Bryan Cunningham


Dany O'Rourke


Scott Hancock


Adao Luis Manuel



The GYSC Board of Directors is excited to announce that we have hired Bryan Cunningham, current head coach of Men’s Soccer at Mount St. Mary’s University, to be the new GYSC Technical Director.  Bryan also brings along with him his assistant coach, Dany O’Rourke, to be the head of our club’s coaching and training.  Bryan and Dany bring a wealth of knowledge and over 30 years of combined experience of coaching at all levels, including youth soccer. Together they will guide us into a positive future and will revamp our entire training curriculum to align with an age-appropriate developmental program that will allow our players to progress through GYSC from ages U5 – U19. 


Bryan Cunningham: 

Dany O’Rourke: 

Scott Hancock

 Coaching Licenses:


NSCAA (now United Soccer Coaches)

Junior & Advanced Junior license

Goalkeeping Level I and Level II


NSCAA/USC National and Advanced National licenses

Coerver Coaching clinic certificate

 In addition, I’ve attended the USC national convention 

Gettysburg High School Boys Coach

Adao Luis Manuel


Playing Experience:  

2005 – 2016: I joined Manchester City Youth Academy in  2005 progressing through the academy system up until  2016. Throughout my 11-year spell at the youth academy I had  the chance to represent England National team at the under 15  and 16 level, where I was listed in squad 6 times and managed  to rack up 4 appearances. 

2015 – 2016: Represented England National team and was  involved in high caliber matches against the USA, Japan  U18s and Saudi Arabia.


2016 – 2018: Joined Crewe Alexandra on a  scholarship, where I was involved with the first team. 

2019 – 2019: Played in Sweden, I played in the second  division for IFK Mora.  


• 2 international tournaments (Elite Neon cup and Mi cup) • 2 Premier league tournaments



• The FA level 2 in coaching  

• level 3 Diploma and level 3 NVQ Diploma


2013 – 2016, St Bedes College, which is affiliated with  Manchester City Football Club  

2016 – 2018, Attended Reaseheath College where I attained a level 3 Diploma and level 3 NVQ Diploma in achieving  excellence in sports performance and in sport (performance  and excellence) 

Work Experience:  

2018 – 2020 Primary School Ltd.

My  job involved going to different schools around Manchester and  teach children aged between 5 to 10 years basic and  advanced skills in sports such as football, cricket, tennis, and  some other sports.