Clint Greenwood  |  Owner & Founder

Personal

  • Born on August 30, 1968

  • Married To Wife Ann Greenwood of Cardiff, Wales G.B.

  • 2 Sons Scott & Evan Greenwood

  • Dual Citizenship United Kingdom & U.S.A.

  • Been a Professional Player and Coach Since 1986

  • Member of PFA From 1988-1991

  • Professional Technical Consultant  F.A.W. (1995-1998)

Coaching and Soccer Training Education 

  • (1991 - Present:) Current President and Founder, Clint Greenwood Soccer Academy 

  • Founder of the Greenwood Method "World Wide Soccer Education"

  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach "Level 1 & Instructor "

  • (1991- Present:) Current Technical Director C.G.S.A.  

  • (2004-2009:) Staff Director - One Soccer Schools 

  • (Current:) Coaching Badge Football Association Wales (F.A.W.) Preliminary Badge & Intermediate "UEFA Pro B License"

  • (Current:) Certified Coaching License - U.S.S.F. National B  Coaching License  # B - 16414

  • (1998 - Present)  N.S.C.A.A.  Advance Diploma ​

Coaching Experience Part II

  • (1991)  -  Head Varsity Coach Boys,  Arcadia High School  (Record 17-2-1)

  • (1992-94)  -  Head Varsity Coach Girls, South Pasadena High School (Coach of The Year Rio Hondo League)

  • (1992-1995)  -  Technical Trainer,  (Alta Loma Arsenal Football Club) 

  • (1994)  -  Head Coach and Club Technical Trainer -  (Cal Heat Soccer Club) 

  • (1993-96)  -  Technical Training Instructor, (Cardiff City Football Club U-18's , Reserve Team, 1st Team)

  • (1996-2005)  - Director of Coaching -  "S.A.S.C"   

  • (2005)  - Academy Director - "So Cal United Soccer Club"   

  • (2005 - 2006)  - Technical Skill Trainer -  (Slammers F.C.)

  • (2006-2010)  - Director of Coaching,  (Santa Clarita United Soccer Club  1 US Soccer National Championship)

  • (1997,98,2006)  -  Head Coach, Technical Adviser, and Trainer - Olympic Development Program ​(O.D.P) 

  • (2017 - 2019)  Technical Skills Trainer  -  "Ventura Football Club"

>   TECHNICAL DIRECTOR

A Word From The Director...

"I have been blessed with abundant favor. I played Soccer, because I was talented at it, but more importantly I loved it. When I became a soccer player that made a difference is the same time I became a responsible child of God. I took what was given to me and without being scared of failure used it to frame my entire being. I have been a professional coach for 25 years, and I do it because I love it. Being a leader of men, women, boys, and girls I have to understand what that entails. Through my talent as a player, my personality, and heart I have had a wonderful time not only producing and winning trophies along the way to keep my competitive spirit alive, but to just affect lives positively. This means more to me than any goal I scored, or any championship trophy I won".

​"Coaching / training to me is an extension of your personality, and not always has to do with your character. I believe after personal experience, and knowledge I attained, that coaching is not who I am, but more the extension of who I chose to be.  I do know this about coaching, or training players, that coaches have to be flexible about their approach, and utilize their individual player's strengths to develop the team. The most important component of coaching is developing relationships that are built on trust, loyalty, belief, and most important love.  Without authentic education, you can't understand the fine, detailed, and technical skills needed to play at a high level. So because of my vast experience through first my father John Greenwood and then playing for well known coaches in Europe, I created not only a system that serves skill development well, but also an authentic approach to the history of Football."

"I was blessed enough to play for well known managers such as; Terry Yorath at Swansea, Alan Durban at Cardiff City, Harry Redknapp at Bournemouth, Ossie Ardiles at Swindon Town, Ian Bowyer at Hereford, Rildo Menezes at Valley Eagles, and Ron Newman at San Diego Sockers. All of them had one thing in common. They had PASSION."

Yours In Soccer,

Clint Greenwood

- Clint C. Greenwood

Owner & Founder, The Greenwood Method

Technical Director,

Clint Greenwood Soccer Academy LLC

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Coaching Awards |  Coaching Badges 

  • C.Y.S.A. South - Girls Coach of The Year | 1998 & 2007

  • C.Y.S.A. South - Program Director of The Year | 1999

  • Named Coach of The Year Rio Hondo League 1994

  • Awarded "Make a Difference Award" Mayor of Arcadia 2002

Professional Playing Background

  • (1985-86)   U.S.A. U-17 National Team Member

  • (1985:)  Youth Professional Cardiff City Football Club (Youth Training Scheme)

  • (1986:)   Professional Hollywood Kickers (W.P.S.L.) 

  • (1987:)   L.A. Autobahn (Greater Los Angeles League)

  • (1987:)  Professional (On Loan) Cardiff City F.C (English 3rd Division) 

  • (1987:)   Professional (On Loan) Swansea City F.C. (English 3rd Division) 

  • (1988:)  A.F.C. Cardiff (Welsh Premier) 1987-88 (1989:)  

  • (1988-89)  Professional - Sully F.C. (Welsh Premier League) 

  • (1989:)  (On Loan)  A.F.C Bournemouth (English 2nd Division) 

  • (1989:)  (On Loan)  Swindon Town (English 2nd Division) 

  • (1989-90:)  Professional Hereford United F.C. (English 4th Division) 

  • (Summer,1989:)  Pro Calgary Kickers/Strikers (C.S.L.)

  • (1991) Professional  San Diego Sockers (M.I.S.L.) 

  • (1993 - 1996 & 98)  L.A. Valley Eagles  (U.S.I.S.L.) 

* LA Valley Eagles "Pro" Later Called  LA Valley Heroes

** AFC Cardiff "Later Combined With Sully Called Inter Cardiff

Special Skills and Expertise:

 

  • People Development,

  • Recruitment,

  • Private Instruction, 

  • Marketing Strategy, 

  • Dynamic Demonstrator of World Class Skill,

  • Progressive Lesson Planner 

  • Facilitator 

  • Mediation,

  • Building Club Philosophy and Identity

  • Plyometric Instructor 

  • Tactical Breakdowns, and more…

  • Curriculum Creator

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