Francois N., Ferndale, MI Soccer Coach

Francois N.



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Coach at local pro-level futsal club. Futsal Certificate 4 NSCAA “D” Licensed Coach, Dir. Regional Academy USYF; American Soccer Metrics Association Certification View all coaching experience

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Trial Package
In-Person Training for a single athlete

1 session package with Coach Francois. 60 minute session length

Session Length: 1 hour

$60 1 session + one-time fee

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Light Package
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3 session package with Coach Francois. 60 minute session length

Session Length: 1 hour

$171 3 sessions ($57/ea) + one-time fee

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Standard Package
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5 session package with Coach Francois. 60 minute session length

Session Length: 1 hour

$270 5 sessions ($54/ea) + one-time fee

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Elite Package
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10 session package with Coach Francois. 60 minute session length

Session Length: 1 hour

$510 10 sessions ($51/ea) + one-time fee

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  • 30 years

  • Qualified Private Coach
    Passed Coach Course

  • Adults, Kids, Teenagers

  • Midfield, Forward, Defense

  • Throw-Ins, Penalty Kicks, One-on-Ones, Heading, Goal Kicks, Crossing, Corner Kicks, Agility, Shooting, Free Kicks, First Touch, Dribbling, Passing, One-Touch


  • 30 years

  • Qualified Private Coach
    Passed Coach Course


  • Adults, Kids, Teenagers

  • Midfield, Forward, Defense

  • Throw-Ins, Penalty Kicks, One-on-Ones, Heading, Goal Kicks, Crossing, Corner Kicks, Agility, Shooting, Free Kicks, First Touch, Dribbling, Passing, One-Touch

More About Coach Francois

I am presently the Technical Director and Head Coach at MWFC Screaming Eagles Pro Futsal, in Canton, MI. We are one of the inaugural teams in the top futsal league in the United State (NPFL) Our club has its own facility where we develop top level soccer talent. I am also technical Dir. for a regional United States Youth Futsal Academy

I was a player for the Ashbury College, Ottawa Ontario HS Boys Varsity Soccer Team from 1988 to 1991. I trained under two “A” Licensed professional coaches both head coaches for the local professional club with European Club experience. I was a club player in the Gloucester Hornets Division II, Open Men’s in 1992, I was a player in the McGill University which was the Quebec State Champions in CIAU Division 1

I was the Director of Europro Soccer Camps and Clinics for 20 camps where I trained and recruited ODP level staff, implement club/team specific programs U9 through HS boys and girls teams

I became a full time Professional Coach, Chicago, IL in 1996

I coached the Minot Dreadnoughts, HS Boys Varsity Coach, Minot, ND, to their first ever post season appearance. They won the Bronze medal state tournament

I was the Coach and player of Ann Arbor United Soccer Club, who were Michigan Open Cup Finalists.

Club coach Boys U9 undefeated season; HS Boys Select Coach for Ann Arbor United

Played for Detroit United, NAISC, National Indoor Finalists 2001

From 1996 to 2001 I was the JV soccer coach for Greenhills school.

I have also the Girls Premier Coach at Dexter Soccer Club, Girls Premier Coach , Dexter, MI during 2002 to 2007. The team was ranked Number 1 Michigan HS Girls club side, also coached U9 and U18 girls, multiple premier level tournament and season championships

Washtenaw Christian Academy, Boys Varsity Soccer Coach ’03-’04, first ever post season appearance and next year two post season victories with 2nd place finish in districts.

Westchester Youth Soccer League Referee ’11, New York, NY Youth Soccer Referee

Urban Soccer League, Referee ’11, New York, NY, Open Men’s Soccer Referee

Soccer Waza U8 and Player Development Coach '15-'17

Waza Flo MASL Player Coach '15

WazaFlo Club Analytics Director; (Soccer tech and data analyst for professional soccer club)

NSCAA “D” Licensed Coach; Futsal Certificate Level 4; Technical Dir. Heart and Sole Futsal Regional Director's Academy

