English Premier League
Signed YTS contract with Leicester City FC (94 – 96 Season)
Captain of Leicester City youth team (95-96 Season)
Signed Professional Contract with Leicester City FC(96 -97 Season)
Made reserve team debut at the age of 16 playing against Blackpool at Bloomfield Road.
Major League Soccer
Player development officer for Major League Soccer 2000 -2004
Metrostars Player Development Schools Manager 2004
LA Galaxy/MLS Camps Regional Development Officer 2004-2006
Gateshead College Academy
Assistant coach Gateshead College U19 mens team 2007 – 2012
• Help individuals improve their play as an individual and working within the team.
• Instruct players on the rules, playing within the guidelines and optimizing performance in the framework of the games regulations.
• Teach strategies, techniques and tactics that will improve teams performance and individuals.
• Evaluate and identify the most athletic players and provide a comprehensive development program..
• Analyze players with potential, spot areas for development and address those areas in order to quickly resolve any ongoing issues.
• Collaborate with coaches from other areas to learn new techniques for building strong programs.
• Motivate players, assistants,team managers and parents to achieve goals.
• Coach players with a passion, energy and excitement while teaching good sportsmanship and integrity.