Eddie Wolecki Black

First Team Manager

  • Date Joined: 9th May 2016
Progressive, ambitious and highly qualified football coach with an impressive background in both coaching and first-team management.
Possesses a proven track record of success having lead Glasgow City FC to multiple domestic titles as well as unprecedented progress in European competition.
A specialist in player development having worked with numerous players on their way to full international honours in both men’s and women’s football.
An outstanding asset to any club with a history of establishing successful youth academies and implanting innovative coaching programmes.
Eddie Wolecki Black

Qualifications/Accreditation

  • UEFA: Pro Licence

    UEFA
    Pro Licence
    2015

  • UEFA: A Licence

    UEFA
    A Licence
    2008

  • Scottish Football Association: Youth Licence Diploma

    Scottish Football Association
    Youth Licence Diploma
    2000

  • Scottish Football Association: Coaching Youth Footballers Certificate

    Scottish Football Association
    Coaching Youth Footballers Certificate
    1999

  • UEFA: B Licence

    UEFA
    B Licence
    1997

  • Scottish Football Association: Early Touches & Development Certificates

    Scottish Football Association
    Early Touches & Development Certificates
    1995

Career History

  • Airdrieonians FC

    Airdrieonians FC
    First Team Manager
    2015 – Present

  • Airdrieonians FC

    Airdrieonians FC
    Director of Coaching
    2015 – 2015

  • Edusport Academy

    Edusport Academy
    Head Coach
    2015 – 2015

  • Glasgow City FC

    Glasgow City FC
    Head Coach
    2007 – 2015

  • Forfar Athletic FC

    Forfar Athletic FC
    Co-Manager
    2007 – 2007

  • University of Abertay

    University of Abertay
    Dundee Centre of Excellence Head Coach
    2003 – 2007

  • Montrose FC

    Montrose FC
    Manager
    2005 – 2006

  • Lochee United FC

    Lochee United FC
    Manager
    2001 – 2005

  • Dundee FC

    Dundee FC
    Under 16s Coach
    2003 – 2004

  • Brechin City FC

    Brechin City FC
    Youth Co-Ordinator
    2003 – 2004

  • Arbroath FC

    Arbroath FC
    Youth Co-Ordinator
    2000 – 2000

  • Dundee United FC

    Dundee United FC
    Under 14s Manager/Scout
    1995 – 1998

Key Achievements

  • Won the SWF Premier League title eight seasons in a row in between 2007/08 and 2014
  • Won the SWF Scottish Cup five times in 2008/09, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014
  • Won the SWF Premier League Cup in 2008/09, 2009, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2014
  • Sealed domestic trebles in 2008/09, 2012, 2013 and 2014
  • Led the team to the quarter-finals of the UEFA Women’s Champion League in 2014/15, the last 16 in 2011/12 and the last 32 of the competition in 2012/13, becoming the first Scottish club to reach both the quarter-finals and the last 16
  • There was only 1 recognised international player upon arrival at Glasgow City and the club now contributes 8-13 players on a regular basis to home nation teams
  • Oversaw the establishment of a community youth programme to identify and develop players of all ages with the potential to progress to the Glasgo City first team
  • Implemented a holistic strategy at Glasgow City encompassiong all areas of performance from youth teams to first team, leaving a lasting legacy of success.
  • Won the 2008/09 East Region North League Championship and the Tayside & North Cup with Forfar West End
  • Led the University of Abertay football team to their first national league championship in 2003/04, with the team also reaching the sem-finals of the 2003/04 BUSA Championship
  • Won the 2004/05 East Region Superleague Championship, the 2002/03 Tayside Premier League Championship, and the 2003/04 Fife & Tayside Cup, North End Challenge Cup and Albert Hershell Tropy with Lochee United
  • Reached the final of the 2005/06 OVD Scottish Cup and Super Cup, the final of the Tayside & North Cup in 2003/04, and were runners-up in the 2002/03 Fife & Tayside Cup with Lochee Unite
  • Cut staff costs and expenses by 50% at Montrose FC as well as signing a more locally based bool of players to improve the club’s sustainability and competitiveness

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