His love of football brought him to England where he completed coaching qualifications for adults and youths, disabled players, blind players, Futsal, goalkeeping and physical education. He is currently studying towards his degree in sports management with an aim to become a professional team coach.
Milen started his coaching career at Wimbledon FC, quickly progressing to Fulham FC where he spent 7 years working with various age groups as well as being involved in Kicks projects and disability coaching.
His hard work has been noticed as he has been nominated twice for the Premier League Coach of the Year and won the Outstanding Contribution to Fulham FC award in 2017. All teams he has worked with won first place in their respective leagues during the first or second year of his coaching.
Milen gained additional experience attending trainings in Spain (Real Madrid), Italy (Roma and Lazio), Germany (Bayern Munich) and Bulgaria (National Squad) in order to learn the different coaching styles in Europe
Lizzy has her own team of under-11s and is progressing to set up her first adults’ team.
Alongside her role as assistant trainer to Milen, Lizzy also takes a leading role in ensuring the safety of minors.