COACHING DIRECTORS

DIRECTOR OF COACHING

DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS

John Greaves
 Hometown:
Denaby Main South Yorkshire, England
Employee
Director of Coaching
Coaching Qualifications:
  • UEFA B License
    ENGLISH FA Preliminary Coaching License
    Levels 1,2,3
  • NSCAA Director of Coaching  Diploma
    NSCAA
  • Goalkeeper Diploma
  • 15 Years director of coaching at YMS
YMS Teams/Programs:
Director of Coaching Yardley Makefield Soccer Club - 2003 To present

  • Xplosion Girls  National  Champions 2017
  • Head Coach YMS Premier Pressure 97’
  • Head Coach YMS Xplosion girls 98’
  • Head Coach YMS Xplosion boys 92’
  • USYSA National championships (2008/2009/2010.
  • USYSA Region 1 Semi Finalist(2006)
  • EPYSA State Cup Champions,(2005,2009,2010)
  • EPYSA Finalists(2003,2004,2006,2008)
  • Region 1 Premier League Champions (2006,2009,2010)
  • Region 1 Premier Finalist(2008)
  • US CLUB Region Champions (2007)
  • Region 1 Champions (2012) Xplosion girls

 

  • College Player Development:
  • 16 players moved on to sign and play with college soccer programs in 2010 including 15 division 1 schools. Some of these highly ranked academic/soccer programs include Stanford, Georgetown, Dartmouth. Lehigh, Villanova, Penn, Penn State, ST. Joseph's, Villanova, Louisville, Syracuse, Mt. St. Mary's, Delaware, Carnegie Mellon, West Virginia, Hofstra, Mercer C.C.

Atlantic Soccer League Winners
Colonial League Winners

Head Coach YMS Xplosion 98 GIRLS USYSA State Cup Winners 2010, 2012
Jefferson Cup Finalist 2011, 2013
AAcademy Cup Winners 2011

USYSA 1 Colonial League Champions2012

USYSA Region 1 Champions 2012

Additional Coaching Experience:
  • 1982 - 1987, Swinton boys youth team head coach.
  • 1987 /89 Sheffield United FC school of excellence u/13/14
  • 1989 / 97 Sheffield United FC coaching staff
  • 1998 /1999 Nottingham Forrest FC coaching staff
  • 2000/02 Barnsley FC coaching staff,
  • 2002 to present, YMS Director of Coaching
  • 2 national championships (boys /girls)
  • 3 national championships finalists,
  • 7 region 1 championships (boys /girls)
  • 3 national league championships,(boys/ girls)
  • 10 state championships,(boys/girls)
  • 2015 EPYSA competitive coach of the year
  • 2016 US Youth Soccer National youth coach of the year
  • 2016 US youth soccer Region1 youth coach of the year,
  • 2016 EPYSA travel coach of the year
Playing Experience:
30 + Years playing junior school, high school, youth club, senior club level in England.
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Hometown:
Greenock, Scotland
Employee
YMS Director of Operations
Coaching Qualifications:
  • USSF A License
  • NSCAA Premier Diploma  Distinguished Pass
  • NSCAA Advanced National Diploma  Distinguished Pass
  • NSCAA Director of Coaching Diploma
  • NSCAA GK Levels 1&2
  • CBF B License
  • COERVER Coaching Diploma
YMS Teams/Programs:
  • YMS Comets ’92 GIRLS
  • EPYSA State Champions 2008
  • NCAA College players at Rutgers, UCONN, Vermont, Rider, Saint Joseph's, LaGrange, Lehigh, PITT, Virginia Tech, Bloomsberg, Delaware State, West Chester University, Wesleyan, Stony Brook, University of Delaware
  • YMS Celtic ’95 Boys
  • EPYSA State Champions 2008
  • US CLUB Regional Champions 2007
  • YMS Wildcats ’97 Girls
  • EPYSA State Finalists 2013
  • Region 1 Colonial League Champions