Oldham Soccer Club

Simon Bird - Director of Coaching

Simon Bird

Oldham Soccer Club Director of Coaching

Head Coach: '01 Boys & '00 Boys

Birthplace: Lincoln, England

email: thoroughbredsdoc@yahoo.com

Coaching Experience:


  • USSF “A” License
  • OSC Director of Coaching (2013-Present)
  • Assistant Coach with St.Catharine College Men's Soccer Program (2013-Present)
  • TSC Director of Coaching (2011-2013)
  • Assistant Coach with University of Louisville Men’s Soccer Program (2009 - 2012)
  • Part of 2010 and 2011 Big East Coaching Staff of the Year for the University of Louisville Men's Soccer
  • 2011 State Cup Champions with '98 Girls Blue Team & 2015 State Cup Champions with '01 Boys Team

Player Experience:


  • Louisville Lightning in PASL (2009-2012)
  • North Ferriby United in Unibond Premier Division (England) (2009)
  • Gainsborough Trinity in Blue Square Conference North - scoring over 40 goals (2004-2009)
  • University of Louisville Men’s Soccer - Ranked #3 in career goals (3 years) / Led scoring in all 3 years for UofL (2001-2004)
  • Conference USA Player of the Year (2003)
  • Named in Great Lakes Regional All First Team (2003)
  • Named in All Conference - USA First Team (2003)
  • Named in All Conference - USA Second Team (2002)
  • Named in All Conference - USA Third Team (2001)
  • Lincoln United in Unibond Division One (1991-2001)
  • Bolton Wanderers and Grimsby Town (1999 - 2001)
  • Nottingham Forest, Mansfield Town and Lincoln City (1995-1999)