Ryan O’Neill

Teacher/Coach / First Team Goalkeeping Coach / First Team Player Manager

  • Date Joined: 25th October 2017
I am a highly ambitious & driven UEFA qualified Coach & Performance Analyst & I have cultivated an impressive portfolio of achievements & experience through my roles with Everton FC Women’s Academy, Liverpool FC International Academy & Bootle FC First Team.

I am a pro-active professional, who specialises in goalkeeping coaching & I possess a proven track record in player development. I am also proficient in designing coaching programmes to enhance players technical & tactical game understanding & intelligence.

As an analytical thinker I am adept in filming & editing match & training footage to aid analysis for management staff to enhance team & players performance & productivity. I can play key role within a multi-disciplined coaching team.
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Testimonials:

“Ryan is an innovative and highly organised coach with superb communication skills, he has a high level of tactical knowledge and understanding of football, especially from the perspective of a goalkeeper. He is a calm influence on all the goalkeepers here at Everton FC Ladies Academy and he displays a genuine and positive approach to building lasting relationships with his players.” - Thomas Walsh, Manager & U21 Head Coach, Everton FC Ladies Academy

“Ryan has an extensive background working with elite players and as a Goalkeeping Specialist he shows outstanding and in-depth knowledge on a wide range of techniques. He is an analytical thinker with a humble and authentic attitude to coaching and a self-reflective coach with great attention for detail, capable of designing and delivering an array of creative sessions.” - Neil Moore, Academy Goalkeeping Coach, Newport County AFC / Former Goalkeeping Coach, Everton FC Ladies Academy
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Performance & Match Analysis Software Expertise:

● Coach Paint ● Hudl Video & Analytics ● Wyscout Football Analysis
● Dartfish Live Performance Analysis ● Gamebreaker Plus Software ● LongoMatch Video Analysis Tool
● Nacsport Video Analysis ● ProZone Football Analysis ● SportsCode Elite Software

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Player Development:

I have contributed to the coaching & development of several Academy players progressing to the First Team environment including Cameron Grant at Bootle FC & gaining International honours with England, including Anna Pedersen U19’s & Faye Kirby U17’s.
Ryan O’Neill

Qualifications/Accreditation

  • UEFA: B Licence Coaching Goalkeepers

    UEFA
    B Licence Coaching Goalkeepers
    2021

  • UEFA: B Licence Coaching Futsal

    UEFA
    B Licence Coaching Futsal
    2021

  • UEFA: B Licence Coaching Football

    UEFA
    B Licence Coaching Football
    2020

  • University Campus of Football Business (UCFB): MSc (Hons) Football Coaching & Match Analysis

    University Campus of Football Business (UCFB)
    MSc (Hons) Football Coaching & Match Analysis
    2020

  • The Football Association: Level 1 & 2 Coaching Goalkeepers

    The Football Association
    Level 1 & 2 Coaching Goalkeepers
    2019

  • The Football Association: Level 1 & 2 Coaching Futsal

    The Football Association
    Level 1 & 2 Coaching Futsal
    2019

  • The Football Association: Level 1 & 2 Coaching Football

    The Football Association
    Level 1 & 2 Coaching Football
    2019

  • The Football Association: Youth Award

    The Football Association
    Youth Award
    2018

  • The Football Association: Youth Modules 1-3

    The Football Association
    Youth Modules 1-3
    2017

  • The Football Association: Level 1 Talent ID

    The Football Association
    Level 1 Talent ID
    2016

  • Liverpool Hope University: BA (Hons) Sport Studies & Physical Education

    Liverpool Hope University
    BA (Hons) Sport Studies & Physical Education
    2015

Career History

  • Bootle FC

    Bootle FC
    First Team Goalkeeping Coach
    2021 – Present

  • Everton FC

    Everton FC
    Head of Goalkeeping (Ladies Academy)
    2019 – 2021

  • Bradford City AFC

    Bradford City AFC
    First Team Match Analyst
    2019 – 2020

  • Bootle FC

    Bootle FC
    Reserve Team Assistant Manager
    2019 – 2020

  • Shenyang, Liaoning Province,  People’s Republic of China

    Shenyang, Liaoning Province, People’s Republic of China
    Football Development Project Leader
    2018 – 2018

  • Bootle FC

    Bootle FC
    U18’s Head Coach
    2017 – 2019

  • Liverpool FC International Academy

    Liverpool FC International Academy
    Coach - Nordborg, Sønderdborg Municipality, Denmark
    2017 – Present

  • Everton FC Free School  & Football College

    Everton FC Free School & Football College
    Teacher / Coach
    2017 – Present

  • Crewe Alexandra FC

    Crewe Alexandra FC
    Girls U16’s Assistant Coach
    2015 – 2016

  • Fazakerley Athletic FC

    Fazakerley Athletic FC
    First Team Player Manager
    2013 – Present

Key Achievements

  • Won LDSFL Team of the Year with Fazakerley Athletic FC
  • Won LBH Division 2 League Title with an 85% win ratio including 13 straight victories
  • Led Fazakerley Athletic FC to promotion to the LBH Division 1 as Division 2 champions
  • Won LDSFL Division 1 League Title with a 77% win ratio including 7 consecutive clean sheets
  • Led Fazakerley Athletic FC to promotion to the LDSFL Premier Division as Division 1 champions
  • Led Fazakerley Athletic FC to promotion to the LDSFL Division 1 as Division 2 runners-up, in first season in charge
  • Everton Ladies U-16’s progressed to the semi-final of the FA Youth Cup
  • Won the Everton FC Shield winning 5-0 in the final
  • Won North West U19’s National Football Youth League Title
  • Won EBD League Championship following invincible campaign
  • Won LCFA Youth Cup with Bootle FC U18’s, in first season in charge
  • Bootle FC U18’s were champions of the West Cheshire Youth Division League Championship
  • Bootle FC U18’s progressed to the 3rd round of the FA Youth Cup, the furthest they had reached in their history

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