Fairhope Soccer Club Director of Coaching

Fairhope Soccer Club Director of Coaching

Nick Cooper  is currently Fairhope Soccer Club Director of Coaching. Nick continues to be Co-Director of the Gulf Coast Rangers and had a successful year with his U15 Girls team winning DII State Cup. Nick has been a very loyal coach to our club for many years now. He's originally from Guildford, England. 
PLAYING HISTORY: Onslow, Astolat Athletic; Guildford County High School - County Champions 4 years running

COACHING HISTORY: 9+ years Youth Club/High School/MS, 3 years DOC Of Fairhope Soccer Club, 2 years DOC Of Gulf Coast Rangers, Currently coaching 06 Boys Blue with Academy and 01 girls GCR

COACHING LICENSE: USSF ‘F’ ‘E’ ‘D’ Licenses, FA Youth license, NSCAA National Diploma

CONTACT INFORMATION: docfsc@gmail.com or 251-776-0196


Fairhope Soccer Club Academy Development Director

Fairhope Soccer Club Footies/Development Director

Josh Montgomery oversees our FSL Footies Program which started Spring 2016.  The Footies program is an advanced training environment for recreational players who seek a more competitive training level at the U7 and U8 Age groups.  Our Footies program also acts as a talent identification structure by which players are recommended to seek evaluation at the Academy level and beyond.  Josh is also the Head of Upper School at Bayside Academy.  He was the Head of the Women's soccer program at Bayside for 8 years before moving into his new role.

PLAYING HISTORY: Former Club player with Capitol City Streaks of Montgomery, Vestavia Steamers Soccer Club, Participant in Alabama Olympic Development Program, 4 year letterman and Captain at Kenyon College, International Experience as a youth in Trinidad and Tobago and against German U-18 National Team, PDL Experience in Wyoming and Jackson, MS 2002-2004  All-State high School player at The Montgomery Academy, former Single Season Assist leader for AHSAA, Represented South All-Stars in Inaugural AHSAA All-Star Soccer Game in 1998 

COACHING LICENCES: USSF National “C” license, USSF “Y” License

COACHING HISTORY:  Fairhope Soccer Club Academy Development Director 2016-2018 , Head of Bayside Academy Women's Program 2008-present, Alabama ODP coach, Mississippi ODP Coach, Region III ODP staff coach, Academy Staff Coach, Gulf Coast Rangers Staff Coach, Mobile Bay FC Staff coach, Chicago Fire Juniors of Mississippi Staff Coach

OTHER: Head of Upper School at Bayside Academy, Lives in Fairhope with wife Meredith and sons Mays and Thatcher       

CONTACT INFORMATION: fscacademydevelopment@gmail.com