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The coaching philosophy at Crystal Palace is around supporting the individuals within the team game.

Our coaches will be hardworking, enthusiastic and looking to encourage the players at every opportunity whilst managing the standards required for the elite level.

Crystal Palace coaches will look to focus on players' strengths as well as addressing weaker aspects in their game. They will use a variety of styles and strategies to teach the game.

Continued professional development is a huge priority to the club's coaching staff and embracing modern ideas and technology is vital when working in unity with all the other departments within player development.

Academy News


Omilabu recalls a unique introduction to football

16 February 2021

Aged just 18-years-old, Crystal Palace forward David Omilabu has already scored at Selhurst Park. Netting for Palace Under-23s in the dying seconds of their win against Burnley, Omilabu lived a dream...

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Team news: Table-topping U18s take on Norwich - WATCH LIVE

12 February 2021

Crystal Palace Under-18s take on Norwich City today (Saturday, 20th February) at 12:00 GMT as they try to extend their lead at the top of the table – and you can watch all the action LIVE on YouTube.

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Preview: Table-topping U18s look for five in a row

11 February 2021

Crystal Palace Under-18s have been flying high at the top of the Premier League South this season, and they can make it five wins in a row with victory over Norwich City on Saturday, 20th February.

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Top of the league: Reviewing Palace U18s' season so far

26 January 2021

Crystal Palace Under-18s have excelled themselves in their first season as a Category 1 outfit, sitting top of the Under-18 Premier League South after 12 matches.

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