Team FSA

The Founder

Christian Fuchs

Christian is an active professional soccer player that plays in England for Leicester City Football Club. In the season of 2015/2016 he became English Premier League Champion with Leicester City Football Club in an historical season and was nominated in various magazines and online platforms as fullback of the year.

Christian is starting with Leicester City in the 2016/2017 Champions League playing against the sides of FC Copenhagen, FC Porto and FC Brugge. His 4th Champions League season of his career.

He started to play soccer at the age of 6 and always wanted to be a soccer player. With hard and consistent work and always believing in himself he achieved his goal.

In his 4 years with FC Schalke 04, Christian played in the UEFA European League, scoring 2 goals and 2 assists, and three seasons in the UEFA Champions League scoring one goal in the 2012/2013 season and achieved two assists. He plays against all major world teams including Real Madrid CF, FC Arsenal, FC Barcelona, Paris Saint Germain, FC Chelsea and FC Bayern Munich.

Christian was leading the Austrian National Team as captain since 2011 playing in the World Cup Qualifier 2014 and the European Cup Qualifier 2016. He joined the National Team at the age of 19. Among many nations he played against the teams of France, Brazil, Germany, Netherlands, Italy and the United States. After 10 years for representing his home country he finished his international career with the end of the European Cup 2016 in France. His total stats for Austria are 78 games, scoring 1 goal and assisting 5.

His first professional club in Austria was SV Mattersburg, which he joined at the age of 17. He participated in the European Cup 2008 in Austria and Switzerland with his National Team Austria. There he played one game against Germany, and then transferred to the German Bundesliga to VfL Bochum and played two seasons there. In 2010 he moved to FSV Mainz 05. One year later he again transferred to one of the biggest German soccer clubs FC Schalke 04. His current club is Leicester City FC with which he is playing his first season in the English Premier League.

For more information please visit his official website

Meet our Coaches

Heinz Griesmayer, Head Of Training

Heinz used to be a professional soccer player. At the end of his career he quickly discovered his talent of working with children and he became a teacher in a local high school. He is an official European A-licensed coach with a special focus on young players.
Heinz and Christian have a great history. They worked together when Christian was a youth player at the club SC Wiener Neustadt. He also helped him with his first professional move to SV Mattersburg and became his individual coach there.

He is constantly studying new training methods and he also developed the S.A.M. Method (Study, Apply, Motivation) for Fox Soccer Academy.

Mark Smith, Head Of Coaching

Coaching for Crystal Palace in the English Premier League, Teams in Greece, Egypt and Australia, Mark has been helping kids develop and achieve pathways into professional soccer. He now runs a private Academy based in London working with many professional clubs and is proud to join Fox Soccer Academy.

Bernhard Bresich, Head Of Freestyle

Bernhard was one of the best football (soccer) freestylers in the world. He toured around attending freestyle competitions and giving shows.

He has focused on kid’s education for more than 20 years. In 2004 Bernhard had the vision to revolutionize soccer education by implementing freestyle skills into “real” soccer. To achieve this dream he founded the “TECO7″. “TE” stands for technique, “CO” for coordination and “7” for the seven most important tricks as well as for the seven core values of the school.

Michael Gspurning, Head Of Keeper Training

Michael is also a goalie’s head coach for Fox Soccer Academy. He is an active professional goalkeeper in the first German League, and a former keeper in the MLS. He also played for the Austrian National Team during 2008 to 2011.

After making his move to German side Union Berlin in the second division he spend two successful years playing for FC Schalke 04 in the German Bundesliga.