ANDY BRANTON

Branton, a native of East Yorkshire, England, began his coaching career at the age of 17 by earning his FA Level One Coaching Certificate (English Football Association) in the summer of 2001.  From there he went on to coach in the Northern Premier League, as well as with the Leeds United AFC’s youth development center and Academy, and the East Yorkshire Girls Football Association.  While coaching, he went on to earn a degree in Sports Management from Leeds Metropolitan University.  

COACHING EXPERIENCE

  • Aztec Soccer Club - Boys Director
  • UMass Boston, Men's Assistant Head Coach

In 2016, Andrew was a part of a coaching staff that led the Beacons to their first trip to the NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 and guided the Beacons into the top five of the National Rankings for the first time in program history. He assisted the head-coach and long-time friend Jake Beverlin in coaching the program to three straight Little East Conference (LEC) Tournament Titles and two regular season titles.
 
COACHING QUALIFICATIONS

  • FA Level Two Coaching License
  • UEFA B Coaching License
  • FA Premier League Talent Identification qualification through Leeds United AFC
  • NSCAA Advanced National Diploma in 2014
  • NSCAA Premier Diploma in 2015
  • Worked on the NSCAA staff education team

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