Head Coach Iain Manson enters his third year leading the men’s soccer program at Johnson State College. In 2014 the Badgers finished with a NAC record 3-6 in a rebuilding year, hungry for improvement in their upcoming season.
Manson is also the General Manager at Global Premier Soccer Vermont, where he helps with brand awareness, business strategy and community outreach. Manson has coached throughout New England in State Leagues, NEP, USL SYL and USYSA Championships at Club, HS and Collegiate level and also coached with Vermont Olympic Development Program (ODP) in Region I.
Iain currently holds a USSF License, NSCAA National Youth Diploma, NSCAA Advanced National, NSCAA Goalkeeping Level 2 and Scottish Football Association Level 3 License.
Prior to joining GPS Vermont, Manson was the Academy Director and Head Coach at GPS Maine and coach at GPS Massachusetts.
About his move to Johnson State, Manson said that he “looks forward to helping his team reach its full potential,” adding, “the upperclassmen’s leadership on the field will be crucial to creating a forward momentum for Johnson men’s soccer.” Iain is committed to coaching within the JSC philosophy, maintaining his commitment to quality and professionalism to help develop the student athletes on and off the field at JSC.