The Author – Trevor McMullan

Trevor McMullan is a former professional soccer player. Throughout his 20-year career, he played over 750 games in Northern Ireland and represented the Irish League on nine occasions, including a two-week tour of the USA in 1989.

He also participated in the testimonial game of Northern Ireland’s most capped player, Pat Jennings, and represented Northern Ireland as a junior international footballer.

Trevor gained his first coaching qualification with the Irish Football Association at the age of 19. He continued to work his way up the coaching ladder, obtaining a Pro Licence in 2007 from the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA), the governing body of European football.

While studying at the University of Ulster, Coleraine, graduating with a B.A. in History, he captained the University football team and was selected to represent Great Britain in the World University Games of 1987. He also captained the all-Ireland, Irish Universities’ football team.

More recently, he was club coach with Naas Athletic Football Club, for six years. Trevor has extensive coaching knowledge working with soccer players of all ages. Additionally, he has supported many coaches, helping them to gain or upgrade their coaching qualifications.

Read article by the Irish Football Association.