East Wake Soccer Association: PremierUK Coaching Affliation/Staff

Wednesday, August 10
Premier UK Soccer Coaching Affliation

Premier UK Soccer

  EWSA are proud to utilize Premier UK Soccer as professional trainers/coaches to the club

"Premier UK Soccer's main goal is to provide qualified,affordable, top level professional coaching to the youth soccer player of the United States. Priding themselves on the development of the player from all angles of the game, and will not rest until we accomplish this".

Premier UK Soccer has been involved with EWSA for the past 4 years and developed a great relationship for the betterment of all members involved. It now provides professional training for teams with EWSA, Head Coach positions to EWSA teams, coaching clinics and a source of knowledge to develop the league. In addition, Premier UK now professionally guide the EWSA Youth Academy to develop future EWSA players.

For Further information or contact information visit : www.premieruksoccer.co.uk

Premier UK Coaching Staff
East Wake Soccer Association
Premier UK Coaching Staff
EWSA Director of Coaching– Nathan Bird

Email: nbird.premieruk@gmail.com

Cell: 919-525-4169

Nathan began employment with Premier UK Soccer August 2009 and began the role of Club Trainer to East Wake Soccer Association and Mebane Youth Soccer Association.

A native from Nantwich, England, Nathan grew up playing for Port Vale F.C and captained Stone Dominoes F. C. At the young age of 18, he moved across to the United States for a Men’s Soccer Scholarship for Lees-McRae College. He was part of the most winning team in the College’s history, winning the Conference Carolina Title and the Conference Carolina Tournament Title three times. He also appeared in the NCAA National Championship three years in a row reaching the Elite 8. He received a B.S. Honors Degree in Sport & Fitness Management and Minor Degree in Business becoming a four year Academic Honor Role student and the 2009 Sport Management student for his Graduating Class. During an extensive playing experience, Nathan travelled across to Colorado to play with the Colorado Rapids in the Mountains of Boulder, CO in the Professional Development League.

Nathan currently holds his FA Coaching Badges, NSCAA National Diploma, NSCAA Director of Coaching Diploma, USSF National Youth License, UEFA B License, NSCAA Level 1 & 2 Goal Keeper Certified, LMA Certificate in ‘Creating a Culture of Excellance’,American Red-Cross CPR/AED Certified, Football Association Child Protection Certified.

Nathan is currently the Director of Coaching for East Wake Soccer Association. Additionally he is the Head Coach for the EWSA U13 Lady Hammers’, EWSA U14 Lady HAmmers and the EWSA U13 Hammers alongside being the Youth Academy Director for EWSA> He also holds several contacts for college opportunies in the United States and involved in the Olympic Development Program for NC.

Adam Tipper-Professional Coach


Born and bread out of Birmingham England, Adam has been involved with soccer all his life. Whilst playing for Sutton Coldfield College Academy he gained his FA level 1 & 2 by the age of 16. Upon completion of College, he went to The University of Derby to study a degree in Sports Coaching. Alongside this, he coached for Derby County F.C gaining valuable experience. On completion of his studies he became a scout for Wolverhampton wanders F.C and was manger of the Community Fusion Program, which became a development centre for the Wolves developmental players, in addition to setting up his own goalkeeping school. Adam brings great experience after running and assessing qaulifactions for Premier Skills, where he mentors and improves coaches in the local areas. He has already had two stints out in America working in New Jersey and Atlantic City.

Adam brings former professional playing experience from Buxton F.C, Sutton United F.C and Saltley Stallions F.C, along with the Sports Coaching Degree, FA Qualifications, Goalkeeping Qualification and completion of the A1 Assessors Licence.

Robert Hill-Academy Coach/ Professional Head Coach


Robbie began employment In January 2012 with Premier UK Soccer Coaching.

Robbie is a native of Middlesbrough, England. In England Robbie played for Professional Academies such as Middlesbrough, Darlington and Bradford. As well as playing at the semi- pro level for Marske FC. At the age of 18 Robbie moved to the United States for a soccer scholarship with Carson Newman College. During his time at College he won the South Atlantic Conference three times, as well as appearing in the NCAA Division II tournament in 2 of those years. In 4 years of college soccer, Robbie received four 1st team all conference awards. Three 1st team all region awards as well as one 2nd team and 2 National 2nd team Daktronics awards. He also holds the record for most goals and points in Carson Newman history. He graduated December of 2012 with a B.A in General Psychology. During the past three summers in the
United States Robbie has also played semi-pro in the NPSL playing for Chattanooga FC and Knoxville Force.

Robbie helped coach Carson Newman last year to second in the conference before deciding to bring his experience and coaching to Premier UK. Robbie holds a FA level 1 coaching qualification as well as American Red-Cross CPR/AED Certified, Football Association Child Protection Certified. He also holds several contacts for college opportunies in the United States.

Robbie will serve as the Head Coach for the U12 EWSA Dynamite and Head Coach for the EWSA Youth Academy Program in the Spring, 2013.