About Us

Building Champions is a simple project with a powerful message. We are aiming to inspire an entire generation and give players aged 14-21 and their parents/guardians the support, guidance and expert advice needed to succeed in the game of soccer. 

We have built a team consisting of exclusive, high performance experts from the world of soccer. Young soccer players and their families will be given exclusive access to this high profile team to help them become a champion. 

Quite simply put this is the highest quality soccer development program in the world.







Meet The Champion Builders

Management Team

Ciaran Toner


Ciaran is a former professional and international soccer player who played in the English Football League for 12 years at clubs including Tottenham Hotspur, Leyton Orient, Lincoln City, Grimsby Town and Rochdale. He has coached at elite level soccer and holds the UEFA ‘Pro’ Coaching Licence Diploma as well as the FA Advanced Youth Award qualification. Between playing and coaching, in the professional game, he has a combined experience of 25 years in the industry.


Oliver Berquez


Oliver Berquez was a goal scoring midfielder with an all action style of play, who amassed over 750 games at senior level during a 19 year career. He started at Ipswich Town and then his career saw him play for clubs like Stevenage, Woking, Dagenham & Redbridge, Canvey Island, Chelmsford City and finishing in 2016 at AFC Sudbury, where he won the league title. This was one of 4 championships he won as a player. Oliver is an FA licence coach who has a wealth of experience in coaching soccer to players of all ages and founded one of the first and most successful soccer schools in the UK, PASS Soccer.

John Brandon


John is a qualified teacher who has coached in some of the best academies in the UK. He has the UEFA A Licence qualification and has helped develop no more than 20 young players who have gone on to play professional soccer. John is an expert in the college system and has placed a large number of student athletes into the NCAA/NAIA and NJCAA arena and has a combined experience of 22 years in the industry.


Performance Experts

What next?

Choose package

Whether you are a coach, parent/player or club director, we have a specific package for you.

Download app

Once you have chosen your package you will then download the Building Champions app and set up your profile.

Access world class content

You will then have access to our world class experts and all the content to support you and your team to progress to the next level.