Eden Prairie, MN (August 18, 2010) – The Eden Prairie Soccer Club (EPSC) named Peter Reid as the organization’s Director of Coaching and Player Development.
“The Eden Prairie Soccer Club is fortunate to have secured the services of Peter Reid as our Director of Coaching,” said Joe Young, EPSC President. Peter is an outstanding coach and trainer, with a proven record of developing accomplished soccer players. We look forward to Peter’s vision, enthusiasm and leadership in helping us continue to build our fine program.”
Reid has been with the EPSC for over three years, initially hired as the coach of a boys U13 team. Under Reid’s guidance, the team achieved Premier status. Following the July 2009 departure of Wayne Harrison, the former Director of Coaching at EPSC, Reid was named Boys Technical Director, overseeing the boys’ program for the Club. In early 2010, Reid was named interim Director of Coaching.
Originally from Liverpool, England, Reid enjoyed success as a youth player, with his high school team winning the prestigious Liverpool Echo Cup in back-to-back seasons. His professional career included invitations and trials with Manchester City and Tranmere Rovers.
Reid is passionate about soccer, and believes in developing players in a low-pressure environment where players gain confidence on the ball and are not afraid to express themselves on the field. Reid has coached top level teams in the Minneapolis metropolitan area for the last ten years.
Reid lives in Richfield, MN with his wife, Trish, and three children.
For more information on the Eden Prairie Soccer Club, please visit www.epsoccerclub.com.