Billy Alexander joined the academy in October 2009 and is head coach of the under 11′s side. Billy has an honours degree in sports coaching and development alongside many sports coaching badges, including rugby, shinty, tennis, badminton, basketball and tri-golf. His footballing qualifications include SFA level 1, 2, 3 and 4 on the Children’s Pathway and SFA level 1,2, 3 and C licence on the Youth/Adult Pathway in addition to level 1 Goalkeeping, Coaching Footballers with Disabilities and SFA Futsal Coaching. Billy coaches football in many local primaries including Auchinleck, Ochiltree, Alloway and Tarbolton as well as delivering sports sessions on basketball, shinty, hockey and tri-golf whilst being on placement with Active Schools from 2006 – present. Billy won the Scottish FA Grassroots Award 2012 and South Ayrshire Coach of the Year 2013.