Calum Elliot

UEFA B Licensed Coach & Former Pro Player

  • Date Joined: 2nd January 2017
Calum is a former professional football player who is now working to excel as a forward thinking coach and manager by applying extensive experience in the game as a player at an elite level both domestically and in Europe to build a successful team on and off the field.

Possessing a strong skill set developed through the management of Edinburgh United FC as well as coaching within Heart of Midlothian FC’s highly regarded academy, Calum has demonstrated a consistent ability to engage with players and improve their performance while also implementing effective match strategies, motivating and supporting staff, and maintaining a positive club environment.

Calum is a driven young coach and clear point of leadership who is keen to explore new challenges in the game that provide the opportunity to have a visible impact on player development, team success and a club or organisation’s objectives.
Calum Elliot


  • UEFA: B Licence

    B Licence

Career History

  • Islington Rangers SC

    Islington Rangers SC
    Technical Director
    2017 – 2017

  • Edinburgh United FC

    Edinburgh United FC
    Head Coach / Manager
    2015 – 2016

  • Heart of Midlothian FC

    Heart of Midlothian FC
    U13 Coach
    2015 – 2016

  • Raith Rovers FC

    Raith Rovers FC
    2013 – 2015
    Appearances: 54 · Goals: 11

  • Alloa Athletic FC

    Alloa Athletic FC
    2013 – 2013
    Appearances: 14 · Goals: 4

  • FK Žalgiris

    FK Žalgiris
    2012 – 2013
    Appearances: 37 · Goals: 17

  • Dundee FC

    Dundee FC
    Player (Loan)
    2011 – 2012
    Appearances: 6

  • Heart of Midlothian FC

    Heart of Midlothian FC
    2004 – 2012
    Appearances: 124 · Goals: 16

  • Livingston FC

    Livingston FC
    Player (Loan)
    2008 – 2009
    Appearances: 14 · Goals: 11

  • Motherwell FC

    Motherwell FC
    2006 – 2007
    Appearances: 17 · Goals: 2

Key Achievements

  • Promoted eight U17 players into the Edinburgh United first team squad during 2015/16 to drive the club’s long term development, with four of those players going on to become regular members of the first team
  • Generated significant funds for Edinburgh United through the development and sale of four players that enabled the club to run for a further two years
  • Led Edinburgh United to the last 16 of the Scottish junior cup for the first time in their history before departing in Dec 2016
  • Regularly defeated higher tier clubs in cup competitions with Edinburgh United
  • Won the 2013/14 Scottish Challenge Cup with Raith Rovers, playing in the final against favourites Rangers at Easter Road
  • Won the 2011/12 Lithuanian Football Cup with FK Žalgiris
  • Won the 2005/06 Scottish Cup with Hearts
  • Won promotion to the Scottish Championship with Alloa in 2012/13 with a second place finish
  • Named the Scottish Premiership Young Player of the Month in Dec 2005, Sep 2008 and Apr 2009
  • Competed in the UEFA Europa League for both FK Žalgiris (2012/13) and Hearts (2007/08)
  • Played in a UEFA Champions League qualifying match for Hearts in 2006/07
  • Part of Scotland squads for the 2006 UEFA U19 European Championships and the 2007 FIFA World Cup, helping Scotland reach the final of the U19 Championships for the first team since 1982 against Spain

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