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David has over thirty years experience in professional soccer as a player, coach, manager and chief scout. He is highly qualified and has worked extensively in Scotland and England with many clubs including Glasgow Rangers, Aberdeen and Leyton Orient as well as the Scottish and English FA.


David has also developed vast experience in the North American Soccer Leagues. He has been the overseas Manager for the past four years with Glasgow Rangers. He delivers coaching education clinics to many clubs and is also responsible for identifying talented players who have had trials with top British clubs including Rangers, Hibernian, Chelsea, Birmingham City and Southampton.


David's knowledge of the game and his assessment of players is second to none. With the growth in enthusiasm and passion for the game in North America, David is a valuable member of the Eleven Sports Team.

 

The Coerver Soccer Academy staff is made up with ex professional soccer players and Academy coaches from Europe, North and South America. Each coach came with individual expertise and variety of unique skills from managing teams, scouting, coaching, keeper coaching, and player agents, The staff are responsible for helping over one hundred young players achieve their dream of entering the professional world of soccer. Some of these players include current Scottish and English Premiership players past and present.  


The Coerver Academy coaches have been coaching in Canada and the USA since 2004, during this time several players have received scholarships and trials with top European teams including Glasgow Rangers, Ajax, Aberdeen, Birmingham City, Middleborough, Aston Villa, Leicester City, Reading and Chelsea. The Academy works in partnership with some of Europe's largest player agencies.


Our philosophy is to introduce age appropriate developmental programmes, with an emphasis on individual player development focusing on the technical and psychological demands of the game by identifying and improving each player's strengths and weaknesses. This is achieved through structured training sessions with an emphasis on individual skill sets, small sided conditioned games with the aim of increased touches on the ball to help ensure all players reach his or her level in the sport of soccer.