About Us

Meet the team and view our Kilsby Lane training facility in Rugby

Staff Profiles

GORDON STRACHAN,  DIRECTOR

Gordon currently Scotland national team manager appointed January 2013. Gordon enjoyed an illustrious playing career with Dundee, Aberdeen, Manchester United, Leeds United and Coventry City. In that time he won some of the most glittering prizes in the game, including the English Division One title (now the Premiership), the FA Cup, Scottish Premier League and the European Cup Winners’ Cup. Gordon also represented Scotland 50 times – appearing in two World Cups. He has since managed Coventry City and Southampton in the Premier League and Celtic in the Champions League and also having a short spell at Middlesbrough. Gordon Strachan is now the manager of his national team Scotland, which he described as a dream job and an absolute honour to lead his country. Gordon is a regular face at the training ground and takes a strong interest in the goings on within the Foundation.

George Mackie, Director of Football

George plied his trade for Dundee United, Partick Thistle and Odense of the Danish Premier League as a player, before moving into coaching with Coventry City, Dundee United, Livingston and Arbroath. George has attained the prestigious UEFA PRO License qualification – the highest honour in coaching. George has had some great achievements in his coaching career guiding Coventry City Youth team to two consecutive FA Youth Cup Finals against Arsenal and West Ham United. Contact George on george@strachanfootballfoundation.co.uk

First class training facility in Rugby

The SFF training  ground is located at Rugby Town Junior FC, Kilsby Lane. Two Learning Zone in the clubhouse is equipped with projector, computers and coaching resources available to all students to assist with completing qualifications and preparing for coaching sessions.

The facilities are one that could match many professional academies with a UEFA 2* 3G astro turf with 2 additional 3G training areas and numerous grass training pitches.

Significant investment on IT and coaching resources have been spent on to provide supportive a learning environment with excellent facilities available to each student.