Paul Weir

Head Youth Football Coach

  • Date Joined: 1st March 2021
-I am a highly driven, enthusiastic individual who is effective at implementing successful strategies within the working environment as an individual or in a team to meet goals and objectives.

-I am organized and disciplined and my drive to succeed and learn as a coach is really important to me and my constant willingness to learn from other coaches and coaching courses can only improve me to be a better coach and good role model to my players.

-Experienced individual who has worked in Scotland and USA with both boys and girls premier programs, both full time and part time, averaging 12-15 hours coaching per week.

-I have good communication skills, capable of working in a team environment, organized on and off the field, planning and also have experience in video analysis.

-I was part of building a new premier club organization in New York, which gave me a lot of responsibility both with administrative role and player development.

- I am very open minded with a desire to succeed and gain as much experience and knowledge as possible, which I will continue to do with my coach education.

Paul Weir

Qualifications/Accreditation

  • United Soccer Coaches : Director of Coaching Diploma

    United Soccer Coaches
    Director of Coaching Diploma
    2021

  • Scottish Football Association: Physical Preparation (Children)

    Scottish Football Association
    Physical Preparation (Children)
    2021

  • Scottish Football Association: Children’s Coaching License

    Scottish Football Association
    Children’s Coaching License
    2021

  • Scottish Football Association: Managing Children’s Wellbeing

    Scottish Football Association
    Managing Children’s Wellbeing
    2021

  • Scottish Football Association: Mental Health in Scottish Football

    Scottish Football Association
    Mental Health in Scottish Football
    2021

  • USSF: Grassroots D Licence Instructor

    USSF
    Grassroots D Licence Instructor
    2021

  • UEFA: C Certificate Youth & Senior

    UEFA
    C Certificate Youth & Senior
    2021

  • : Soccer Analyst Level 1: Game Analysis


    Soccer Analyst Level 1: Game Analysis
    2020

  • Coerver Coaching: Youth Diploma

    Coerver Coaching
    Youth Diploma
    2020

  • Scottish Football Association: Physical Preparation (Youth/Adult)

    Scottish Football Association
    Physical Preparation (Youth/Adult)
    2020

  • Scottish Football Association:  Scouting Licence

    Scottish Football Association
    Scouting Licence
    2015

  • Scottish Football Association: Youth Pathway Level 1.3

    Scottish Football Association
    Youth Pathway Level 1.3
    2015

  • Scottish Football Association: Futsal Award

    Scottish Football Association
    Futsal Award
    2015

Career History

  • Hibernian Ladies FC

    Hibernian Ladies FC
    Academy Coach
    2021 – Present

  • Boroughmuir Thistle Ladies FC

    Boroughmuir Thistle Ladies FC
    Academy Coach
    2021 – Present

  • North Star Premier Soccer

    North Star Premier Soccer
    Head of Youth Development / Head Youth Coach
    2019 – 2021

  • Global Premier Soccer

    Global Premier Soccer
    Director of Coaching Girls / Youth Coach
    2016 – 2019

  • Edinburgh City FC

    Edinburgh City FC
    Youth Coach
    2013 – 2015

Key Achievements

  • Helped to start / build a new premier club program in New York.
  • Coached in final 4 New York State Cup
  • Coached players to the level to become college NCAA players.
  • Coached players at GPS New York who went to residential training with Bayern Munich FC Youth Academy

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