STAFF at Global Elite Futsal

Director of Coaching, Head Coach

Kenn Schmidt Nielsen

Mr. Nielsen is from Denmark and founder of Global Football School USA in SC, Global Elite Futsal and Global Football Training, a Danish football project, with the goal of improving the development of young footballers.  He brings this experience from him Global research to Global Elite FC, to better leverage the best practices from around the world.

Global Football Training Worldwide Research tour

visited 26 Countries, 6 Continents
+ 100 Clubs and academies
+ 200 Cities
+ 165.000 Miles
+ 25 Months on the road

Read more about Global Football Training HERE


Kenn's credentials include earning his UEFA A-license as a coach back in 2009, winning the Danish U21 National Championship as a coach, and working as a coaching consultant at the DBU (Danish Football Association). 

He has performed coaching seminars and education in places like

Denmark, Peru, Argentina, Spain, Australia, Japan and Mexico.


On top of his UEFA A-license, he finished coaching educations :

NSCAA Futsal 1 Diploma - 2017

NSCAA Premier Diploma - 2014

Lyngby FC Coaching Academy License - 2008

UEFA B license - 2006

Kenn has been coaching for the past 22 years mostly in Denmark, but has the past 7 years been in USA and was the Technical Director and Head coach for

Global Football School USA in Charleston, SC.

His work experience include being a Youth Elite Coach since 1999 where he worked at :

Canyon Del Oro High School, Tucson AZ

High School Coach, Boys team

Barca Residential Academy, Casa Grande AZ

Academy Summer Camp Coach - U10-U13 + U14-U18


Hellerup IK, Denmark

Technical Coach - U11/U12/U13/U14

Head Coach - U13/U14/U15 Elite Serie - Champions

Head Coach - U21 Danish FA - Champions


Danish FA - Club Youth consultant


Taastrup FC, Denmark

Head Coach - U19 3rd division

Assistant Coach - Danish Senior 3rd div (USL Level)


Ølstykke FC, Denmark

Head Coach - U15/U14 – Elite Serie


Ballerup IF, Denmark

Head Coach - U19 - 3rd division

Head Coach - U17 - Junior Master

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