People – TheMastermindSite.com

The Mastermind Site is a football, tactics, and coaching website dedicated to helping all football fanatics and lovers of the beautiful game, develop a greater understanding of the technical, tactical and mental aspects of football. The focus of the site centers around football tactics and analysis, with player and coach education as secondary focal points. The website’s creator – Rhys Desmond – is a coach in London, Ontario, working for two community sport organizations, including an MLS-affiliated club.

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rhys desmond

CEO, Lead Writer, Owner/Founder

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Rhys Desmond is the creator of TheMastermindSite.com and the writer behind more than five hundred articles found on the site since 2016. Rhys is a staff coach for the Vancouver Whitecaps affiliated club Whitecaps London FC and the Technical Leader of NorWest Optimist Soccer Club in London, Ontario. He is currently completing a Master’s degree in Sport Management and Leadership at Western University and holds a B.A. in Recreation and Leisure Studies with a Minor in Psychology from the University of Waterloo.

Current Projects:
-> Tactical Analyses
-> Player & Coach Education
-> The Mastermind Site Podcast, Fubtol Masterminds Podcast
-> Premier League Tactics 2020-21 (Ebook Coming Soon!)
-> Mastermind Monthly Magazine

Favourite Article on TMS:
-> Counter Attacking and the Death of Tiki-Taka Football

Most Popular Article Written:
-> Best Formations for 9v9

anthony khoury

lead football correspondent

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Anthony Khoury is a Lead Football Correspondent for TheMastermindSite.com. Currently living in downtown Toronto, Anthony is a recent graduate from the University of Toronto where he studied Economics, Media Studies and Political Science. Following graduation, Anthony became a writer for GiveMeSport.com, where he has covered a wide range of internationally renowned sporting events including the Australian Open, the Old Firm Derby and the Rugby Six Nations Championship. Football is Anthony’s greatest passion and he religiously follows various leagues and competitions from across the world. 

Current Projects:
-> Tactical Analyses
-> Football Geography 

Most Popular Article:
-> Why South American players tend to fail at Manchester United (Part 1)

AMELIA-TONI ADEJOBI

PREMIER LEAGUE CORRESPONDENT, CREATIVE PRODUCER

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Amelia-Toni Adejobi is a Premier League Correspondent and Creative Producer for TheMastermindSite.com. She is an aspiring writer and graphics designer from Nigeria, and is currently studying Mass Communication and Media Technology at Lead City University, Ibadan, Nigeria. She has always loved football— playing it, watching it, and talking about it.

Current Projects:
-> Premier League Correspondence and Analysis
-> TheMastermindSite YouTube Channel

Most Popular Article:
-> Manchester United 1-0 West Ham – Tactical Analysis

KAUSTubh KAPOOR

podcast host,
creative producer

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Kaustubh Kapoor (also known as Kausti) is a podcast host and creative producer for TheMastermindSite.com. Kaustubh, a Math graduate from the University of Waterloo, is working in the Artificial Intelligence space. Kausti looks at the beautiful game with an analytical lens conveying his sentiment with a fan perspective. He is a lifelong Liverpool supporter and has played the game at a recreational level throughout his life along with experience in refereeing since 2014.

Current Projects:
-> Futbol Masterminds Podcast
-> Social Media and Marketing

Favourite Article on TMS:
-> Overlapping Centre-Backs – Tactical Analysis

Most Popular Podcast Episode:
-> Are Haaland & Mbappe the New Messi & Ronaldo? – Futbol Masterminds Podcast

mustapha hassan

match & player analyst

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Mustapha Hassan is a match and player analyst for TheMastermindSite.com. He currently resides in Egypt where he’s studying to become a civil engineer. Mustapha is a Barcelona fan and Guardiolista.

Current Projects:
-> Tactical Analyses

Favourite Article on TMS:
-> Thomas Tuchel – Chelsea – Tactical Analysis

Most Popular Article:
-> How to overcome the deep-block – Tactical Theory

russell tho

podcast host,
creative producer

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Russell Tho is a podcast host and creative producer for TheMastermindSite.com.

Current Projects:
-> Russell’s Room
-> Futbol Masterminds Podcast
-> Social Media and Marketing

Favourite Article on TMS:
-> Where Liverpool Have Gone Wrong This Season – Tactical Analysis

Most Popular Podcast Episode:
-> Liverpool’s Tactical Concerns (2020-21) – TMS Podcast

sujay gaurav

podcast host,
LEAD FOOTBALL CORRESPONDENT

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Sujay Gaurav is a Lead Football Correspondent & Podcast Host for TheMastermindSite.com. Sujay is a journalist with a bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications and Journalism from Osmania University, Hyderabad. After graduating, Sujay worked as a sports journalist and covered the Indian Premier League, Pro Badminton League and the Indian Super League.

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silvia senna

creative producer,
LEAD FOOTBALL CORRESPONDENT

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Silvia Senna is a creative producer and lead football correspondent for TheMastermindSite.com. She is a journalist with a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications from PUC Minas, Brazil. Silvia is currently deepening her studies in broadcasting, and aims to pursue careers in sports journalism.

Current Projects:
-> News Reporting
-> Social Media & Marketing
-> TheMastermindSite YouTube Channel

Most Popular Video:
-> Manchester City 0-2 Manchester United – Tactical Analysis

victor onoh

match analyst, creative producer

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Onoh Chukwuebuka (also known as Victor), hailing from Nigeria, is a match analyst and creative producer for TheMastermidSite.com. Victor is currently a senior at Florida International University in Miami, completing a bachelors degree in civil engineering and a minor in interdisciplinary studies. He is an aspiring actor, passionate football fan, and is currently managing a semi-pro team in Miami – Top Ballers FC.

Current Projects:
->Match Analyses
-> TheMastermindSite YouTube Channel

xhulio zeneli

head of coaching content,
football correspondent

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Xhulio Zeneli is a football correspondent for TheMastermindSite.com, specializing in Serie A and coaching articles. He currently lives in Albania, where he works as a coach and lawyer. Xhulio has completed a Bachelor’s degree in Law at the University of Tirana, and holds a Master’s degree in International Relations in London, UK. He started his coaching career at the age of fourteen, and has worked in various academies across Albania and the UK.

Current Projects:
->Coaching Education
-> Serie A Correspondence and Articles

Most Popular Article:
-> How to defend like a pro

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