GYSC PROFESSIONAL TRAINERS
Adao Luis Manuel
GYSC NEW TECHNICAL DIRECTOR:
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.
NSCAA (now United Soccer Coaches)
Junior & Advanced Junior license
Goalkeeping Level I and Level II
USSF D & C
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
5 years on ODP region 1 team
3x PA West state champion
2x regional champion with Northern Steel
U18 Next Gen Academy
Mount Mary’s 2018-present
JV soccer assistant for Butler High school 1yr. 2018
Alliance soccer club 3yrs. Assisted with u14 and 16 boys as well as goalkeeper sessions.
Rec Team Volunteer Supervisor in Frederick. 2018-2020
Birmingham City Football Club Academy 2014-2020 Stafford Rangers U23 2018-2019 Hungerford Town U23 2019-2020 Mount St Mary’s Men’s Soccer 2020- Present
Birmingham City Football Club Birmingham, UK Youth Goalkeeper Coach September 2018-January 2020
Multiple Weekly Sessions
• Communicated with players and parents
• Cooperated with other coaches to align coaching topic
• Presented coaching ideas and sessions to supervisor
Alliance Soccer Club
Rec Team Volunteer Supervisor September 2020-December 2020 Multiple Weekly Sessions
• Communicate with coaches and players to improve sessions
• Football Association (FA) Level 2 Coaching Badge
• UEFA-B Coaching Badge
25 years old
From Cork City, Ireland
Moved to the states in 2017 on a college soccer scholarship and pursue my bachelors.
2017 (Wayland Baptist University, NAIA)
- SAC conference champions
- Won a national championship
2018 (WVU Tech, NAIA)
- Made the River States Conference Final
2019 (WVU Tech, NAIA)
- Won River States Conference
- Made the second round of nationals
2020-2021 (West Liberty University)
- Graduate Assistant coach of the women’s team
- Head coach of the U14 boys FC Wheeling youth team
-Current Division 1 NCAA Player at Mount St. Mary’s University -Signed NISA Contract for 1904 FC In 2020
-DC United MLS Academy 2018-2020
-DC United First Team Training
-Currently training with Loudoun United (USL Championship) for the summer
-Varsity Assistant Coach at Sweetwater High School in San Diego, CA
Adao Luis Manuel
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)
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.