Former English Premier League and Championship Player having played over 350 Professional Games and scoring over 80 league goals.
England International U21 1989-90 (5 caps- 3 goals)
England B 1990 3 caps and selected for the England 1990 World Cup Team player pool.
Charlton Player of the Year 1989/90 and then bought by Sheffield Wednesdays Manager Ron Atkinson to for 1 million pound.
English Football League Cup Winner 1990/91 Sheffield Wednesday 1- Man Utd 0 Championship League Third Place Medal 1990-91 Sheffield Wednesday.
1992-93 sold by Sheffield Wednesday to Crystal Palace manager Steve Coppell in a player exchange deal with Mark Bright valued at 1 million pound.
Championship League Winners Medal Crystal Palace 1993-94.
Retired from professional football in 1998 due to injury having played alongside players like current England Head Coach Darren Southgate, David Beckham, Paul Gascoigne, Trevor Francis and Erick Cantona.
After retiring from professional football through injury I decided to share my extensive knowledge of Soccer having working closely with some of the games legendary players and coaches. Taking a position of player/coach at Canvey Island for two years. Successfully winning promotion and league cup winners medals in successive years. This provided me with the ideal platform to continue my coaching skills and career.
Since then I have helped developed and mentor many players of all ages to achieve a greater understanding and awareness of the game. By carefully planing structured sessions to emphasis specific coaching topics, working hard on technique, fitness levels and team play. Progressing my sessions from one on one and four v four into match like situations. Also by creating a fun learning environment helps to motivate and encourage players to express them selves to their full potential and accelerate learning.
It is a important function within my coaching programs ethos to communicate effectively with players and their parents as to the progress and continuous evaluation of their child to help reach goals and targets.
USSF National Adult, B Waiver, C, D, E & F Licenses.
NSCAA Director of Coaching Diploma, Goalkeeping Diploma, National Diploma, Level 2 Diploma, Professional Development HS coaching & FA Level 2 ward Diploma.
FIFA Preliminary Soccer certificate, FA Level 2 – football Coaching Qualification,CPR and First Aid
Canvey Island Player/Coach (1998-2000) English Semi Professional Team. Isthmian League Division One champions 1998–99, Essex Senior Cup Champions 1998/9 & 1999/2000.
Crystal Palace and Charlton Athletic Youth Academy Coach (2005-11)
Seacrest High School Head Coach (2013-19) District Champions 2018.
Florida Fire Juniors Head Coach BU14 (2013-17) FYSA State Cup Finalist and 2x Final Four. Atlanta Cup Showcase Champions, IMG Showcase Champions, 3x Dmitri Cup and the Disney Qualifier Champions.
Florida Fire Juniors Head Coach BU13 (2019-20) Dimitri & GUP Cup winners 2019-20.
Chicago Fire Elite Team Coach (2014 to 19) – BU15 Mayors Showcase Cup in Las Vegas Winner 2017-18. Vegas Cup GU14 winner 2019-2020.