UWS Sport Coaching graduate, Eric Horsburgh is achieving his dreams, undertaking a top soccer coaching job in Canada.
Eric, 23, who studied at the University’s Hamilton Campus and lived in West Lothian before moving to Canada, took up the post of Head Coach of the Northwest Academy Centres for the Vancouver Whitecaps FC in June last year.
The Vancouver Whitecaps FC’s soccer academy expanded to the Northwest just last spring, opening an academy in Terrace and Prince Rupert for soccer players ages 8-18. Prior to being appointed Head Coach Eric worked in Whitecaps’ Okanagan Prospects Academy in Kelowna.
Before moving to Canada in 2017, Eric volunteered as a coach at the Scottish Football Association and whilst at UWS, as part of his fourth year dissertation, worked as a football analyst for Motherwell FC’s U17 academy team.