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The Management

Penicuik Athletic
Established 1888
For   the   last   15   years   I   have   coached   goalkeepers   at   Youth,   EOS   &   Junior   levels.   Managing   to   win   various   Youth League   titles   and   cups,   including   the   U19   Scottish   Cup   however      in   2011the   opportunity   arose   and   I   moved   up   to the Junior grade and in 2013/14 won the South Division title.  Following   that   success   & After   10   years’   service   I   moved   from   Edinburgh   United      to   Haddington Athletic   to   become their   first   ever   Junior   team’s   goalkeeping      coach,      in   2014/15   I   was   part   of   the   successful      coaching   team      who   won the   South   Division   (again),   last   season   was   spent   pushing   for   promotion   from   the   Premier   League,      during   my   time at   Haddington   I   created   a   youth   goalkeeping   development   programme   for   the   club   to   follow,   In   my   playing   days   I kept goal for several amateur outfits in the capital, reaching the heady heights of playing for the select squad.
We   are   delighted   to   announce   the   appointment   of   Tony   Begg   as   our   new   Manager.   Tony   is   a   highly   qualified coach   and   is   Club   Development   Manager   at   Scottish   Football   Association,   UEFA   Elite   Youth   A   License   UEFA   B license   SFA   Advanced   childrens   license.   He   is   also   SFA   2020   coach   and   previously   Academy   Coach   with   both Hibernian FC and Motherwell FC. Welcome to Penicuik Athletic.
Scott   Mckenzie   or   Murf   as   he   is   known   is   a   Penicuik   local   who   joins   us   after   leaving   Hawick   royal Albert      last   year   were   he was   part   of   a   successful   management   team   who   guided   the   royalists   to   the   lowland      league   and   3rd   round   of   the   William   hill Scottish cup. Murf is said to be a promising up and coming coach  and delighted to be at his home town club.
David Lees Coach
Kimberley Yeak Physio
Scott MacKenzie coach
John Menzies goal keeper coach
Tony Begg Manager
Dave   Lees,   formerly   manager   at   Dunbar   United   between   2008   and   2014   and   briefly   a   player   for   Haddington   Athletic   at Millfield   back   in   the   1981/82   season.   Dave   brings   with   him   a   wealth   of   coaching   experience   in   East   Lothian,   having   first coached   as   long   ago   as   the   late   1970s   with   Belhaven   Boys   Club.   David   Lees:      Coaching   Qualifications:   SFA   B-   Licence,     SFA   A   -   Introductory   Certificate,      SFA   Children’s   Licence,      SFA   Youth   Award:   Senior   Coaching:      Haddington   Athletic   - Coach   2015/2016,      Dunbar   United   -   Manager   2009-   2014,      Tranent   Juniors   -   Coach/Manager   2009:   Youth   Coaching:     Dunbar   United   Colts   1996-2010   (U8   -U19’s   including   Soccer   School),   SFA   Coach   Educator      2004   -2008   (Responsible   for delivery of SFA level 1 Development and Early Touches courses to clubs coaches in East Lothian, Edinburgh and Borders
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