Corey is OT Coach!

Corey Donoghue has been voted London FA Charter Standard Club Coach of the year 2008 and Charter Standard Club Regional Coach of the year 2008.  Corey was presented with his awards at a presentation at the Football Association HQ, Soho Square.  Senior members of the London FA spoke very highly of Corey and his coaching abilities.

Corey Donoghue has been working on Osmani Trust’s Football in the Community Project (FITC) for over two years now; he has over his time here become an invaluable member of the team.  His knowledge and motivation for coaching and working with young people has seen him achieve some remarkable milestones.  Corey is a Level 3 coach and has recently qualified as a FA Tutor further enhancing his impressive CV. 

John Drabwell, head coach of the London FA who not at the presentation but sent a message stating

“I would like to pass my congratulations to Corey and endorse his attitude, professionalism and gives thanks for the support he has shown to the LFA”

Corey who is a retired ex-professional football player, having played in Norway for a number of years is now passing on his experiences to local young people.  Corey was selected to work on the high profile Nike ‘Most Wanted’ initiative over the summer, in which thousands of young people from across the UK battled out to have the opportunity to win a two week trial with Manchester United FC.

Abdal Ahmed. Football Development Manager at Osmani Trust said

“Corey has over the year proven why he is one the best coaches around, his professionalism is second to none and the kids love him.  I have no doubts Corey will one day be coaching at a professional club, he has already turned down some big clubs to apply his trade to grass roots football where his passion is, he is a role model for the rest of the coaches at the club and is always prepared to take a leading role on inset days and pass his experience onto others”.

Osmani Trust is a Charter Standard Club and is working towards becoming an approved assessment centre so that Football Qualifications can be delivered from the Osmani Centre.  Osmani Trust provide a whole host of services, for more information please contact Abdal Ahmed on 020 7247 8080 or via


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