Frank Petersen the gentleman behind the professional moves of former MUBS She Corporate players
UGANDA - Frank Petersen from Denmark is the gentleman behind the professional moves of former MUBS She Corporate players Phionah Nabbumba and Vanessa Edith Karungi at Danish club Boldkubben af 1893.
He has 18 years of experience as a goalkeeper coach both in Denmark and Africa (Mozambique, Swazi-land, Nigeria ,Uganda), 15 years as a professional goal keeper in Danish clubs (FC Roskilde, HB Kø-ge, Næstved IF, Kastrup Boldklub, Ringsted IF) and has a lifelong passion for football that has provided him with a strong foundation for a full-time job as a goalkeeping coach.
Over the years, he has worked with a number of things as a goalkeeping coach, e.g.:
- How the goalkeeper can take a bigger role in quickly building up the offensive play
- 3-man build-up with goalkeeper
- How to include the goalkeeper better in the defensive play
- How to prepare better for freekicks, corners, penalty kicks, etc.
- How to scout for the best talent
- How do develop the goalkeeper’s attitude and phycological strength
- Expert in set pieces situations defensive and offensive
As a person, he is passionate, curious, open-minded, trustworthy, calm in stressful situations, and has a winner mentality.
Name: Frank Petersen
Birth: 12 April 1968
Address: Henriettevej 17, 4300 Holbæk
Marital status: Married to Kemi
3 children (Amanda 26 years, Alicia 9 years and Aecio 6 years)
Hobbies: Football, running
Danish – mother tongue
English – negotiation level
Portuguese, German – conversation level
FOOTBALL EDUCATION / TRAINING
2012 – 2022: Participated in the following training programs:
UEFA: B1, B2, GK-A
DBU (The Danish Football Association): M0, M1, M2, M3
GK-A 2019, 215 hours
B1 2017, 40 hours
B2 2017, 70 hours
M0 2016, 10 hours
M1 2016, 14 hours
M2 2017, 40 hours
M3 2019, 215 hours
UK: Just4Keepers, goalkeeper training
2014, 120 hours
2022 - : Head of Goalkeeping FCN Premier League, Women
2022-: Sports Director B93 Copenhagen, Women
2022 - 2023 Head of Goalkeeping Fremad Amager 1st division/NordicBet Liga, MEN
2020 - : Head of Goalkeeping in B93 Copenhagen PL team and Academy, women
2020 - : Player Coordinator in B93
2020 - 2021 Head of talents B93 Copenhagen
2019 – 2020 Danish Football Federation's talent center and under 17 national team
Responsible for finding the coming national goalkeepers in Denmark
2018 – 2020 Goalkeeping coach, FC Nordsjælland
Responsible for Premier League Women, Girls U18 and Girls
2016 – 2018 Goalkeeping coach, FC Taastrup
Responsible for coaching the three best male goal keepers in the club, FC Taastrup is a semi-professional football club. Furthermore, I worked with the head coach to develop and enhance the defensive tactics.
2015 – 2017 Goalkeeping coach, FC Roskilde, Elite Youth team
Responsible for the boy’s elite team, aged 13 – 19, plus worked closely together with the goalkeeping coach for the 1st division team to ensure that there was a red thread from the youth teams to the professional team. A part of the job was to conduct thorough analysis of the goal keepers and the defensive execution of each game.
2014 – 2020: Goalkeeping coach, Estrela Vermela, AFTD Football Academy (Mozambique), RSSC (Swaziland), Kogi United (Nigeria)
He had the primary responsibility for developing an end-to-end goalkeeping program for various football clubs in Africa, e.g. training standards, tactics around offensive and defensive play, mental training for the goalkeepers, etc. The objective was to leverage experience from European thinking in tactics and discipline.
2015 – 2016: Co-founder and operating manager of Ungekonsulenten Ungekonsulenten is an organization focus at helping teenagers with socialization, education and job search etc.
2007 - 2015: Social worker and manager at ‘Ung & Aktiv Aps’
Ung & Aktiv Aps is an institution aimed at helping kids aged 13-19 with social challenges. His primary responsibility was to facilitate collaboration between the institutions in the local municipalities, the social workers and the kids enrolled in the various programs. I’m good at creating a trusting and positive environment, where people with special needs can find their inner strengths.
1994 - 2020: Prison guard at Kriminalforsorgen
Kriminalforsorgen is the institution who runs the Danish prisons. As a guard, I was used to dealing with tense situations where constructive issue resolution was critical.