Ian Palmer

Written by Rufusfeern.

Personal

  • Date of Birth: 3 March 1966

Professional Football Career

  • Rangers FC 1985-1987
  • Orlando Pirates FC 1989-1991
  • South African National 1991

Qualifications

  • Transnet Coaching 1995
  • Dutch KNVBN  Coaching Course 1996
  • SAFA Level 1 2001
  • SAFA Level 2 2002
  • Manchester United 2 day Coaching Clinics 2005
  • Currentlu going SAFA Level 3 - Professional Coaching Course 2011

Coaching Career

YOUTH DEVELOPMENT (7YEARS):
  • Head Coach Southern Transvaal u/17 team won the Inter Provincial Tournament.
  • Transnet Youth Development
  • Orlando Pirates Youth Development
  • RAU Kaizer Chiefs Youth Development

PROFESIONAL COACHING EXPERIENCE (8YEARS):

  • 2002 2nd Assistant at Orlando Pirates under the leadership of the French Head Coach Jean Yves Kerjean
  • 2003 Head Coach Maritzburg utd took over when the team was 2nd last with 12 games to won10, the team finished in 5th position safe from relegation.
  • 2004 Assistant Coach at Manning Rangers under the leadership of Steve Khompela /Roy Barreto
  •  2004 Head Coach at Manning Rangers (PSL)
  •  2005/06 Head Coach F.C.A.K took them to the Play-offs
  •  2007/08 Head Coach Maritzburg utd Won the NFD coastal steam and won the National Playoffs that Promote Maritzburg utd to the elite ABSA PREMIERSHIP LEAGUE.
  • 2008/09   Assistant Coach at Orlando Pirates F.C. won the TELKOM CHARITY CUP / RUNNERS UP in the TELKOM CUP.
  • 2008/09 Head Coach African Warriors build a team that went to the NFD Inland Playoffs.
  • 2009/10 Head Coach United F.C. saved them from relegation.
  • 2010/11 Head Coach Blackburn Rovers F.C.
  • 2011/12 - Head Coach Maritzburg FC (PSL)
  • 2012/13 - Black Leopards FC (PSL)
  • 2013 to date - Engen Santos FC