CAPITAL AREA RAILHAWKS DEVELOPMENT ACADEMY

Richard Huxford

Richard Huxford

Academy Director of Athletic Performance

CASL Peak Performance Director

Player Development – Ultra5soccer.com

Coaching Experience:

  • Youth, Professional, Collegiate, ODP, / YNT, Scouting Networks

Green Hope High School Coach (2012)

Strength & Conditioning Coach / Assistant Coach – Carolina RailHawks (09)

Sports Science Coordinator – Scottish Institute of Sport (05 to 08). Soccer specific work included - Speed development project at Rangers F.C., Athletic assessment & development projects with Dundee United & Ross County F.C.

M.Sc Research Project – Case study in relation to youth development and the coaching philosophies at Manchester United and Crewe Alexandra Football Clubs.

Playing Experience:

Partick Thistle Football Club (2003) – Scottish First Division

Dunfermline Athletic F.C.  (1998 to 2001) – Scottish Premier League

Burnley F.C. (1997 to 1998) – English Championship

Bradord City F.C. (1994 to 1997) – English Division 1 & Championship

Millwall F.C. (1992 to 1994) – English Championship

Barnet F.C. (1990 to 1992) – English Division 2 & Division 1)

Kettering Town F.C. (1988 to 1990) – English Division 4

Two promotions, a playoff win at Wembley Stadium in front of 68,000 people to secure promotion to English Championship & promotion to Division 1.

U.E.F.A. ‘A’ License

U.E.F.A. ‘B’ License

M.Sc. – Performance Coaching (University of Edinburgh)

B.Sc.  – Sport & Exercise Sciences

Certificate of Education – Sports Leadership & Intercultural Studies

British Athletic Weight Lifting Accreditation (B.A.W.L.A)

British Association of Sport & Exercise Sciences Accreditation (B.A.S.E.S)

English Football Association – Fitness Trainers Award

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