Andrew Drewery – Founder & Director of IFM
A recently retired semi-professional football player, Andy Drewery has been involved in the game for over 2 decades, as a player, manager, consultant and coach, which finally led him to branch out into what he describes as ”the next and natural phase in my footballing career”. After successfully working as a freelancer, he turned his attentions to creating Integrated Football Management (IFM) with headquarters in both Europe and Australia.
Currently, Andy works with footballers, coaches, clubs and academies as a consultant, scout and intermediary. Furthermore, he collaborates with IFM’s global business partners throughout Europe, The United Kingdom, Central America, South America, USA, Asia and Australia.
”We always put our clients first, and share our philosophy with them. We emphasise that it is not only about playing and training, but the kind of lifestyle our clients live off the pitch. We also work with a trusted, reliable and professional global business partners, that share the same ideas and integrity as our team. Finally, at IFM we offer an innovative and holistic approach which sets us apart from other football management and consultancy companies. Andy is situated in our European headquarters in Vilnius, Lithuania.
Welcome to a new era in holistic football management, welcome to IFM”.
Luke Verinder – Co-Founder & Director of IFM
It was Luke’s passion for the game that brought him to Integrated Football Management (IFM). As a consultant, intermediary and scout with IFM, Luke promises a hands on personal approach to all football matters.
With a business degree and extensive experience within the Sales industry, Luke aims to be a driving force within the football industry by providing a professional seamless service that bridges the gap between players and teams. Having been a semi-professional footballer himself, he understands the competitiveness of the industry and the need for aspiring footballers to shine above their competitors.
“We have created a unique business model that sets IFM apart from the rest. Our holistic approach allows us to provide customised solutions for our clients. Our main objective at IFM is to work with footballers, clubs and 3rd parties in order to collaborate in identifying and profiling the best possible fit for player and club, hence creating an effective and successful working relationship”.
Darren Walker – Director IFM Scotland and Football Consultant
Darren was introduced to the company and shares the same philosophy towards football and business as IFM. A former professional footballer from Scotland brings his extensive knowledge and experience to the table.
Darren, who is still part of the Scotland over 38’s national team, is a the Director if IFM in Scotland and The United Kingdom. He is an integral part of the company and works on building a network of established professionals in the football world with IFM’s global business partners in USA, The Middle East and The United Kingdom; furthermore, he assists in developing the company’s strategic plans and scouting channels. His commitment, hard work and negotiation skills make him a valuable member of IFM team. Darren is based in IFM’s Edinburgh, Scotland headquarters.
Domagoj Pavina – Consultant, Scout and Player Fitness Coach
Football fan from day one, Domagoj started playing semi professional at age 9. Injuries made him stop with active playing so he turned to college, Faculty of Kinesiology in Zagreb where he is now finishing his masters degree.
From the first day of college Domagoj started working as strength and conditioning coach with football players and as a fitness coach in gyms around Zagreb. His coaching career took him to KK Cedevita Zagreb where he worked as an assistant strength and conditioning coach for four years with Croatian national football team players as well as NBA players.
Besides basketball football was always his first occupation and with great contact network of professional football players and coaches it was the next logic step to start intermediary and scouting business. Damagoj found new passion in this business as it gives him an opportunity to live football 24/7. Dynamic lifestyle and meeting new like minded people pushes him to do great things with the Integrated Football Management team. Domagoj heads up our Balkan and Eastern European scouting and consultancy regions in IFM’s Zagreb headquarters.