Tony Caig

Head Goalkeeping / Assistant Coach

  • Date Joined: 22nd November 2016
-Experienced Head Goalkeeping Coach and Assistant coach , playing and coaching experience at the highest levels of the game in the UK and North America.
-First Player / GK Coach position at the age of 32 in 2006 at the Vancouver Whitecaps.
-Motivated and Professional forward thinking coach who can bring high levels of Goalkeeper and Player development.
-Technical and tactical Session planning - Specific to the players needs.
-Individual Player development.
-Individual Player Video analysis.
-Opposition analysis.
-Goalkeeper and Player recruitment.

-Help Management team with any other aspects of Training and Match day Preparation.
-Played for a number of high level Managers - Sir Bobby Robson , Graeme Souness , Alex Mcleish , Alan Curbishley.
-Coached and worked with High Level Goalkeepers who have gained international recognition - Jordan Pickford ,Tim Krul , Frazer Forster, Trevor Carson , Joe Murphy , Leo Fasan , Shay Given , Steve Harper , Ben Amos, Pat Onstad.

-Owner of TC Goalkeeping since 2009 - Goalkeeping academies for ages 7-16 in Cumbria and Dumfries and Galloway.
Tony Caig


  • The Football Association: Talent ID Award Level 1

    The Football Association
    Talent ID Award Level 1

  • UEFA: Goalkeeping A Licence

    Goalkeeping A Licence

  • The Football Association: Level 1 Psychology

    The Football Association
    Level 1 Psychology

  • The Football Association: Youth Award

    The Football Association
    Youth Award

  • UEFA: B Licence

    B Licence

  • Scottish Football Association: Goalkeeping Licence Diploma

    Scottish Football Association
    Goalkeeping Licence Diploma

Career History

  • Hartlepool United FC

    Hartlepool United FC
    Head Gk Coach
    2015 – 2017

  • Carlisle United FC

    Carlisle United FC
    Goalkeeping / Assistant Coach
    2011 – 2015

  • Carlisle United FC

    Carlisle United FC
    Player / Goalkeeping coach
    2009 – 2011

  • Eclipse Soccer Club Texas

    Eclipse Soccer Club Texas
    Youth GK Coach
    2008 – 2008

  • Gretna FC

    Gretna FC
    Player / Goalkeeping coach
    2007 – 2008

  • Canadian Soccer Association

    Canadian Soccer Association
    BC NTC GK Coach
    2006 – 2007

  • University British Columbia

    University British Columbia
    Mens GK Coach
    2006 – 2007

  • Vancouver Whitecaps FC

    Vancouver Whitecaps FC
    Player / GK coach
    2006 – 2007

  • North Shore Soccer Club

    North Shore Soccer Club
    Youth GK Coach
    2006 – 2007

  • Annan Athletic FC

    Annan Athletic FC
    1st Team GK Coach
    2017 – Present

  • Newcastle United FC

    Newcastle United FC
    Academy GK Coach (12-16’s)
    2017 – Present

Key Achievements

  • Played 500 professional games in England , Scotland and North America including European and Conacaf tournament experience, PFA Team of the year 1996/97 & Conference Team 2009/10.
  • 2 Championship Titles ( 3rd Division 1994/95 & USL Championsip 2006) 4 Cup finals (2 as a player 1994/95 & 1996/97 All members cup & 2 as a coach - JPT 2010 & 2011 )
  • As a coach been involved in over 500 Professional games in MLS , SPL , L1 & L2.
  • Helped in the development of a number of Goalkeepers from Academy to First team football.
  • Number of Goalkeepers i’ve coached have went on to gain international recognition in the UK and North America.

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