Ben Griffis

Ben is the founder of Café Tactiques and works as a statistician by day. He currently holds Level 1 qualifications from the PFSA in Opposition Analysis and Technical Scouting, with the goal of progressing through further scouting and coaching education.

In a previous life, Ben pursued his PhD in Business before leaving ABD (all but dissertation). This experience honed his statistics, research, analysis, and writing skills. He enjoys bringing a researcher’s mindset and skill set to football questions and topics.

Ben is currently available for any freelance scouting/analysis work, and can be reached at or via the contact page on this site.

He is native in English and proficient at reading/understanding French, German, and Portuguese (although his speaking ability is novice at best), and is currently slogging through Danish and Korean. His motivation behind language-learning is to increase and diversify the pool of football news & information available to him that he can read and learn from.

Café Tactiques is looking for more authors! Please get in touch with Ben if you would like to join the team and help the site grow—while getting your work out there and furthering your skills.