Graeme Smith

  • Date Joined: 30th August 2016
Date of Birth: 1st January 1970
Position: Goalkeeper · Height: 6’ 2” (188cms) · Weight: 12st 3lb (78kgs)

Graeme is a highly accomplished and forward thinking football coach who is looking to build upon a successful playing career in the game as well as first team coaching experience to positively influence the next generation of talent.

A strong and confident communicator who can connect with players by using own experience to build rapport, and as a result uses this skill to identify players’ individual needs on and off the pitch to ensure their steady development.

Graeme is a diligent and self-driven professional whose coaching philosophy is based on teaching solid fundamentals, improving technique, and sharpening both game awareness and the technical and tactical side of a player’s game.
Graeme Smith

Qualifications/Accreditation

  • UEFA: B Licence

    UEFA
    B Licence
    2015

  • Scottish Football Association: Goalkeeping Badges

    Scottish Football Association
    Goalkeeping Badges
    2014

Career History

  • Peterhead FC

    Peterhead FC
    Goalkeeper
    2012 – Present

  • Peterhead FC

    Peterhead FC
    Goalkeeper Coach
    2012 – Present

  • St Mirren FC

    St Mirren FC
    Goalkeeper
    2011 – 2012

  • St Johnstone FC

    St Johnstone FC
    Goalkeeper
    2009 – 2011
    Appearances: 44

  • Rangers FC

    Rangers FC
    Goalkeeper
    2007 – 2009
    Appearances: 1

  • Kilmarnock FC

    Kilmarnock FC
    Goalkeeper
    1999 – 2007
    Appearances: 47

  • Stenhousemuir FC

    Stenhousemuir FC
    Goalkeeper
    2002 – 2003
    Appearances: 34

  • Queen’s Park FC

    Queen’s Park FC
    Goalkeeper
    2001 – 2002
    Appearances: 24

Key Achievements

  • SPL Champions and Scottish Cup winner with Rangers in 2008/2009
  • Won the Scottish Cup and League Cup double with Rangers in 2007/08
  • Runner up in the UEFA Cup final in 2008 with Rangers
  • League Cup finalist with Kilmarnock in 2000/01 & 2006/07 and Rangers in 2008/09
  • League Two Champion in 2014 with Peterhead gaining auotmatic promotion
  • Named in the 2013/14 PFA League Two Team of the Year
  • Won Peterhead’s Player of the Year award in 2012/13
  • Held the league’s best defensive record for the seasons 2012/13 and 2013/14
  • Retained a clean sheet on his first team debut for Rangers
  • Reached the semi-final of the Scottish League Cup 2009/10 with St Johnstone
  • Helped St Johnstone to the semi-final of the Scottish Cup in the season 2009/10
  • Currently holds the Peterhead club record of playing 543 minutes (over nine hours) without conceding a goal
  • Played in all games for Peterhead since signing in 2012, over 150 games in total

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