Coach Ireland

 

Coach Ireland grew up in Johnstone, Scotland.  He was an athlete in high school where he played soccer, as well as, other sports.  He went on to play soccer in college where he primarily played midfielder.  Coach Ireland relocated to the United States where he continued his education by earning his Master's in Coaching Education.  He currently lives in Plymouth and is in his fifteenth year as a Physical Education teacher in Lakeville (previously Needham).  Coach Ireland plays in various adult soccer leagues and is committed to coaching and developing boys’ teams U12 through U19.  

Player Experience:

Johnstone, Scotland High School 

Glasgow, Scotland Jordanhill College

South Shore Soccer League

Plymouth Indoor Adult League

Coaching Experience:

Mount Alvernia HS Girls Varsity Coach - 2006

Apponequet Regional Girls Varsity Head Coach- Present

CSC Head Coach - BU12 Premier 

Credentials: 

Member of United Soccer Coaches

National Soccer Coaches Assoc. Of America (NSCAA)

Undergraduate Degree Sports Coaching/Exercise Sports Science - Strathclyde University

Master’s Degree in Coaching Education - Ohio University

Licenses:

Scottish Football Association C, D, & E 

USC 4v4

USC 7v7

USC 9v9

USC 11v11

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Certificates/Training:

CPR and First Aid

Diplomas:

USC Special Topics (High School)

USC Special Topics (Formations and Systems of Play)