Coach Recovery

In todays society with so many opportunities, so much knowledge and so much distraction it’s easy to get carried away and try to do it all – at once. More and more coaches are struggling to maintain quality coaching throughout a season.

If you want to know more about how you can improve your own recovery as a coach to increase the chance of maintaining good coaching, sign up for the free newsletter at

Football Coach Mentoring

For years Marcus has been thinking about how to help more coaches and this April the answer was finally ready, Football Coach Mentoring.

The highlights of include a Monthly Live Webinar where Marcus will lead a 90 min session with coaches who have questions about Football Periodisation and coaching in general.

In addition you will receive an exclusive Newsletter, access to a Members-only Forum and the opportunity to schedule Personal Mentoring sessions with Marcus.

Start you FCM Trial by clicking here.


Working with Marcus as a Mentor has been a great help. He helped me clear my thoughts and create a path I wanted to work towards. Having his input and mentoring has been a huge help to me and will help me to hit the heights I want to. I would recommend other coaches to work with Marcus.

Ash Civil Football Academy Assistant Manager at Brooke House College

Marcus is an extremely competent football coach and has the qualities of a true leader. His professional skills make in stand out among the crowd!

Bruno Miguel Espalha Owner of Sportrail


Podcast interview

Marcus was interviewed in a Finnish podcast talking about Football Actions and Player Development among other topics. The Podcast is in Finnish, Swedish and English and can be found here.

Football Tactics Evolution

In March the World Football Academy Football Tactics Evolution will take place at Red Bull Salzburg. Marcus will attend as a mentor to help the delegates and facilitate the learning process.

1-day Football Periodisation

Marcus will present the 1-day Football Periodisation course in Scandinavia this spring. On April 6 in Gothenburg, Sweden, May 5 in Langhus, Norway and May 11 in Västerås, Sweden. For more information about these courses, e-mail

Launched FC Mentoring

Today Football Coach Mentoring was launched. As a member you will have access to the Monthly Live Webinar, Newsletter, Forum, Bonus material and the opportunity to schedule Personal Mentoring sessions with Marcus. Check it out here:

Coaching courses in the US

The World Football Academy just announced their summer tour of the United States. Six cities in seven days; Seattle, San Diego, Denver, St. Louis, Tampa and Raleigh. Get more information here:

Football Coach Mentoring

Marcus will soon launch his new project to help coaches get their questions about how to apply Football Periodisation in their own environment. You can already now go to and sign up for the newsletter and get notified of the launch.

July 25 – Podcast interview

Marcus was interviewed on the American podcast Bros Talking Soccer talking about what he’s done and what he’s doing. You can watch the interview here, and listen here.

First Monthly Live Mentoring

Yesterday Football Coach Mentoring and Marcus held the first Monthly Live Mentoring Session for all members. You can watch the webinar replay when you sign up for the 30 day trial here.



Marcus has held many different roles in the game of football; sporting director, academy marcus-walfridson-tranare-lfcdirector, head coach, assistant coach, youth coach, player developer, scout, coach educator and even board member. He has coached all ages from 7 year olds to senior players at the top professional level in Norway and Sweden. Growing up he also played basketball, ice-hockey and both played and coached floorball.

This combination of experience from all different levels and roles gives him an unique understanding of the challenges that organizations, coaches and leaders go through.

Marcus is a World Football Academy certified instructor and holds an UEFA A-license.
His passion is how teams and organizations evolve and what coaches and leaders can do to improve the performance of their organizations.