'86 CAIS Canadian U14 Boys Championship; Coaches Trophy for most consistent performances
'91 First Varsity HS Boys winning season post season appearance in 5 years
Walk-on CIAU Division 1 McGill University, only freshman walk-on selection
Ann Arbor United 1997-99 SEMPSL League Champions SE Michigan
Fute Sante FC, Ann Arbor Football Club, SEMPSL undefeated season indoor and outdoor, 2001
Detroit United FC NAIS National Indoor Second Place Finalists in U.S.
Waza Flo, MASL Player/Coach
MWFC Screaming Eagles Pro Futsal, Head Coach, Technical Director, USYFS Academy Director, Head of Analysis
Grade 7 Soccer Referee

I work on basic body mechanics, receiving, shielding, dribbling, passing etc... I place a strong emphasis on body mechanics to accelerate the learning curve. I have a very good understanding of how technical defects let a player down. I can also coach some very advanced skills and tactical awareness. I have extensive player development experience at all levels.

For group sessions we train cognitive skills and tactical awareness, and use analytics to track and rate decisionmaking tendencies, profile players, and execute game plans.

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Client Reviews

Coach Francois was able to jam pack so many tips and instruction in a 1 hr lesson it was incredible. My son was able to immediately improve a few aspects of his game. Coach Francois is highly recommended.

My daughter had been to little kickers for about a year but in just one session she learned how to kick the ball correctly, how to position herself when there is a defender and lots of other skills she did not know. I always felt you have to learn the basics before you play. Now I feel like with coach Francois she will learn the the right way to do everything. Excellent.

Coach Francois provided my son with some excellent skills. He was patient and detailed. Just after one session, I could see his confidence increased. He also gave us great advice going forward!! I highly recommend Coach to any soccer player wanting to take their game to the next level.

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Coach Francois did a fantastic job working with my teenage daughter. He kept her engaged during the entire session. This coach definitely knows how to play and coach at an elite level. Many fun drills. As long as my daughter is enjoying the game, It will be fun watching her skills, awareness, and technique grow.

Coach Francois provided my daughter with some excellent skills. She is in her second year with a travel team and they have never provided her with that direction. I know this because I attend all of her practices. He was detailed with his directions, which helped her to quickly incorporate the skill. Every soccer player would benefit from his coaching skills.

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My daughter and a few of her teammates have been training with Francois this summer and the improvement has been amazing. Not only have I seen positive changes in ball control and footwork, but they also have an improved sense of the game as a whole. I am looking forward to our fall season to see the changes in action!

Great session today my Son interacted very well with coach Francois . Francois took his time explaining and showing my son the technique and foot work necessary to improve . I will continue to work with Coach Francois as I’m certain I will continue to see improvements in my Son's soccer skills

My first session with Coach Francois was great. I'm an adult just getting into soccer and we practiced some simple but practical and effective techniques that will definitely help me on the field. We jumped right into the lesson and I learned so much, no time was wasted, it was a very informative and impactful session. I highly recommend!

My 8 year old daughter just had her first coaching session with Francois, and it went very well. She is already better! She can’t waitfir the next one!

Great coach! He makes soccer fun!

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Great experience with Francois. Took my 3 year old daughter in for one on one training and was very impressed with his coaching ability with a kid that young. With only the first practice I could see such great improvement. I will definitely be back for some more training. Highly recommended

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Francois did a great job in my daughter's first session. He spent tons of time on technical skills and in quickly diagnosing her strengths and weaknesses. By the end of the session he knew exactly what she needed to work on to improve in all phases of the game. We will definitely be booking more sessions.

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Such a great coach, I am so happy we get to work with someone with great knowledge.

Coach Francois did a great job. It was my daughter's first session with Coach Francois and he had never met her before or knew anything about her. In the first few minutes he was able to model a training session to her ability and needs and systematically work through touch, dribbling, shielding and passing. It was an overall successful and beneficial learning experience. Looking forward to Session #2!

I have had one session with Francois. He was excellent. We worked on dribbling skills and he made sure I could understand the fundamentals. Even before the session he was very prompt in communication and understanding the specific needs. I would highly recommend him.

He was excellent. We worked on dribbling skills and he made sure I could understand the fundamentals!
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