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Andy Bairner

abairner@sjebrush.org

Andy is a native of Dundee Scotland, and has been playing soccer for over 25 years. Andy was a 4 year starter at the University of Abertay in Dundee, where he completed a Bachelors of Science degree in Sports Health and Exercise. Andy has been coaching soccer in the USA since 2006. Andy has gained lots of knowledge in soccer during spells with the New York Red Bulls, UK Elite and most recently Mount Laurel United. During his tenor at Mount Laurel Utd, Andy has experience coaching several high level girls teams. These teams have competed in US Club Regional Championship, EDP and several College Showcase Tournaments. For the last 5 years, Andy has been Head of Youth Development for the U4-U8 programs. Before moving to the States, Andy was part of the development staff with his beloved home town team, Dundee Football Club for 2 years. During his time there he helped develop players aged from 4 to 12. Andy is still a huge supporter of Dundee FC and follows them every game day.. 

Andy lives in Merchantville with his wife Elizabeth and two children. Andy's daughter Lily currently plays with the 2012 SJEB Girls Academy.

Coaching Certifications:

 

  • USSF National Youth License 
  • USSF National C License
  • United Soccer Coaches - Director of Coaching Diploma
  • United Soccer Coaches - Coach Developer Diploma
  • NSCAA - GK National Diploma
  • Scottish FA Level 3- Coaching in the game
  • US Futsal Diploma