Coach Derryl is the guiding hand over all of IFEP’s player development activities. Be it through his active role in coaching players and coaches alike, or through his influence on the comprehensive structure of IFEP itself, Derryl’s involvement at IFEP is crucial to the goals of the program. His coaching philosophy is about creating the best experiences for aspiring footballers. The effectiveness of his ability shows in his results as the technical head of Goa Football Development Council’s residential program, with four of his athletes being selected by the India U16 team (2019).
His qualifications and experiences speak for themselves. Coach Derryl completed the Premier Skills Level 2 certification in 2010 and the AFC Project Future Coach program in 2012. Furthermore, he is a FIFA certified coach at every level of competition (Grassroots, Youth and Senior). As an elite trainer, he has rubbed shoulders with some of the best coaches in the game– Alberto Zaccheroni, Frank Rijkaard and Jugren Klopp, to name a few. He has also been an AIFF-certified Coach Educator since 2014.