Celtic Juniors

Club Framework


Using modern techniques to connect and engage directly with individual players.


The use of space, equipment and timings to keep practices as simple as possible.


Keeping the ball moving and everyone involved ensures the best outcome.


We have created a uniformed framework across Soccer School and our teams.


We Are Celtic Juniors

Every coach understands and buys into our ethos, from our base values, to the way we behave on match days, at Soccer School and in training sessions.

We promote a positive attitude around the club, at Soccer School, in training sessions and on match days.

We are calm, collected and organised so that we can provide the best possible outcome for our players.

We invest in ourselves, we develop as coaches by continually learning, gaining new qualifications and attending courses.

We ensure that we meet all of the club and FA requirements, including safeguarding and first aid qualifications.


Communicating with players

Kids are all different, everyone knows that. How do we connect with them, and allow them to connect with eachother?

We consider the differing needs of each Celtic Juniors player.

We consider how best to communicate with each individual.

We consider how we can challenge each individual appropriately.

We try to instil confidence in each player to ensure they thrive.

We ensure that players can connect with eachother and develop social skills.

We create a positive learning environment for every Celtic Juniors player.


Our coaching philosophy

We adopt a modern methodology, requiring minimal equipment, keeping the ball and the players constantly moving. Our sessions are split into three distinct parts.


Focussing on ball mastery and possession.


Small sided games work on game moments.


Taking the coaching points into a match.

Interested in joining us as a coach or volunteer?