Coaching Panel

NPL Technical Director

Craig Davidson | NPL Technical Director

We welcome Craig Davidson as our Technical Director for NPL Juniors for the 2020 season. Craig comes with extensive experience as both a player and coach and currently holds a ‘B’ Licence Coaching Accreditation.

Community Technical Director

Adam Austin | Community Technical Director

Adam’s coaching resume is impressive to say the least. Having coached the Olympic Development Program in the USA, coached at Manchester United Youth Academy & Bobby Charlton Soccer Schools and was appointed Director of Coaching of Girls football at Leeds United. Adam holds a UEFA ‘B’ Coaching Licence.

Women’s Technical Director

Andrew Martin | Women’s Technical Director

We welcome Andrew Martin to the position of Women’s Technical Director for the 2020 season.  Andy holds a UEFA ‘B’ Licence & FFV Goal Keeping Licence and has over 20 years’ experience coaching at both school and community level.  Andy recently  joined the Absolute Soccer coaching panel, where his enthusiastic & thoughtful approach to player development has made him a popular figure will all the players.  Having previously held various positions as Head of Girls football, he is well placed to further elevate our women’s football programs and to give our community girls the dedicated focus needed to continue to improve of class leading women’s football program.  Welcome Andy to MSC!

Head of Goalkeeper Coaching

Steve Bayard | Head of Coaching, Goal Keeping

We welcome Steve Bayard as the Head of Goalkeeping for the new season. Steve has been a Senior Goalkeeper & so understands the unique attributes needed to be a modern Goalkeeper. Steve is passionate about the development of aspiring young Goalkeepers and his coaching programs will help assess, develop & mentor NPL Junior Goalkeepers as well as assist in the unique skills needed for modern Goalkeeping.