Brendan Keyes's Biography


Celtic FC AmericaHead Coach2000-2009
Galveston PiratesHead Coach2009-2013
Houston Hurricanes FCHead Coach2013-Present
TPSL Soccer LeaguePresident2013-Present
Keyes Sports ManagementCEO2013-Present

Key Achievements

•Celtic FC America
Texas Champions 2009/10
•Celtic FC America
Coach of the Year 2010
•Houston Hurricanes FC
Bay Area Cup Winners 2014/2015
•Galveston Pirates
NPSL 2012 South Central Div. Champions
•Texas Youth Soccer
10 State Championship winners
•Houston Hurricanes FC
Celtic Cup Winners 2015
•Houston Hurricanes FC
Gulf Coast Cup Champions 2012/2013
•Houston Hurricanes FC
Coach of the year 2013/2014
•TPSL 2015 Awarded President of the year
•Houston Hurricanes FC
2014/2015 regular season champions
•ISN Stars of Coaching Presented
by Korrio June/July 2013
•2015 awarded silver plate
for charity fundraisers

Managers References

•Gary Doherty - Republic of Ireland
Spurs/Norwich Player
•Alex O’Reilly -
Republic of Ireland West Ham United
•Gwen Lee – Vice President TPSL
•Noel Mulhall - Republic of
Ireland Women's National team
•Thiago Reis
Club America USA FC
•Marc Roseblade
Academy Coach Ayr United
•Peter Leven – Current
Assistant Manager at Kilmarnock FC
•Matt Martin
Portland Timbers Scout MLS
•Ray Houghton – Republic
of Ireland Liverpool/Aston Villa

Key Skills & Competencies

Coach Brendan Keyes, General Manager Head Coach of the Houston Hurricanes FC. Current President Texas Premier Soccer League . Keyes is a native of Ireland, built his reputation with impressive showings with two of Ireland’s best teams (Home Farm, Stella Marris). Keyes came to Houston in 1986, playing for the Eagles, the Force and the Hurricanes; as well as the State Select Team from 1989 – 1994. As a player, Keyes had a reputation for being a major scoring threat. One season, he scored 32 goals. In addition, Keyes played a big role in promoting Sport Aid ’86, an event highlighted by the presence of soccer great Pele. Keyes has enhanced his career as a sanctioned professional trainer, and serves as an Olympic Development Coach since 1996; He holds the FAI Badge as well as the USSF National Badge, Graduated top of his class at SMWW Soccer Management and Scouting, and has coached from youth to professional ranks. Brendan has also earned a Sports Psychology Diploma and Sports Nutrition Diploma from Markey Sports Management. Keyes owns and runs Celtic FC America Academy, doing camps all over the country and world.

Brendan Keyes has promoted the game in Texas from youth to pro ranks, bringing in pro teams from Mexico, El Salvador and Europe over the last 25 years. He is a top events promoter and one of the best coaches & General managers in Texas, USA. Some of his players he represents include Gary Doherty who played with Norwich and Spurs in English Premier League. Brendan has worked as Head Coach, General Manger, Vice President, President, CEO for pro teams. He also is the Owner of the TPSL, Texas Premier Soccer League, a man that has done it all in the beautiful game.

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