Following on from our Introduction to Football Analytics course, the StatsBomb Modern Scouting and Data Driven Recruitment course is ideal for those wishing to deepen their understanding of the use of data in professional football. The course is full of original material and covers a wide range of topics in this area.
What you'll learn
This course will give you a detailed and thorough understanding of all of the main elements of scouting and player recruitment using cutting edge data. This is ideal for those with some knowledge of the use of data in football and a perfect follow up from the Introduction to Football Analytics course.
1) Welcome and Team Analysis
An overview of this course from Director of Football at StatsBomb, James Yorke.
2) Squad Building
Learn how to build a balanced football squad using data profiling.
3) Player Analysis - Strikers
Use data to understand how best to analyse forward players of all types.
4) Player Analysis - Centre Backs
James tackles the tricky subject of using data to profile, scout and analyse central defenders.
5) Scouting Integration and Bias
Understand how to integrate data into scouting processes within a club environment.
6) Scouting Workflow
Learn how elite club manage the entire scouting workflow, from profiling of requirements to identifying and signing players.
7) Advanced Data Integration
James takes delegates through the use of more advanced data within a team environment.
8) Player Evaluation
Learn how to analyse performance in the same way as a professional analyst.
9) Lessons Learned at the Flame
StatsBomb CEO and Co-Founder Ted Knutson takes you through some of the lessons learned from the sharp end of analysis in professional football.
James wraps up the learnings from the course.
Why StatsBomb courses?
Classes led by experienced football experts who have helped the best clubs in the world.
Your courses can be accessed from via laptops, tablets, phones and smart TV's.
For anyone, on and off the pitch
This isn’t for practitioners only. Our training is accessible to anyone with a serious passion for football data and analytics.
Our course is taught by our CEO and Co-founder Ted Knutson and Director of Football James Yorke. Ted and James have both been heavily involved in using data for pro clients for more than 20 years combined.
Hear from our students
Not sure yet? These are some reviews from students that have already completed this course.
Every football team that is starting to use data - or is not sure if they use it correctly - should take the time to gather all the scouts, analysts and coaches, sit together, watch the course, discuss it and plan their approach to using data.
Money well spent! I'm really glad, I took on this course and had the opportunity to improve my personal insights on how data can help with scouting and player recruitment.
I’m glad I took the time out to complete the course. I watched most modules twice and it’s obvious that this thought process is the way forward. Thank you!
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