Executive Director of Select Soccer
Brian Monaghan who is originally from Liverpool, England has been involved at the professional and youth levels of the game in the United States since he arrived in Austin in 1985. He has never left South Texas and has been Director at several of the biggest youth clubs in the State.
As a coach at previous clubs he was involved in the early development of several current and former US National Team players. During his many years of club coaching he has helped in the placement of hundreds of players at schools all around the Country through a network of college coaches built up over 25 + years.
His previous club Teams have won many State and Regional titles along with winning two National Championships.
USSF ‘A ‘
National Youth License
Coaching Achievements & Experience
2006-17 General Manager/Director of Coaching - Classics Elite Soccer Academy (SA Scorpions USSF DA)
2005-06 Co-Director - TSC Texans/Challenge Soccer Club Houston
2001-2004 Director of Coaching - Houston Texans
2001 National Champions 2002 National Champions
2004 Final 4 National Championships
1999/2000-2001 Director - CC United Austin, TX
1999-1996 Director - Texas Heatwave Kingwood, TX
1994-1996 Director - Classics Soccer Club Houston
1988-1993 Asst. Director - Austin Capitals
1986-1988 Asst. Director - Austin Flyers
1985 Head Coach - Westlake, Austin
•1974 signed as a professional player at age 16 for Everton
•19-year career playing in England, Australia and USA
•As a player holds the record for the most goals scored in one USISL season
•Region III Head Coach 1989-2007, Taking ODP Region III Boys Teams all over Europe to compete against teams such as AC Milan, Real Madrid, Ajax, Manchester City, Ajax,Bayern Munich, Celtic amongst many others.
•Region III ODP ( 12 States ) Assistant Director 2004-2007
2004 Selected to coach U15 Boys NT on European Tour (Germany/Holland/Belgium)
•Invited to coach at several MLS player combines
•License instructor for STX and NSCAA