(October 12, 2018) Kingston United Soccer Club is pleased to announce the hiring of Liam Hughes as our Technical Director. Liam brings with him a wealth of knowledge and experience, most recently working with Ottawa South United (OSU) OPDL teams and delivering programs in their club’s Centre of Excellence. Prior to that, Liam spent three seasons with Manchester City Football Club where he worked in their world renowned academy with their female and male players.
In addition to his commitment to player development, Liam also spent 5 years working as a Coach Educator for various Sports Education Providers including the English Football Association. Liam looks forward to working with our KU coaches and being an active mentor throughout their future development.
Liam is a UEFA B Licensed Coach and is currently working to complete his UEFA A License. We are extremely excited for Liam to share his experience from OSU and Manchester City with our club players and coaches as he begins work with our programs at the end of the month.
The club would also like to take this opportunity to thank Ryan Gardner for his professionalism and commitment as acting Club Head Coach while this recruitment was being conducted. Ryan will continue to work with many of our fall and winter programs.