Paul Byles

Paul Byles

Coach Paul has been a youth coach at Academy for the past 9 years, initially coaching the U13 team and now head coach of the U16 and U18 boys teams. He is Head of Youth Development at the club, overseeing its youth football program. He received a COERVER youth coaching Diploma in 2012 and earned the CONCACAF 'D' coaches license in 2013. He coached the Cayman Prep U11 PFL team for 6 years and was the lead coach coordinator for Cayman Prep's U9 and U11 during that period. He has also been coaching Cayman Prep's U13/14 Boys team in the Dart high school league for the past 2 years.

Paul served as an assistant U15 National Team coach for the Cayman Islands in 2015 and has also served as assistant Coach and Team Manager for the U20 Men's National Team in the CONCACAF U20 Mens' Championships. Paul has coached various Academy teams overseas over the past 8 years at the Disney International Youth Cup in Orlando, the USA Cup in Minnesota and the Miami Cup. He has also coached Academy teams in various locally hosted international tournaments since 2011. In 2018, he was recognised with a Heroes Day award for his contribution to sports.