Alabama Soccer Association

 

Emma Greenwood is the Assistant Technical Director for the Alabama Soccer Association. Emma oversees the ASA Youth Academy for 9U-11U, the Youth Development Program (YDP) , and assists Technical Director Kevin Laux with the Olympic Development Program (ODP) and Alabama Elite.

She began her soccer career growing up in Sheffield, England. Playing for Sheffield United Academy Center of Excellence and then on to the Doncaster Belles Ladies. Emma was recruited to play collegiate soccer at the University of Montevallo where she was a four year letterwinner and a member of the Falcons Academic Honor Roll.

Emma began her career in coaching through involvement in youth programs throughout the Birmingham area, working with boys and girls from ages 4-16. She was on staff at the University of Montevallo from 2015-2016, taking on all roles and responsibilities of an assistant coach. Emma then found her place as a youth coach at Homewood Soccer Club while acting as ASA's Elite Player Development Program Coordinator.

Emma's passion and commitment for coaching education is shown in her involvement in coaching courses and professional development, receiving both the Alabama Girls Recreational Coach of the Year as well as the Region 3 Girls Recreational Coach of the Year at the US Youth Soccer Workshop/NSCAA National Convention in 2017.

Emma holds the US USSF National "C" License as well as the USYS National Youth Coaching Certificate. She also possesses the NSCAA Goalkeeping Level 1 and 2 Diplomas aswell as all Grassroots Licenses (4v4, 7v7, 9v9 & 11v11).

Emma enjoys staying active and follows the Premier league while being an avid Sheffield Wednesday supporter. If you see Emma around, say hi!