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Grant Heywood - Bio

Director of Coaching at AYSO United South OC

Coaching Qualifications

• Currently taking the USSF A License
• US Soccer Coach Instructor License
• NSCAA Premier Diploma
• NSCAA Director of Coaching Diploma
• AYSO Advanced License
• US Youth Soccer (USYS) Youth Award
• All English FA Licenses
• Coerver Coaching Youth Diploma 1 and 2
• Higher Sports Leaders Award (HSLA)

• BA Honours Degree in Physical Education with Qualified Teacher Status (secondary) (2006-2010)
• BTEC National Diploma in Exercise and Fitness (2003-2005)

Coaching and Work Experience
• Director of Coaching at Pacific Soccer Club, California, USA. (2013 - 2018)
• Curriculum Developer at UK International Soccer, California, USA. (2012 – Present)
• Coach and Coach Mentor at UK International Soccer, California, USA. (2012 August – Present)
• Sports Programming Coordinator and Soccer Coach at Volunteer in Brazil, Santa Teresa, Rio de Janeiro. (2011)
• Sports Programming Coordinator at Sheffield Centre, Madrid, Spain. (2010)
• Sports Programming Coordinator at CES, Dublin. (Summers of 2008/9/10/11/12/ June - August)
• Physical Education Trainee Teacher (2007-2010)
• Blackburn Rovers FC - Coaching in the Community (2005 – 2006)
• Soccer Coach at Football First in Bordeaux, France. (2005 Summer)

Sporting Achievements
• ‘University of Bedfordshire Sports Captain of the Year 2010’.
• Club Captain of the University of Bedfordshire Men’s Football Team 2008-2010.
• Head Sports Captain of St. Cecilia’s, R.C. High School
• Represented Preston School Boys and won the Lancashire Cup v Liverpool School


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