Greg is a former professional footballer who has now turned his attentions to the coaching side of the game, currently working under Peter Beardsley as Newcastle United’s U21 assistant coach.

Comfortable in central midfield or full back he began his footballing career with Newcastle, progressing through the academy before being awarded a scholarship then graduating, spending 2 years as a pro at the Premier League club. Greg’s next move was to join League 1 Bury then returning to the North East for a short spell with Gateshead.

Greg is a qualified level 2 coach who is being fast tracked through his badges by Newcastle who see major potential in his qualities as a coach. Being the son of former Liverpool legend and Iconic Newcastle United figure Terry McDermott, its not hard to see why.