About DP Sports Performance

DP Sports specialise in encouraging youth and adults, professional and on professional in leading a active, positive and healthy lifestyle by providing a variety of training and sports to participate either in the form of one to one training, small group and team training sessions.

Who is DP?

DP  (Dougie Pringle) is an FA qualified level 2 football coach and has a BSc HONs sports science and sports psychology degree through studying with the Professional Footballers Associations Education Programme and Manchester Metropolitan University during 2010 - 2015.

DP's career in football began at youth and academy level with Manchester City FC (1997-2003) gaining a wealth of experience in youth professionalism and how the early academy systems operated which have laid the foundations of the structure of todays elite academy systems.


DP was fortunate enough to go on and experience eighteen months at professional level with Bury FC (2003-2004) gaining the experience of being a professional football player and their environment amongst a team competing in the English Football League 2 before embarking on the semi professional circuit with sides competing in the National League, Evo Stik and Counties leagues (2005-2017) gaining experience in balancing a football career with other commitments and responsibilities to which he began his coaching experiences and player mentoring.


He is currently player coach at  Egerton Football Club in the Cheshire Leagues.


In the season 2018-2019 Dougie was appointed Fitness Coach of Macclesfield Town FC newly promoted into the football league and was part of the coaching staff which guided them to safety in the English Football League 2.

What makes DP Sports different to other sports trainers?

The collective experience of sports professionals and football contacts associated with DP Sports is vast and widespread ultimately providing a broad range of training methods with focus on the four main areas of the development model using sport to facilitate development.