Meet the coaches

Lindsay Sharp

Lindsay Sharp

Club Manager

Why do you coach?

I love the game and football is a thing that people do to enjoy themselves. If you can help them have more fun, what a job!

Favourite Football Moment?

Playing for Scotland Amateur National team.

Favourite thing about AMsoccer Club?

The positive difference it makes to so many people’s lives. By this I mean children and adults.

Daniel Curnyn

Daniel Curnyn

Full Time Soccer Club Coach

U12s Team Coach

Why do you coach?

I have always had a passion for football so I was delighted to have the opportunity to coach young children in the local area. Not only can I help the club develop stars of the future, I can positively affect young people's lives and give them a step towards a good future.

Favourite Football Moment?

Watching Spain being knocked out of the 2014 World Cup by an exciting Chile team. I was at the match in Rio with AMsoccer Club and the stadium was buzzing.

Favourite thing about AMsoccer Club?

The best thing about AMsoccer Club are the opportunities that are created for players and coaches.

Ross Grant

Ross Grant

FT Soccer Club Coach

u15s Head coach

Why do you coach?

The game of football has always been a large part of my life and the opportunity to spend time developing younger players and sharing my experience is rewarding.

Favourite Football Moment?

Manchester United scoring twice in the last action of the European Cup Final in 1999 was remarkable. I’m not even a Manchester Utd fan!!

Favourite thing about AMsoccer Club?

The opportunity within the Club to learn/share new ideas. We have access to coaches at all levels of the game and everyone brings a fresh approach or a new idea.

Callum Player

Callum Player

Under 11s coach

Why do you coach?

To see the club and myself making a positive impact on young people’s lives through football. I firmly believe AMsoccer Club is unique and fantastic to be a part of.

Favourite Football Moment?

It's still to come...

Favourite thing about AMsoccer Club?

A football session with my team is the best part of a day.

Tom Collins

Tom Collins

Coach

SoccerTots, SoccerOne & Afterschool programme.

Why do you coach?

I really enjoy teaching the cool characters in my classes and especially enjoy the progress made by younger players starting football.

Favourite Football Moment?

Being a mascot for my hometown Club, Crewe Alexandria when I was 9 years old.

Favourite thing about AMsoccer Club?

The progressive pathway from 3 years to adulthood. The technical curriculum supports this pathway whilst the kids have full participation and fun.

Sean Grant

Sean Grant

Soccerschool Coach

Why do you coach?

I love football and I enjoy the rewards of passing on information that helps children to develop their skills and enjoyment of the game.

Favourite Football Moment?

Winning a trophy as captain of east Fife under 16's.

Favourite thing about AMsoccer Club?

The opportunities that it provides for young people like myself. It’s also great to be able to coach players of various levels of ability and at different age groups.

Lewis Baker

Lewis Baker

u9 coach

Why do you coach?

I love football and really enjoy helping young players become better at the game.

Favourite Football Moment?

Representing Scotland Universities versus Wales & Ireland.

Favourite thing about AMsoccer Club?

The high standard of coaching and the level of professionalism within the Club.

Danny Mason

Danny Mason

u10 Team & Afterschool Coach

Why do you coach?

My life revolves around football and coaching is something that allows me to give back to the local community. I have excellent memories of football as a child and I am motivated by helping to create these for the next generation.

Favourite Football Moment?

Zinedine Zidane vs Bayer Leverkusen in the 2002 Champions League Final. To score a goal of such quality with your weaker foot in the Champions League Final is amazing.

Favourite thing about AMsoccer Club?

My favourite thing about AMsoccer Club is the overall effort to develop those who want to become better. This applies to players and coaches.

Jack Wilson

Jack Wilson

Coach

u12s

Why do you coach?

The main reason I coach is to develop the potential of young football players.  Seeing them progress with a smile on their face is extremely encouraging.

Favourite Football Moment?

As a Liverpool fan, it has to be 2005 Champions League Final in Istanbul.

Favourite thing about AMsoccer Club?

I enjoy the professional environment. The level of coaching, video analysis, strength and conditioning and player feedback is far ahead if anything I’ve been involved in. This is ideal for my continued development.