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Where Are They Now

Introducing former Tooting & Mitcham Scholar, Raechen Chang-Brown.

Much adored and respected former student Rae graduated from the BTEC programme in 2020 achieving an amazing Triple Distinction.

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Rae is currently attending the University of Chichester and in his 3rd Year of a Football Coaching & Performance BA Hons. During that time Rae has firmly established his coaching career having had experience in the following roles:

  • Community Coach Tooting & Mitcham

  • Head Coach Chichester University Men’ s First Team 1s

  • Assistant Manager East Preston U23

  • Assistant Manager University Men’ s First Team 1s

  • Assistant Manager Steyning Town FC U23


Off the field, Rae has undertaken various roles and had numerous opportunities to further extend his experience. Some examples of these include:

  • Course ambassador for football coaching & performance

  • Secretary of Chichester University Men’s Football

  • Visit to St. Georges Park with England colleges to attend a CPD event on Talent ID

Post-Scholarship Progression Routes:

  • U21's - a pathway into senior football for the majority of our academy graduates, of which over 75% made senior appearances in our first team.

    • Awards - Suburban League  South Champions; Isthimian Development League South and; Champion of Champions.​

  • Coaching & Refereeing

    • Career​ - supporting graduates who are looking to take up opportunities in grass roots coaching and refereeing. 

    • Qualifications - graduates can also be supported in their ongoing learning to obtain their professional qualifications for those that want to continue their progression in these careers.

  • Senior / Semi-Professional / Professional Football - from our U21s development programme, the club provides a clear pathway for a consistent number of players to enter first team football. In addition, our links with several non-league football clubs provides the opportunity into senior football. Our club networks allow us to facilitate and maintain a good track record for players who have displayed exceptional skill to access professional / league football opportunities.

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