with love for the game

We love football.

Our mission

Provide easy to use & affordable digital solutions to solve the biggest everyday challenges of coaches in football.

Our Vision

Inspire coaches to coach and players to play.

with love for the game

What drives us

We love football. We are passionate about football. We are crazy about football.
As former players and coaches, we strive to inspire coaches around the world.
We believe that coaching can take players where they can't take themselves.

“Football is about joy. It’s about dribbling. I favor every idea that makes the game beautiful”

– Ronaldinho

Our mission

Provide the most powerful, easy to use & affordable digital solutions tailored to the needs of football clubs and coaches at any level.

Our Vision

Inspire coaches to coach and players to play.

With love for the game

Our Amazing Team

We are one big family and connected through the love for football and the desire to make digital and professional solutions available and affordable to every coach around the world. We believe that coaching can take players where they can't take themselves.

“I hate to speak about individuals. Players don’t win you trophies, teams win trophies.”

– Jose Mourinho, Football Coach

Patrick Patzig
Co-Founder & CEO
Patrick, a visionary leader, drives our vision and strategy with his natural ability to inspire people.
Thomas Grimm
Co-Founder & CMCO
Thomas, a natural communicator puts our visions into words. He drives our PR, branding and communication.
Simon Arpagaus
Co-Founder & COO
Simon, an organization talent, drives internal processes, structures and finances.
Stefan Steuble
Co-Founder & CTO
Stefan, a digital native, brings our visions to life with his team of full stack developers.
Philipp Frisch
Business Development GSA
Philipp knows our clubs like no one else and drives our growth.
Mark Sampson
Business Development International
Mark speaks the language of the coaches and drives our international growth
Tammo Klesse
Video Production
Tammo is the creative mind with the perfect eye to visualize our ideas.
Jannik Radecki
Junior Customer Success Manager
Jannik makes sure all coaches and player have the best possible coachbetter experience.
different perspectives and new inputs

Our Advisory Experts

We are proud of our advisors, who guide and advise us and raise the bar higher together with us. Our advisors are top professional athletes and leaders from the sport and tech industry.

“Raise the bar a little higher each time you succeed”

– Mia Hamm, US Women's Soccer Legend

Patrick Degen
Partner Swiss Founders Fund & coachbetter board member. Serial entrepreneur across Europe.
Patrick Quinlan
CEO Convercent & coachbetter board member. Expert in startup company development
Markus Egger
Director of Sport & Strategy Aspire Academy (Qatar) & former General Manager Red Bull Football Division
Laura González-Estéfani
Founder & CEO TheVentureCity, General Partner of the Fund, ex-Facebook Growth team, ex-eBay
Stephan Herth
Managing Director & Founder aroundS, Sport Industry Expert & Former Infront Top Executive
Frank Tschan
Former Director of Grassroots Coaching Education & Operations at US Soccer Federation
Remo Staubli
Entrepreneur & former Swiss Professional Football Player and Swiss Super League Champion (FC Zurich)
Carlo Franke
Co-founder and Partner at Palo Alto Strategy Group (PASG), a leading strategic consulting firm for technology investors.
Built on trust and commitment

Our Investors

coachbetter is backed by renowned and international investors from the sport and tech industry

“It needs time. Nobody wants to hear it, but that’s the truth: if you want to have success in the future, you have to be ready to work now.”

– Jürgen Klopp, Football Coach

Swiss Founders Fund
Lead Investor
Switzerland
aroundS
Investor
Switzerland
TheVentureCity
Investor
USA / Spain
41group
Investor
Switzerland