Selection Criteria

All our coaches are carefully selected with the following criteria in mind:


  • Experience in dealing with kids in an extra-curricular sports environment
  • Good footballer
  • Sports teaching qualification, preferably in football
  • Sports teaching experience, preferably in football
  • Knowledge and understanding of India/local specificities
  • Speak English and/or Hindi


  • Good pedagogy (ability to teach)
  • Good contact with kids (age specific)
  • Positive, flexible and enthusiastic team player
  • Desire and ability to quickly learn and continuously improve
  • Fit (good physical condition)
  • Professional with good work and business ethics

Train the Trainer Philosophy

All our coaches are trained and evaluated to the Paris Saint-Germain Academy first-class standards and methodologies. They adhere to the Paris Saint-Germain Academy values and commit to transmitting the same to kids in a pedagogical manner. Coaches posted permanently in India benefit from regular training updates developed in Paris.

Code of Conduct

  • All our sign and follow a Code of Conduct that fosters:
  • Professionalism
  • Positive work and educational ethics
  • Appropriate language and behaviour with kids, parents, management and fellow coaches
  • Punctuality
  • Care for training grounds, facilities and equipment
  • Dressing appropriately (Paris Saint-Germain Academy uniforms)