Girls' Development Academy Staff

Seacoast United US Soccer Development Academy Coaching Staff
Iain Scott
U14 Development Academy Head Coach
Seacoast United Soccer Club Director of Coaching               

Biography: Iain comes to Seacoast United with an extensive coaching background. From 2000-2005, Iain coached with the Scottish First Division club Queen of the South, 3 of those years as head coach. After his years with QOS, he served as the Youth Academy Director for Gretna Football Club in the Scottish Premier League from 2006-2007, then moved on to become the Gretna FC First Team Assistant Manager ('07-'08). Most recently, Scott worked at the senior level in Player Coach Development and Pro Youth Performance with the Scottish Football Association and Scottish Premier League Academy Mentoring (2008-2010). Scott holds numerous coaching qualifications, including the UEFA A License, UEFA Level 5 Youth license, a diploma in Sport Psychology, and has received the Youth Directors Award, PSM Performance Sport Movement Award, and the Scottish FA Course Tutor Award. 

Ross Yeoman
U15 Development Academy Head Coach
Biography:  Ross, from Edinburgh, Scotland, started with Seacoast United in 2014. Before moving to NH, Ross had playing spells with Glasgow Rangers Football Club and Hearts of Midlothian Football Club both at Pro Youth level in Scotland. Ross then went onto achieve a Bachelor’s Degree in Sports and Exercise Science with Sports Coaching at Edinburgh University.  During his time at University, Ross achieved his SFA Coaching License level 1 & 2 in youth coaching and volunteered as Head Coach for his local High School for 3 years.

In the summer of 2012 & 2013, Ross spent his Summer in Upstate New York  where he worked as a Sports Counselor at a special needs camp. Arriving at Seacoast in 2014, Ross has achieved his USSF ‘D’ License and his predominately been involved on the Girls NPL side along with working as a tournament coordinator for our Labor Day and Memorial Day Tournaments. Ross also has the privilege of running the Seacoast United Gould Girls Summer Camp that is aimed at our Elite players in the club.

Ross will be coaching the Girls 2004 Development Academy team during the 2018/19 season.

Chris Scott
U17 Development Academy Head Coach
Seacoast United Girls' Director of Coaching

Chris, a native of Glasgow, Scotland, started with Seacoast United in 2011.  Before SUSC, Chris had playing spells with Clyde Football Club and Morton Football Club in Scotland.  Through his playing experience he began coaching with local professional football clubs.  He was involved in the youth development system at St. Mirren Football Club and also achieved a bachelor’s degree in Sport and Physical Education from the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow.

Chris has been coaching in the United States since 2009, where he started off working for Challenger Sports and then Elite UK Soccer.  Before moving to NH, he coached in Atlanta GA for Cobb Football Club.  Chris has his Scottish Football Association (SFA) levels 1, 2, 3, and 4 along with his SFA Youth License and USSF D License.

In addition to his role as Girls' Director of Coaching, Chris is also the Tournament Director for Seacoast United, and will be coaching the U17 Girls' Development Academy Team for the 2018/19 season.

Kim Carpenter
Seacoast United US Soccer Development Academy Trainer

Exeter Hospital Core Orthopaedics Sports Medicine Team
Master's Degree in Physical Therapy from University of South Florida

  • 6 years PT
  • 10 years ATC
Chelsea Watson
Seacoast United Soccer Club Registrar          
Biography:  USSF Licensed coach Chelsea Watson is a former three-sport athlete at Marshwood High School. She played for SUSC premier teams in 2001-2003. She was a four-year varsity soccer player and captain her senior year. She graduated breaking all goal keeping records and was named to the Fosters Dream Team. She continued to play soccer,  basketball and softball for Lyndon State College where she earned her B.S in Exercise Science. In 2015, Chelsea was named Varsity Girls’ Soccer coach at Marshwood High School. Chelsea lead them to their second program appearance in the Regional championship.

She recently completed her Master’s degree in Athletic Administration from Gonzaga University. 
During the 2016-17 season, Chelsea coached alongside USSF B license holder and former Youth National Team player Kim Foley working with the 2005 Girls Pre- NPL team.

Chelsea has recently joined Seacoast United in a full-time capacity, taking on the Club Registrar role for the 2018/19 season.