Iain Manson enters his second year as head men’s soccer coach at Johnson State College. Manson and the Badgers ended a rebuilding year last year hungry for improvement.
Manson is also the General Manager at Global Premier Soccer Vermont, where he helps with brand awareness, business strategy and community outreach. On the field, Manson has coached throughout New England in NEP, State Leagues, USL SYL and USYS Region1 Championships at boys and girls, Club, High School and College programs. Manson is a Head coach with Nordic Soccer Club having coached 2013 U13 Girls VT State Champions, 2014 U14 and U16 Girls State Champions and Vermont ODP ’99/00 Boys Coach this season.
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.