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Our Head Coach

- Patrick Vallée - 

French Football Academy Singapore is proud to announce that PATRICK VALLEE is back to Singapore as our Head Coach.


Patrick is well known in Singapore to lead Etoile FC to the S-League and League Cup title in 2010 and Tanjong Pagar United FC in Singapore Cup final in 2013, and League Cup final in 2014.


Holding an UEFA A coaching licence, He got an amazing background and more than 30 years of experience as professional coaching and youth development leader.

Patrick is the perfect youth development leader to teach football to all kids who love the game and want to learn how to play.


International experience as Coach:

  • French League 2 and league 3 (Rouen, Pacy sur Eure, Beauvais)

  • Congo National team (Qualifying matches for the World Cup and African Cup 2002 )

  • Singapore (Etoile FC, Tanjong Pagar United FC)

  • Appointed as a head coach of the Selangor Cup to lead the Singapore team in 2013

International experience in youth development:

  • France league 2 and league 3 (youth national level)

  • Qatar Football Association, national project with club’s U17 team

  • China, Chengdu Football Association (Olympique Lyonnais international youth development organization)


  • We are the official academy of the FIFA World Champions. 

  • Many of the greatest football nations have adopted systems inspired by the French model, which still represents the benchmark in international training. Indeed, the greatest European clubs recruit the best French players at an increasingly early age (Pogba, Varane, Mbappe, Dembele…).

  • We are proud to be part of the great FFF Academy family and to be directly linked to a high-standard World class model, committed to sharing sporting and educational values: PLEASURE, RESPECT, TOLERANCE, COMMITMENT, SOLIDARITY. 

  • We are not only aiming at teaching our children all the fundamentals of soccer but also focus on the growth of each individual’s ability and social well-being.

  • Our soccer programs are supervised by Jean-Claude Lafargue, director of INF Clairefontaine in Paris, one the best academies in the World that produced talents such as Henry, Matuidi, Mbappe etc. 

  • We carefully select our coaches for their international experience, understanding of our methodology and patience and care for our young players.

  • We provide the most comprehensive Competitive & Recreational soccer programs in Singapore available for boys and girls from U6 to U16.

  • We are proud of our diverse community and we are committed to youth development rewarding excellence but also respect, discipline, and ambition.

  • We strongly believe that the Singaporean children are talented and they need the French methodology to become world-class players.

  • The FAS itself signed a training agreement with the FFF to train youth coaches.

  • We strongly believe that we can take every player to the next level regardless his skills by implementing a unique methodology in a safe and fun environment.

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