erbil bozkurt (head goalkeeping coach)

FULL NAME: Erbil Bozkurt

 

PROFILE:

Former Leyton Orient first team and academy goalkeeping coach Erbil Bozkurt joined the Wood coaching setup in the summer of 2017 as head Goalkeeping coach.

The 27-year-old spent two-years with Orient, before departing when the club were relegated from the Football League, and subsequently sold.

Bozkurt cut short his playing career to take up the role with Leyton Orient, where he began working with the academy, before also taking up coaching roles in both the youth and first team.

The stopper spent the majority of his playing career around the lower leagues, with spells at Harringey Borough, Cheshunt, and Hampton & Richmond Borough.

However, it was during a frustrating year in Turkey at Sivasspor that Bozkurt made the decision to pursue a career in coaching.

The 27-year-old has since worked alongside some of the sport’s best coaches, including Martin Brennan, Perry Suckling and Mick Payne.

During his time at Leyton Orient, Bozkurt worked with both first team and academy team goalkeepers, and assisted in the development of Alex Cisak, Sam Sargeant and Charlie Grainger, all of whom have since made the first team.