Welcome James Gilpin as Goalkeeper Coach
English Import to work with First Team Goalkeepers
Grand Rapids FC has added another coach to the staff. Please help us welcome James Gilpin! He will serve as an assistant coach and will work with the goalkeepers.
Gilpin is currently the Goalkeeping Director for GR Crew Juniors.
In addition to his work with GRCJ, he is also an Assistant Coach at Davenport University and Head Coach at Camp ShutOut Goalkeeping Camp….
He holds his NSCAA National and Advanced National Diplomas, English FA Level 1 Badge, and Rene Meulensteen Moves & Skills Diploma.
Originally from Newcastle, James began his playing career with stints at the Academy level with Sunderland AFC and Newcastle United. He played professionally for Celtic FC and represented the Scotland Youth National Team before moving to the United States.