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The Mastermind Site is a football tactics and analysis website, dedicated to helping all football fanatics develop a greater understanding of the technical, tactical and mental aspects of football. 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 holds a graduate degree in Sport Management & Leadership at Western University and a B.A. in Recreation and Leisure Studies with a Minor in Psychology from the University of Waterloo. Rhys is currently pursuing careers in journalism and football analysis.

Current Projects:
-> Tactical Analyses
-> The Mastermind Site Podcast
-> Premier League Tactics 2020-21 Ebook
-> Mastermind Monthly Magazine
-> Bundesliga Daily

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

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

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

russell tho

podcast host,
creative producer

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

Current Projects:
-> Futbol Masterminds Podcast

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

travis norsen

head of coaching content

train of thought series

The mental side of the beautiful game is at least as important as the physical side, but is often neglected by coaches in training sessions. In this series, Travis Norsen, author of Play With Your Brain, discusses small tweaks to standard training exercises and the positive effects they can have on players’ decision-making and soccer intelligence.

Current Projects:
-> Coaching Education
-> Train of Thought

Most Popular Article:
-> Play with Your Brain – Travis Norsen Book Interview

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