is currently studying for his UEFA A Licence with The English FA. He has developed an expertise in using drones to video players training and in games and to use these video clips to support the learning of young players at the Charlton Athletic Academy. David is particularly using the drone to improve player understanding especially in relation to the transition of 9v9 and 11v11 at 11/12 years of age. The drone provides video of players training and playing from new angles to assist their game understanding. He is also using the drone to create a database, of patterns of play, positional play that represent the methodology and philosophy of Charlton Football Club