Coaches Bio

    2021/2022 Teams:     F03/04 Green     M06 Green     M11 Green 

    2021/2022 Teams:     F03/04 Green     M06 Green     M11 Green 

    2021/2022 Teams:     F03/04 Green     M06 Green     M11 Green 

DAVID SMITH

“Coaches must allow the game to be the teacher.” ~ Bobby Howe

ECFC Role: Head Coach / Technical Director

Licenses and Diplomas:

  • UEFA “A” License
  • USSF “C” License

Coaching Background: 25 years of experience

  • Emerald City FC since 2008
  • Seattle Prep Boys Varsity since 2016
  • Bellevue High School Boys and Girls Varsity
  • Crossfire Select – Director of Coaching
  • Hull University
  • Andrews Luxol (Malta) Coaching Director
  • UEFA/FIFA & IOC Representative Consultant for Sport Science and Physiology
  • Maltese National FA Coaching Educator
  • Wigan Athletic Ladies Academy Director
  • Egerton FC (Cheshire) Coaching Director
  • Brazilian Soccer Schools Director
  • Coach and Lecturer for English Premier League Academies
  • LWYSA – Recreational Director of Coaching
  • Manchester United Soccer Schools and Academies
  • Bobby Charlton International Soccer Schools

Playing Experience:

  • Varsity University, Varsity College
  • Wigan Athletic
  • Burnley FC
  • Chorley Town
  • Copull United

Coaching Philosophy:

To facilitate lessons and skills which not only enhance a players enjoyment of the game, but can also transcend the sporting arena and help prepare them for what life has to offer. To simply strive for success will never achieve excellence, but the pursuit of excellence will ultimately achieve success…. be all that you can be.

Favorite teams:

  • Far and wide: Manchester United
  • Hometown teams: Manchester United

Contact:

drsmith@hotmail.com