Man with a mission |

Timo Yankowski

• Professional Football Coach with more than 10 years experience at the highest level in the areas of High-Performance Training, Holistic Player Development, Talent ID and Scouting, Curriculum and Training Concept Development and Coach Education on and off the field

• Author of two Football Education books with the Topics of Tactical Periodization and high-level football training which became international bestsellers and doing Coach Education for international leading federations

• Practical experience within all age groups up to the highest level in professional football with federations and clubs like the Swiss record Champion Grasshoppers Club Zürich and the Swiss FA

• Completed University Degree in International Business which helps me to work very structured with detailed processes to build a long-term successful strategy

• With my positive and ambitious way of thinking I can inspire people and can develop projects to success

• My drive is to work for a long-term and ambitious project for the Fiji Football Association to develop sustainable success in all areas of the football game


2019-2021 Swiss Football Federation

• Assistant U16 National Team

• Coach Educator

2015-2020 Grasshopper Club Zürich

• Head of Youth and Player Development

• Head of Performance and Assistant Coach (1st Team)

• U16 Head Coach (Swiss Cup Winner)

2013-2015 FC Aarau

• U16 Head Coach

• Head of Performance

2012-2013 Grasshopper Club Zürich

• Assistant U16

2009-2012 German Football Federation

• “SBFV-Stützpunkttrainer”

• “DFB-Stützpunkttrainer”

2006-2007 Wynton Rufer Football School New Zealand

• Coach for the U9 to U15 programme in Auckland


2002 -2004 SV Weil (U17 and U19 Bundesliga)

2005-2006 FC Wehr (Verbandsliga)

2006-2007 East Coast Bays FC Auckland (New Zealand Premier League)


2019 Personal Development Course / WFA (Chelsea FC)

2019 Pro Course / WFA (RB Leipzig)

2019 Video- and Matchanalysis Specialist (Swiss FA)

2018 Expert Meeting / WFA (FC Brügge)

2017 Coerver Coaching Youth Diploma I and II (Dinamo Zagreb)

2017 Football Braining Course (WFA)

2016 Functional Movement Screen Level 1 and Level 2

2016 UEFA A+ Licence (Swiss Football Federation)

2015 Professional Coach (Swiss Olympic)

2013 Periodization, Strength and Conditioning Expert (Swiss FA)

2011 UEFA A-Licence (German Football Federation)

2006 – 2009 International Business Management (University of Lörrach)

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