Soccer Practice


Established by Graeme Burnett & Phil O'Sullivan in 2011, Player Development Academy (PDA) is at the forefront of football player development, coach education and fitness training in Aberdeen, Scotland.


PDA aims to create an environment in which players and coaches can learn and develop, ultimately allowing them to reach their full potential.


As well as football coaching, we also offer personal fitness sessions by a fully qualified (REPs Registered) trainer.


Let PDA help take your game to the next level!

Soccer Game

Meet The Team


Graeme Burnett



Phil O'Sullivan


Graeme & Phil have a wealth of coaching experience, spanning over 40 years between them.  During this time they have acquired invaluable skills and knowledge from coaching players at all stages from 6 years old right through to senior players.  This puts Player Development Academy in a perfect position to understand what a player needs to develop in order to reach their full potential.



Soccer Practice

Davie Smith

Professional 1-2-1 coaching that develops players through in game scenarios, working on the fundamentals.  Top class coaching in Aberdeenshire

Soccer Match

Scott Geddes

Spotting and developing areas for improvement

Soccer Match

Jason Duguid

Fundamentally brilliant.  Football coaching at its finest

Muddy Soccer

Niall Pirie

Focus on the fundamental basics of the game has helped my kids ' confidence in match situations.  Positive coaching

Female Soccer Players

Mark Elder

Great 1-2-1 sessions, tailored for position specific skills to help kids push on to the next level


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