Our Staff

Russell Hullett – Technical Director


Russell is a vastly experienced coach and has held various high level coaching/scouting positions including his current one as an Academy Scout for Manchester United FC.

Russ is responsible for the design and implementation of coaching programs for Cosmo Soccer as required by Europe’s top teams.

Russell has over 20 years coaching experience and previously a youth academy team manager at Nottingham Forest FC and played and managed professional in SE Asia. As a youth player he played for Derby County FC before playing professional soccer in SE Asia.

Russell has studied extensively to reach this high level which also included attending and passing the KNVB (Dutch FA) International coaching license in Holland making him one of only a handful of UK coaches to have achieved this qualification.

He is also an UKAA athletics sprints coach which is why he is also head of our athlete development program.

Russell is also a current Elite Level National/International scout for Manchester United FC


Damien Beatty

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Damien has plenty of coaching experience having  coached for many years at Nottingham Forest after finishing his playing career with Notts County FC where he was 1st goalkeeper and is now Nottingham Forest FC U21 and Academy GK coach

Clubs Coached For:

  • Nottingham Forest FC



Uefa A – English FA
Clubs coached for  Nottingham Forest FC



FA Level 2 (preferably Uefa B) or above football coach wanted to join our team due to expansion

(Nottingham and Birmingham Areas)

You need to have over 3 years experience of coaching kids aged 4 – 11 years, be CRB, Safe Guarding Children Trained, 1st Aid and at least FA Level 2 qualified.

The position is part time and only interested in local coaches (Nottingham and Birmingham) as the position at the moment is only a few hours a week.

Excellent opportunity for a forward thinking coach

Please apply via our website and we require an up to date CV

Our Staff

Our Staff

Our Staff:

Current or ex professional youth academy coaches or scouts

Uefa B or Above qualified coaches

Ex pro or semi pro players

Have a minimum of 3 years experience of working with young players

All are CRB cleared, Fully Insured and safe guarding children qualified

1st Aid trained