Grant Heywood is the Video Analyst on the LA Galaxy II staff. Heywood previously coached the LA Galaxy Academy U-15 and U-14 teams from 2019-2022 and served as the National Director of Coaching at AYSO United from 2018-2019, where he taught US Soccer Coaching Licenses for Grassroots and D Licenses. Prior to that, he has coaching experience as the Director of Coaching at Pacific Soccer Club and AYSO United SoCal and as a Regional Coach and Curriculum Developer at UK International Soccer.
Heywood holds his USSF A License and USSF Coach Instructor License. He has earned a USC Premier Diploma and USC Performance Analysis Levels 1 and 2. He received a BA Honors in Physical Education with Qualified Teacher Status from the University of Bedfordshire in 2010.