Beverly Priestman Biography

Beverly Priestman is an English personality and a professional football manager. Currently, she is head coaching the national team of Canada Women’s team. In 2021, Beverly Priestman coached the women’s team in the Olympic gold medal.

She aims to head coach the team to lead Les Rouges Women’s World Cup and bring the cup to the country. Canada never had a place above fourth place at Women’s World Cup but was ranked sixth at the FIFA ranking tournament in Australia and New Zealand. The Women’s Canada team is a good competition with the USA team.

Early Life

Beverly Priestman, Aka Bev Priestman, is 37 years old and was born on 29th April 1986. At age 12, she started playing futsal in Consett under John Herdman. At that time, John Herdman worked as a university lecturer and a part-time football coach. Priestman had her education from Liverpool John Moores University, and later, she worked for Everton under Mo Marley.

Beverly went to Castleside Primary School and was the only girl on her school soccer team. At that time, she even didn’t know how to play soccer and was having only street skills to play soccer. She was lucky to have her coaching under John Herdman, who helped her get the best coaching ever.

Beverly Priestman Career

She began her professional coaching in New Zealand under John Herdman. After that, she joined Canada Youth Team, which was set up in 2013, and she was 26 years old then. That time, she led the team for the first time to U-17 before the team was promoted to U-20 in 2017.

After a year, Beverly moved to her home country, where she served as an assistant and coached the England senior squad under Phil Neville until she was appointed with Canada in 2020.

Then, in October 2020, she became the head coach of Canada’s women’s national soccer team. With her guidance and in her presence, the team won the gold medal in the Tokyo Olympics on 6th August 2021.

Beverly served under former head coach John Herdman. After that, John Herdman moved to the men’s team, and Priestman started guiding Canada and had a lot of hands in polishing the Canadian team and taking them forward. And now, the world cup is on the head, and the head coach, Beverly Priestman, looks forward to letting her squad reach the global level.

Beverly Priestman Biography

Real Name Beverly Priestman
Birth Date July 25, 2018
Age (as of 2023) 37 Years
Birth Place Wellington, New Zealand
Profession Head Coach & Football Manager

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 5” – in Centimeters – 164 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 58 kg  –  in Pounds –  127 lbs
Hair Color Blonde
Eye Color Grey


Father Collin Priestman
Mother Helen Priestman

Relationship Status

Marital Status Married
Is she Lesbian? Yes
Who is his wife/partner? Emma Humphries
Children Jack Priestman

Personal Life

Beverly is an LGBTQ supporter and she is openly lesbian. She married Emma Humphries, who is currently coaching the U-17 squad of Canada and is also a former New Zealand International. The two met in New Zealand when Humphries was the national development manager and was there in her home nation.

The two reunited in Canada when Humphries was hired by the Vancouver Whitecaps and was appointed to lead the youth team in 2014. Humphries was a follower of Priestman. While Humphries used to coach the Liverpool women’s youth squad, Priestman had her job in England as a coach.

They rejoined when Priestman was hired as Canada’s head coach, and Humphries was appointed the director of football development. The couple has a son named Jack Priestman, born in 2018. Jack was diagnosed with autism, and despite their busy life, the couple has significantly managed to nurture their child and support a favorable environment for his growth.

Social Life

On Twitter, Beverly Priestman highlights herself as the Women’s National Team Head Coach and Public Speaker. She joined Twitter in July 2011, and since then, she has gathered 10.3K followers. But she doesn’t owe any verified account on Twitter.

On Instagram, she has a verified account by the handle name – bevpriestman, which she joined in September 2022. She has 6,481 followers on Instagram and 617 in the following list. Beverly seems to be very close to her son and wife, Emma. She often posts family pictures and has various highlights posing with her son and wife.

Beverly Priestman Net Worth

As per the sources, she has an annual salary of $42,000 and is earning a satisfying income that is enough for her family, including her wife and son.

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