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Gérard can support your event as a Guest Speaker, if you're looking for motiational talk, a presentation with detail or simply to attend awards ceremony,  Get in touch today to discuss a plan to suit your budget and expectations!   


  • Soccer coaching "Developing Decision Makers"
  • The use of Game-calls
  • Entra & Intra-preneurialism

much, much more!

Fees vary depending on the event and budget

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 Gérard offers webinars to clubs, organisations and individuals with tailored topics to suit your needs. He has presented at Inspire Virtual Conference,  Miami Soccer Convention, The Coaching Manual and the Talent Developers Conference , including webinars for 'Modern Soccer Coach, and staff development for UK Elite Soccer  

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Gérard represents world leading organisations 'CHAMPION-SPEAKERS' and 'SCHOOL-SPEAKERS' as a professional motivational and performance speaker.

To book Gérard through either organisation, visit:

- Champions Speakers:

- School Speakers:

Leading Speaker ǀ Performance Coach


Gérard Jones is an award-winning entrepreneur and professional football coach, having established his first business into becoming listed among the Top 100 Best Business Start-ups in the UK in 2010, he has since been a Director of Arsenal Soccer Schools, one of the world's largest soccer school programs including being a Director of Coaching in the US and most recently a Head of Coaching in professional football.  

Gérard has generated revenues of over $2.5m to winning back-to-back Championships, securing sponsorships from multi-billion pound organisations such as British Land PLC, to developing programs that have supported the progression of individuals and teams to operate at the highest levels.


He holds a Master's degree in Performance Coaching as well as being a Qualified Teacher and Published Author in Communication Psychology, with his book titled: "Let's Talk Soccer" focusing on how communication can be used to enhance decision making.

Gérard is a Performance Speaker at 'Champions Speakers', a world-leading multi-million pound speaking agency which proudly showcases A-List Celebrities, Entrepreneurs, TV Personalities, Musicians and Sports-Athletes among it's speakers. He is also a Speaker for 'School Speakers' ran by BBC Apprentice finalist Claire Young, one of the UK's leading agencies working with schools, college's and universities. 

Since 2009, he has engaged and inspired audiences from the world's of business, football and education, having also represented Enterprise UK as an 'Ambassador' for Entrepreneurship.

Gérard Jones delivers market leading training events, seminars and workshops designed to inspire the audience and empower progress. 

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"Gérard is an enthusiastic guy who brings decication and unlimited energy to everything he does"

Jim Harris - Center Manager at St Stephen's Shopping Center

"Gérard's delivery and presentation, backed with his passion and enthusiasm are first class and I would have no hesitation in recommending him to others"

David Lee - Contracts / Operations Manager at Tony Brennan Flooring Ltd


Eddie Austin - Executive Director Austin McKeown

Eddie Austin

"I have known Gérard for several years and have always been impressed with his enthusiasm. His boundless energy in wanting others to succeed is a credit to his own positive outlook and his desire to enable others to overcome challenges"  

Louise Blatherwick - Business Development Petroc College


"Gérard has been involved with Petroc through the European project ENTEUR (Enterprising Europe). Gérard is a brilliant motivational speaker, whose enthusiasm captivates and enthuses an audience and we hope that he will come back in the future to work with the staff as well as the students"  

Jess Ibrom - Technical Director Cook Islands FA


“Gérard posses's high acumen and delivery in practical sessions as well as classroom based lectures. Gérard is clearly highly thought of from his piers and has a strong ability to keep people engaged" 

Modern Soccer Coach - Mentoring Program

Modern Soccer Coach

"I have followed Gérard's work for quite some time on social media and was keen to get him involved in the Modern Soccer Coach Mentorship program. You are instantly drawn towards his enthusiasm for learning and self-development, along with his insight into the communicative side of the game. Gérard has been a tremendous resource in this area and also a role model for how much energy and enthusiasm it takes to become a successful coach"

Inspire Football Coach Education

Inspire Football Coach Education

Gérard has previously supported our Inspire London 2015 conference, where he presented on 'communication psychology' through use of Game-calls and will be supporting our upcoming event in 2018 - Youth Development 'Virtual Conference' alongside 48 expert speakers, with his presentation on Coach Development. 

Careers in Football


"Gérard's story is exciting and inspiring for young coaches who want a career in the game and he offers an insight into how. Gérard explains how setting targets also means that you never lose sight of your ambitions, and with hard work and experience, your dream might just become true"

entrepreneur awards

Awarded in 2010

startups 100

Gérard School of Football listed among the Top 100 Best Business Start-ups in the UK, reaching the ultimate hit list 


Awarded in 2010

Future 100

Gérard Jones was awarded the Future 100 Young Entrepreneur of the Year award by Striding Out, sponsored by Natwest Bank


Awarded in 2014

ten outstanding young persons award

Gérard Jones was awarded the JCI UK Ten Outstanding Young Persons Award for his entrepreneurial and business success in football coaching and coach development 

Awarded in 2009

Enterprise UK

Gérard Jones was recognised by Enterprise UK, the then national charity for promoting enterprise,

as a inspiring example which involved supporting events up and down the UK

Awarded in 2011

IPPR North

Gérard featured in a list conducted by the Institute of Public Policy Research North (IPPR North) of the Top 50 brightest and most talented people in the North of England 2011


Awarded in 2014


Gérard featured in Real Business list of 5 inspiring young entrepreneurs in the UK 2014


media recognition

BBC Look North

BBC Look North feature interview with Gérard Jones in 2010, following the growth of GSF



Gérard was listed among the Top 7 Young Entrepreneurs to watch in 2011 following an interview



SkySports Exclusive Interview following Gérard Jones joining Bristol Rovers FC

Your Hidden Potential

Gérard listed among the Top 15 of Young Entrepreneurs in the UK to watch by Your-Hidden-Potential, leading UK web publication for start-ups


Gérard featured in Condé Nast Magazine 'Journal' featured among Top 7 Young Entrepreneurs from Yorkshire

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