Christian Brauner, 26, started off his playing career at FC Schweinfurt 05, a German association football club from Bavaria. He moved on coaching in 2010 as the coach for the youth team of FC Schweinfurt 05. Currently, Christian is a coach with DFB Academy, Schweinfurt and is in the final stages of acquiring a DFB A-License.
Oliver Döking, a UEFA B-License coach, started his career at the young age of 14 with SG Borken’s Youth Team, after also having played for them. He even served as the Academy Coach and Talent Scout, while continuing coaching the Youth Team.
Kim Marvin Sippel
Kim Marvin Sippel, UEFA B-License coach, played as a professional footballer for KSV Hessen Kassel and KSV Baunatal, both German Association Football Clubs. He then took coaching in 2011 with KSV Baunatal’s Youth Team and is currently a coach with the DFB Academy.
Yan Law, 22, currently holds an AIFF ‘D’ Licence and an AFC ‘C’ Licence, and has been the head coach of the U-14,U-16 & U-19 teams of the Calcutta Cricket & Football Club (CCFC). In his playing career, Yan represented India U-15 in the Arsenal International Soccer Festival in London & were crowned champions. He has also represented the Bengal U-19 State Team and been part of the Sports Minister XI in various competitions and tournaments.
Saksham Kakkar, aged 24, has been coaching for the past 5 years and currently holds an AFC ‘B’ Licence. After his graduation from Jai Hind College, Mumbai, he moved to the city of Cardiff for a year long Masters degree in Sports Coaching. While he was there, he also got his FA Level 1 and Level 2 coaching badges along with coaching experience at community clubs in the city. He joined the Bengaluru FC Academy setup as the head coach of the Under 15 team on his return to India. In the 2 years there, he also worked with all other age groups in the academy and soccer schools.