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  • UEFA ’A’
  • National Youth License

Arizona State Championships:  

  • 2014 U18 96 Boys

USYSA Region Championships:  

Coached at Sereno since: 2007
Birth Place: Aberdeen, Scotland
Coaching Experience:
  • 2015-present: Sereno Soccer Club
    • 2006 Chelsea Boys White
  • 2013-2015: Sereno Executive Director 
  • 2007-2014: Sereno Director of Boys 
    • 1996 Boys White (current)
    • 1998 Boys White (current)
    • 1999 Boys Elite (current)
  • 2013-Current:  Phoenix FC Wolves,  USL PRO
  • 2006-2007: Montrose FC, Scottish Third Division
  • 2003-2005: Elgin City FC, Scottish Third Division
  • 2002:  Montrose FC , Scottish Third Division (player/assistant manager)
  • 1999-2002:  Leeds United AFC, English Premier League
Playing Experience:
  • 2002: Montrose FC, Scottish Third Division (player/assistant manager)
  • 1997-2001: Leeds United AFC, English Premier League
  • 1991-1997: Rangers FC, Scottish Premier League
  • 1986-1991: Aberdeen FC, Scottish Premier League
  • Scotland National Team: All Levels (U14, U16, U17, U18, U21, "B" team, full National first team).

Coaching Achievements:

  • Youngest manager in the UK when given my first managers job in Scotland.
  • Won Manager of the Month awards for my efforts.
  • Coached many players that have gone on to play pro at the highest level.
  • Converted a pro club from part time to full time in 6 months.
  • Arizona State Championships:
    • 2009: Sereno 94 Boys White
    • 2010: Sereno 94 Boys White
  • Region IV (Far West Region) Championships:
    • 2009: Sereno 94 Boys White
    • 2010: Sereno 94 Boys White (Finalist)
  • Far West Region League Championships:
    • 2009: Sereno 94 Boys White (Fall)
    • 2010: Sereno 94 Boys White (Spring)
  • National Finalists:
    • 2009: Sereno 94 Boys White
Playing Achievements:
  • Signed schoolboy forms (by Sir Alex Ferguson) for Aberdeen (Scottish Premier League) at the age of 13.
  • Signed professionally at 16.
  • Played my 1st first team game (manager was Sir Alex Ferguson) in the Scottish Premier League at 17 (played 44 games that season with Aberdeen)
  • Played at Aberdeen for 6 years, winning The Scottish Cup and the Scottish League Cup.
  • Transferred to Glasgow Rangers for around $2 million dollars (highest transfer fee received by Aberdeen in their history at that point).
  • Played for Rangers for 6 years (250 games scoring 25 goals).
  • Won 6 Scottish Premier League Championships (the last 6 of Rangers’ world record 9 consecutive league championships).
  • Won 3 Scottish Cups and 3 Scottish League Cups.
  • Played around 30 UEFA Champions League games against teams including Juventus, Marseilles, Ajax, Borrussia dortmund, etc.
  • Transferred to Leeds United in the EPL, for around $1 million dollars.


Favorite Team: Aberdeen and Rangers
Favorite Player: Diego Maradona
Memorable Soccer Moment: Whilst at Rangers, in one season we won a domestic treble, winning the League Championship, Scottish Cup and League Cup. We were 1 goal away from playing in the UEFA Champions League Final. That season we went 44 games unbeaten (a record) and I led the team in appearances (54)!
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