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Meet a Member

MeetPaul Spacey from Coventry who moved to LA 3 years ago to pursue football (soccer) coaching.
Was there a particular reason you chose LA ?
The climate was definitely a factor! My girlfriend Claire (also a BLA member) wanted to continue her acting studies then further her career and this was the perfect place for it. We had a choice between LA and London and to be honest it was an easy decision in the end. LA was ideal for me (I’m a qualified referee, ex semi-pro player and coach) and I knew there were lots of soccer opportunities here - given that I’m now one of LA’s best known soccer coaches, it has turned out to be a very good decision to relocate.
What  do you miss most from home?
Friends and family, without a doubt. If we could move them all over here it would be THE perfect place to live, long-term. I never thought I would miss the cold weather but after the crazy summer we have just had, I would love some of the UK’s cold weather to hit us!
What was your first impres…